Multilateral Issues

Cuba highlights the role of the United Nations in the promotion of Development

NEW YORK, October 19, 2018. "Globalization has been held tight by the patterns of neoliberalism, thus it is not development that goes global but poverty; it is not respect for the national sovereignty of our States, but the violation of that respect; it is not solidarity among peoples, but "every man for himself" in the  unequal competition prevailing in the market. " were the words of the Historical Leader of the Cuban Revolution used by the First Secretary of the Cuba Permanent Mission to the UN , to begin his statement at the Debate on agenda item Globalization and Interdependence, of the Second Committee of the UN.

Cuba demands at the Security Council debate that Israel immediately ends the occupation of the Palestinian territories

 NEW YORK, October 19, 2018.- In her statement at the United Nations Security Council Open Debate, on the situation in the Middle East, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the UN, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodriguez Abascal, regretted the lack of progress in favor of the just cause of the Palestinian people

Cuba reiterates its willingness to continue working for full compliance with the mandates of Doha

Statement by the Delegation of Cuba at the meeting of the Trade Negotiations Committee of the WTO. Geneva, October 16, 2018.

Cuba denounces the US blockade as a system of violation of the human rights of the Cuban people

NEW YORK, October 15, 2018. In her statement at the Segment on Sustainable Development of the Second Committee of the United Nations, Biana Leyva Regueira, Third Secretary at the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the UN, called for the end of the genocidal US blockade against the island

Intervention of the Cuban delegation in the Interactive Dialogue with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Cuba denounces the perverse intention to hold this event using the name and premises of the United Nations to attack one of its Member States. Holding the event would constitute a clear violation of the purposes and principles of the UN Charter and International Law, and of the rules of this Organization for the conduct of meetings.

Statement by the Delegation of Cuba at the Segment on Macroeconomic Policy Questions (Item 18)

Cuba endorses the statements by Egypt on behalf of the Group of 77 and China; by El Salvador on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States; and by the Maldives on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island Developing States.

Cuba reiterates its firm commitment to the fight against impunity for crimes against humanity

Statement by the delegation of Cuba on item 87 "The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction".
New York, October 10, 2018

Cuba will continue to develop its social model based on justice, equality and solidarity

Statement by Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Cuba, on item 29: Advancement of Women.
Third Committee - 73rd UNGA. New York, 5 October 2018.

Cuba calls for the holistic treatment of crime and reaffirms its zero-tolerance policy towards drugs

NEW YORK, October 4, 2018.- In her statement at the debate on Item 110: Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, and Item 111: International Drug Control, from the agenda of the Third Committee of the UN, the Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, recognized the role played by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime as the center of discussions on these issues.

Despite the US blockade, Cuba strengthens its government policies in favor of the youth, the disabled persons, the elderly and the family

NEW YORK, October 2nd, 2018. Cuba participated today in the debate on Item 28: Social development; a) Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly; and b) Social development, including questions relating to the world social situation and to youth, ageing, disabled persons and the family, from the agenda of the United Nations


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