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#Cuba commemorates the International Day for the Elimination of All Nuclear Weapons

GENEVA, September 26, 2017.- On commemorating the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, the Permanent Mission of Cuba calls once again to raise awareness of the threat posed by nuclear weapons and the need for their total elimination.

Cuba will never accept any preconditions or impositions

Statement by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs Of the Republic of Cuba, at the Seventy Second Session of the United Nations General Assembly. New York, September 22, 2017.

Cuba attaches great importance to application of nuclear technologies in key areas of economy and society

Speech delivered by Ambassador Juan Antonio Fernández to the General Debate of The 61st General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Vienna, 20 September 2017

Cuba rejects manipulation for political ends and double standards in the treatment of human rights

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cuba, Ambassador Pedro L. Pedroso Cuesta, in the General Debate on Theme 4 (Human rights situations requiring the Council's attention). 36th regular session of the Human Rights Council. Geneva, Switzerland, 19 September 2017.

Cuba signed Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

NEW YORK, September 20, 2017. Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in the framework of the opening ceremony for the signing of the Treaty, which was held today at the headquarters of the United Nations.

The hurricane did not break the spirit of resistance of Cubans

Statement by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, at the event in United Nations in solidarity with the countries affected by hurricane Irma. New York, September 18, 2017.

Nuclear disarmament must continue being the highest priority in the disarmament field

Mr President,
The adoption of the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty on 7 July 2017 and its next opening for signature on 20 September constitute a historic milestone. It is a result of a long and delayed process of multilateral negotiations since UN General Assembly adopted the first resolution on 24 January 1946 calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons.

New York commemorates the 91st Anniversary of the birth of the Historical Leader of the Cuban Revolution

NEW YORK, August 14, 2017. The 91st anniversary of the birth of Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro Ruz was commemorated in this city in a moving ceremony.

Cuba participates in the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management

NUEVA YORK, August 3rd, 2017. With the presence of Cándido A. Regalado Gómez, Head of the National Office of Hydrography and Geodesics of Cuba; and José Luis Capote Fernández, Head of the Project Department of GEOCOMIX/GEOCUBA, the island was represented at the 7th Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM).

Cuban experts support the international access to geospatial information for the national decision makers

NEW YORK, 3rd, August, 2017.- Cándido A. Regalado Gómez, Head of the National Office for Geodesy and Cartography; during the session of August 3rd in the framework of the 7th Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) pointed out that the creation of fundamental data source, which connect geospatial and statistical information in different domains, should run parallel with the work related to the strengthening and diffusion of methods, technologies and standards. He added that this would imply that all member countries could have full access to geospatial information and data, in order to take better decisions in several fields.

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