May 18, 2021

Welcome Message from Ambassador Andreas Hadjichrysanthou

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Dear friends,

Welcome to the website of the Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the United Nations.

Cyprus has been a proud member of the UN since its independence in 1960. The UN has always been at the core of Cyprus’ foreign policy; as a small state, we see our values and interests firmly embedded in a rules-based international order, and consider the UN as the cornerstone of effective multilateralism to address global challenges, including in relation to peace and security, climate change, protection and promotion of human rights for all, and sustainable development.

It is a great privilege to serve as Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations. Together with our small but dynamic team, we work to advance the interests, and the principles and the values of Cyprus. As an EU Member State, we also contribute, in coordination with our EU partners, to the enhancing and deepening of the EU – UN partnership which is focused on the promotion and protection of the multilateral and rules-based global governance system.

Please follow our activities here on the website and on twitter @CyprusinUN.

Ambassador Andreas Hadjichrysanthou

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Written statement submitted by Cyprus to the UN Security Council open debate on “Sexual Violence in Conflict”
New York, 14 April 2021

This statement complements that of the European Union and offers some concrete suggestions towards combating sexual violence in conflict.

The prohibition of rape and other forms of sexual violence by customary international law, in both international and non-international armed conflicts,    Read more….

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Candidature of Ambassador Andreas D. Mavroyiannis for the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC) for the term 2023-2027 …..more info

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Arms Trade Treaty – Vacancy Announcement 

ATT Project Manager (EU Project)

ATT Project Officer (EU Project)

ATT Finance Officer (EU Project)