July 5, 2015

High-level Event on Climate Change

ClimateChangeUNStatement delivered by the Permanent Representative, Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou

United Nations, 30 June 2015

Madame Vice-President,

First, I would like to express our gratitude to the President of the General Assembly for convening this High Level Event on such an important topic. The meeting could not have been timelier, as 2015 is a crucial year for people and the planet as a whole. In September, the UN will convene a special Summit on sustainable development to mark the adoption of new SDG’s applicable to all countries. And in December world leaders will meet in Paris with the purpose to secure a meaningful, universal climate change agreement. [Read more…]

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Statement by the Deputy Permanent Representative, Menelaos Menelaou

United Nations, 11 June 2015

Thank you Mr President.

Cyprus aligns itself with the statement (to be) delivered by the representative of the European Union.

Cyprus ratified the Convention in 2011 and submitted its first report on its implementation in 2013. Currently, various policies are being developed by the focal point, the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, following consultations with relevant stakeholders, including the civil society. [Read more….]

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