Multilateral Issues

Cuba participates in Intersputnik's joint 46th session of the Board and 21st session of the Operations Committee

MONGOLIA,  June 21, 2018. Between June 19 and 21, the 46th Session of the Directing Board and the 21st Joint Meeting of the Operations Committee of the INTERSPUTNIK Organization met in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

Cuba reaffirms its commitment to actions aimed at strengthening the UN's capacity to face humanitarian emergencies

NEW YORK, June 21, 2018. - In her statement at the general debate of the Humanitarian Affairs Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, took the opportunity to review the important advances in Cuba in terms of early warning, management and recovery in emergency situations

Cuba presents resolution at U.N. demanding Puerto Rico's right to self-determination and independence

NEW YORK, June 18, 2018.-  “Cuba reaffirms the inalienable right of the Puerto Rican people to self-determination and independence, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 1514 (XV) and the applicability of the fundamental principles of that resolution to the question of Puerto Rico..."

Cuba shows at the UN its advances in the fight against HIV-AIDS

NEW YORK, June 12, 2018. "To move forward and successfully confront HIV / AIDS,  a deep reform of the current international order and the promotion of a true spirit of solidarity and cooperation are required," said Ambassador Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, in her statement at the session of the General Assembly on the consideration of agenda item 10 of the seventy-second session.

Cuba supports a just and definitive solution to the question of Western Sahara

NEW YORK, June 11, 2018.-  At the session of the United Nations Committee on Decolonization, dedicated to the Question of Western Sahara, the Permanent Representative of Cuba, Ambassador Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, reiterated the permanent support of the island for a just and definitive solution to the question of Western Sahara, in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the General Assembly and the Security Council of the United Nations.

Young Cubans are building day by day the future of their socialist and revolutionary nation

NEW YORK, - June 4, 2018. The General Assembly of the United Nations held on May 30 the Youth Dialogue with the objective of recognizing the role of young people as promoters of peace and development. The meeting was attended by Yilianne Sánchez Rodríguez, Diplomatic Attaché of the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the world organization.

Cuba supports the management reform leading to a United Nations with a more active role in the maintenance of peace and the promotion of development

NEW YORK, June 1, 2018.-   In the general debate on item 134 of the agenda of the General Assembly: "Review of the efficiency of the administrative and financial functioning of the United Nations,"  the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, reiterated the island's support for the efforts of the Secretary General to make the United Nations a more agile, efficient and responsible organization

Cuba celebrates 15th Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Convention against Corruption

NEW YORK,  24 May 2018.- During the High-Level Debate convened by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, Yillianne Sánchez Rodríguez, Diplomatic Attaché of Cuba to the United Nations, indicated that the so-called "Merida Convention" is the only binding instrument of almost universal scope to analyze issues related to the prevention and fight against global corruption.

Cuban Minister Makes a Visit to UNESCO

FRANCE, May 22, 2018.-  Cuba''s Higher Education Minister Jose Ramon Saborido made a visit to UNESCO headquarters today, where he had a fruitful meeting with the Assistant Director-General for the Education Sector, Stefannia Giannini.

Cuba reiterates its commitment to cooperate with the UN human rights system

Mr. President:

Twitter, which predates the UPR by a few years, has doubled the number of characters it allows; the Human Rights Council should consider following suit and allowing more time for the member states' speeches.

We are grateful to those who have participated in this dialogue and have made recommendations, on the basis of respect for the principles of sovereignty and non-interference in domestic affairs.

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