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Archives for October 2015

Statement by Third Committee delegate Ms. Pachoumi on Human Rights – 30 October 2015

IMG_20151030_124352242United Nations General Assembly- 70th Session

Third Committee

Item 72(b): Protection and Promotion of Human Rights – Human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms

Thank you Mr. Chair.

As this is the first time my delegation takes the floor, allow me to extend our congratulations to you and the members of the bureau.  [Read more…]

Water connection between Turkey and the occupied areas

MFA’s Press Release regarding the water connection between Turkey and the occupied areas of the Republic of Cyprus

20 October 2015

The water connection between Turkey and the Turkish occupied areas through a subsea pipeline violates international law, as well as the laws of the Republic of Cyprus, and is an illegal act which aims at integrating the occupied areas with Turkey, to further [Read more…]

Statement by Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Menelaos Menelaou – Open debate – Women

United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

United Nations, 13 October 2015

Mr. President,

My delegation aligns itself with the statement made by the European Union and would like to make some remarks in its national capacity.

UN SC resolution 1325 and its follow-up resolutions have been instrumental in promoting the Women, Peace and Security [Read more…]

Statement by Mr. Menelaos Menelaou – UN General Assembly – Strengthening of the UN

70th Session of the United Nations General Assemblly

Agenda Item 122 – Strengthening of the United Nations

UN Headquarters, 12 October 2015

Thank you Mr. President,

Let me at the outset thank you for organizing this meeting.

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement of the European Union and would like to add the following in its national capacity.  [Read more…]

United Nations General Assembly – Statement by Ambassador Emiliou

United Nations General Assembly

Informal interactive dialogue on the

Report of the Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect: A vital and enduring commitment: Implementing the responsibility to protect

United Nations, 8 September 2015

Mr. President,

 I would like to thank you for convening this timely interactive dialogue.  Cyprus aligns itself with the statement delivered earlier by the European Union. [Read more…]