Cuban Permanent Mission to the United Nations

Deputy Minister of Science Technology and Environment participates in collateral activities to the United Nations Ocean Conference

NEW YORK, June 6, 2017.- Accompanied by delegation members, the Cuban Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), José Fidel Santana Nuñez, participated today in the reception organized at UN headquarters by the Permanent Representatives of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS), on the occasion of the celebration of the United Nations Ocean Conference.

At the United Nations, Cuba continues carrying out actions in favor of disarmament

NEW YORK, June 6, 2017.- At the third and last session of the open-ended working group on the fourth special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, made reference to the active work of the Cuban nation, not only in its national capacity but also within the Non-Aligned Movement, to convene a fourth special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament. In such context, she remembered the thinking and profound pacifist nature of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz.

We are guided by the thinking and profound pacifist nature of the Historical Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz

Statement of the Cuban delegation at the third and last session of the open-ended working group on the fourth special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament. New York, 5 June 2017.

Cuba participates in the opening of the High-level UN Conference on the Oceans

NEW YORK, June 6, 2017.- The High-Level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”, was inaugurated within the framework of the United Nations General Assembly, coinciding with the celebration of World Environment Day.

Cuba participates in debate on UNDP Strategic Plan (2018-2021)

NEW YORK, May 31, 2017.- In debate dedicated to the UNDP Strategic Plan (2018-2021), celebrated during the 2017 Annual Session of the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS, the Deputy Director of International Economic Bodies at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Carlos Fidel Martín Rodríguez, made accurate considerations related with the first draft of the given plan, highlighting the importance that the UNDP offers priority and keeps up the attention to development-related issues as main task and core of its activities.

Cuba keeps up its efforts to achieve sustainable and inclusive development by 2030

NEW YORK, 30 May 2017.- As part of the 2017 Annual Session of the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS, Cuba valued today its good cooperation relations with UNDP, as well as, the praiseworthy work carried out by Mrs. Helen Clark in administering such program of the Organization.

Statement by the Cuban delegation at the Event on Connectivity and Innovation convened by the President of the General Assembly

The international community took a significant step forward with the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with Science, Technology and Innovation playing an essential role in its implementation.

Cuba deposits instrument of ratification to “The Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety”

NEW YORK, April 26, 2017. - The United Nations Organization headquarters hosted the ceremony for the deposit of the instrument of ratification of the Republic of Cuba to “The Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety”.

The deposit ceremony was held with the presence of the Director of the UN Treaty Division, Mr. Santiago Villalpando, who received this instrument and, on behalf of the Secretary-General, expressed appreciation for Cuba’s adherence to this treaty.

Cuba joins, at the United Nations, the commemorative meeting on International Mother Earth Day

NEW YORK, 21 April 2017.- Cuba participated today in the United Nations General Assembly Interactive dialogue on Harmony with Nature, to commemorate the International Mother Earth Day.

Cuba at negotiating process on United Nations Security Council reform

NEW YORK, April 4, 2017.- On behalf of Cuba, Ambassador Humberto Rivero Rosario, participated yesterday in consultations on intergovernmental negotiations on Security Council reform. As regards sub-item related to the regional representation and size of an enlarged Council, he pointed out that the regional representation requires to be rebalanced, as it does not reflect geopolitical realities. “Undoubtedly, developing countries are under-represented in the Council”, he commented.

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