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Archives for July 2015

Security Council Open Debate – Statement by Ambassador Emiliou

Security Council’s Open Debate on “Peace and security challenges facing small island developing States”, in connection with the agenda item “Maintenance of international peace and security”

United Nations, 30 July 2015

Mr. President,

Let me begin by congratulating you and the New Zealand delegation for successfully accomplishing this month’s presidency of the Security Council, and for convening this Open Debate on the peace and security challenges faced by Small Island Developing States. [Read more…]

Financing for Development – Addis Ababa , 13-16 July 2015

3rd International Conference on Financing for Development

Statement by the Head of Delegation, Minister Anrdreas D. Mavroyiannis

Addis Ababa, 16 July 2015

Mr. President,

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the EU.

In less than two months, world leaders will gather in New York to agree on a single development agenda that must be truly universal and transformative; a rights-based agenda that leaves no one behind. [Read more…]

Statement by the Minister of Agriculture Mr. Nicos Kouyialis

CYP-MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE-UN4

PHOTO CREDIT: GANP/DIMITRIOS PANAGOS

High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development under the auspices of ECOSOC

“Strengthening integration, implementation and review – the HLPF after 2015

United Nations, 7 July 2015

Mr. President,

The year 2015 is crucial for the international community. In September at a Leaders’ Summit in New York, a new development agenda including global sustainable development goals will be adopted. This is a universal agenda for all nations, [Read more…]