October 23, 2018

Archives for October 2003

Statement by H.E. Mr. A. J. Jacovides Ambassador, Special Adviser Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the Sixth (Legal) Committee of the General Assembly on the “Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its fifty-fifth session”

Mr. Chairman,

The consideration of the International Law Commission’s Report has traditionally been the highlight of the annual agenda of the Sixth Committee and I feel privileged to participate once again in this debate. [Read more…]

Statement by H.E. Mr. Andreas Mavroyiannis Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus on the Return of Cultural Property to the Countries of Origin

Mr. President,

The report of the Secretary-General on the Return or Restitution of Cultural Property to the Countries of Origin contained in Document A/58/314, delivers a hopeful message that much of what needs to be done, is being done, and that important efforts to protect cultural properties are well on the way to bearing fruitful results. [Read more…]

Message by Cyprus President to the United Nations Secretary General on the UN Day

Excellency,

On this solemn occasion of the 58th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, I wish to convey to you, on behalf of the people, the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and myself our wholehearted wishes, together with the assurances of our constant support and earnest dedication to the efforts for the promotion and the fulfillment of the principles, ideals and objectives of the United Nations. [Read more…]

Statement by H.E. Mr. A. J. Jacovides Ambassador, Special Adviser Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the Sixth (Legal) Committee of the General Assembly on “International Convention against the Reproductive Cloning of Human Beings”

Mr. Chairman,

 We have been attentively following the debate on this important and sensitive topic in the Sixth Committee and have carefully noted the contents of the Working Group’s Report (A/C.6/58/L.9) and its related documents and also the texts of the two draft resolutions in A/C.6/58/L.2 and A/C.6/58/L.8, each with an impressive list of cosponsors, ably introduced yesterday by the delegations of Costa Rica and Belgium, respectively. [Read more…]

From Istar to Aphrodite: Treasures from Cyprus on display in New York for the first time

An exhibition entitled ‘From Ishtar to Aphrodite – 3200 Years of Cypriot Hellenism’ presenting art and artifacts from the island of Cyprus will be held at the Onassis Cultural Center in New York from the 23rd of October 2003 to January 3rd 2004. [Read more…]

Statement by H.E. Mr. Andreas Mavroyiannis Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the Fourth Committee on Peacekeeping Operations

Mr. Chairman,

As this is the first time my delegation takes the floor, please allow me to congratulate you on your well-deserved election, and wish you every success in steering the work of the Committee. [Read more…]

Statement by Mr. Yiorgos Christofides Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the First Committee on Disarmament

Mr. Chairman,

I would like to congratulate you on the assumption of the Chairmanship of the First Committee. We are confident that with your long experience and wise guidance the goals of this Committee will be fully achieved. [Read more…]

Letter dated 10 October 2003 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary General (A/58/433–S/2003/991)

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Letter dated 9 October 2003 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary General (A/58/429–S/2003/982)

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Letter to International Press Associations concerning threats against Turkish Cypriot journalists

I communicate with you once again, in order to alert you about the continuing policy of harassment by the Turkish occupation forces against members of the Turkish Cypriot Press, in particular against the daily newspaper ‘AFRIKA’ and its journalists Sener Levent and Ali Osman. [Read more…]