October 18, 2018

Archives for July 2012

ILO Decent Work Agenda and Global Jobs Pact More Relevant Than Ever, EU Presidency says at ECOSOC HL General Debate

Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States

By Mr. George Papageorgiou, Deputy Miniser of Ministry of Labor and Social Insurance of Cyprus

The 2012 Annual Ministerial Review: General Debate, 6 July 2012

Mr President,

I am speaking on behalf of the European Union and its Member States.

The Acceding country Croatia*, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, Montenegro*, Iceland** and Serbia*, the countries of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidates Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova, align themselves with this statement. [Read more…]

EU speaking points at High-level policy dialogue with the international financial and trade institutions on current developments in the world economy at 2012 Annual Ministerial Review of Economic and Social Council

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EU speaking points delivered by Ms. Christina Rafti, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the UN at 2012 Annual Ministerial Review of ECOSOC,  July 3, 2012

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Address by the Foreign Minister at the ceremony organized by the Nicosia Municipality to mark the commencement of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU

 Today is a historic and proud moment for the Republic of Cyprus. From now, and for the following six months, our country takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Our goal: to contribute, through this Presidency, to the process of European integration, to the “ever closer union” of states and people across Europe. [Read more…]

Message by the President of the Republic of Cyprus on the assumption of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of EU

Dear compatriots,

The first of July 2012 is an historic day for our country. As of today the Republic of Cyprus assumes the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the next six months. Assuming our institutional role, as a presiding country, is a great honour, recognition and prestige. [Read more…]