U.S. blockade affects the work of the United Nations Development System in Cuba
Statement by the delegation of Cuba on Agenda Item 111: "Measures to eliminate international terrorism"
New York, 7 - 8 October 2019
The Deputy Permanent Representative and Chargé d'Affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, highlighted today in the general debate on Item 26: Advancement of Women, that the island is proud to show tangible results in the advancement and empowerment of women and girls, having been the first country to sign and the second to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.