Cyprus President will visit New York to attend the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly
18 September 2015
The President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Nicos Anastasiades will be visiting New York from 22 to 29 September 2015, leading Cyprus’s delegation during the High-level week of the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly. The President will be accompanied by the First Lady Mrs. Andri Anastasiadou, the Foreign Minister Mr. Ioannis Kasoulides, the Deputy Minister to the President Mr. Constantinos Petrides and the Government Spokesman Mr. Nikos Christodoulides.
At the UN, President Anastasiades will have a series of bilateral meetings and attend UN conferences. While in New York he will also have contacts with leaders of Cypriot Diaspora, Jewish and other organizations. On Wednesday, 23 September, President Anastasiades will host a working luncheon with the Five Permanent Members of the Security Council and on Saturday, 26 September, he will have a private meeting with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. On Tuesday, 29 September, in the afternoon he will address the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly. A press conference by the President to the UN accredited journalists and correspondents will follow his speech.
On Friday, 25 September, President Anastasiades will join more than a 150 world leaders that have committed to attend the UN Summit to adopt the Post 2015 Development Agenda, a transformational universal agenda that aims at achieving global sustainable development in the next 30 years. He will address the Summit on Saturday, 26 September, in the morning and attend other events and meetings related to the Summit.
President Anastasiades will also hold a series of bilateral meetings with other Heads of State and Government as well as Foreign Ministers visiting the UN including the President of Egypt, the Prime Minister of India, the US Vice-President and the US Secretary of State.
On Wednesday, 23 September, President Anastasiades will pay a visit to his Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and on Friday, 25 September, in the evening will attend a testimonial dinner hosted by the Cyprus Federation of America.
President Anastasiades will return to Cyprus on Tuesday, 29 September.