November 18, 2018

Archives for June 2013

High-Level Thematic Debate, United Nations General Assebmly 67th Session, New York, June 26 2013

 Statement by H.E. Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou

Madame Moderator

At the outset I would like to thank the panellists for the many interesting points they have raised in their presentations. [Read more…]

UN Women Executive Board, Annual Session, 25-27 June 2013 – Item 6: Pledging event

Statement by Mr Stelios Makriyiannis, First Secretary

New York, 26 June 2013

Mr President

Since its inception in 2010 as the UN’s principal actor for gender equality and the empowerment of women, UN Women has successfully brought together resources and actions towards fulfilling the UN’s objectives in this field. [Read more…]

Internship Opportunities

Internship opportunities at the Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the UN, New York

The Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the United Nations in New York is seeking applications for unpaid internships, for periods ranging from 3 to 12 months.  Eligible candidates must be citizens of a European Union Member State. [Read more…]

Interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ioannis Kasoulides, to CNA – 7 June 2013

by Maria Koniotou

Nicosia, June 7 (CNA) – There has been no discussion on a possible return of the Turkish occupied fenced-off town of Famagusta to its legal inhabitants in exchange for allowing direct flights to and from the illegal Tymbou airport, in Cyprus’ northern Turkish occupied areas, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides has said.

This issue is not under discussion, he told CNA in an interview, adding that the Greek Cypriot side has never raised such an issue. [Read more…]

Η Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία υπέγραψε την Συνθήκη του ΟΗΕ για το Εμπόριο των Όπλων, 3 Ιουνίου 2013

Ο Μόνιμος Αντιπρόσωπος Πρέσβης Νικόλαος Αιμιλίου υπέγραψε σήμερα (3 Ιουνίου, 2013) εκ μέρους της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας, την Συνθήκη για το Εμπόριο Όπλων (Arms Trade Treaty) η οποία άνοιξε σήμερα για υπογραφή στην έδρα του Διεθνούς Οργανισμού. Τη Συνθήκη υπέγραψαν σήμερα συνολικά 63 Κράτη Μέλη του ΟΗΕ. [Read more…]

The Republic of Cyprus Signed the UN Arms Trade Treaty

The Permanent Representative Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou signed today (3 June 2013) on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus, the UN Arms Trade Treaty which opened today for signature at UN headquarters. The Treaty was signed today by a total of 63 UN member states.

The first Arms Trade Treaty was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 2 April 2013 and was considered a landmark historic achievement and the culmination of many years of efforts. The Treaty which regulates international trade in conventional weapons, from small arms to battle tanks, combat aircraft and warships will [Read more…]