Wellington, July 17th, 2019. The third secretary, Saimin Fis Abad, participated in a conference given by a panel of experts from Victoria University, the Institute of Small and Micro States (ISMS) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Fiji. The event was organized by the Council for the Caribbean, an entity whose main objective is the promotion of links between the member countries of that region and New Zealand.
Christchurch, July 15th 2019. Cuban Ambassador, Mario Alzugaray, gave a lecture at the University of Canterbury, in which he addressed, among other topics, Cuba's vision regarding the situation in Latin America, the aggressive escalation of the US government towards the Island and other issues on the international agenda.
Wellington, July 4th, 2019. Cuban diplomats received at the Embassy headquarters, Thomas Pope-Kerr and Nicole Ambua, young New Zealanders who will represent Cuba in the Model United Nations New Zealand, an event that counts every year with the participation of more than 200 delegates from all around Aotearoa and in this edition will take place from July 4th to 7th at Victoria University of Wellington.
Wellington, June 26th, 2019. Organized by the University of Canterbury and the Embassy of Cuba, Chargé d'Affaires ai Saimin Fis Abad held a fruitful exchange on topics of the international agenda with postgraduate students of this university, who are doing the master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy.
The following is press release by the Cuba Friendship Society in Aotearoa New Zealand, regarding an exchange with Vice-premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Winston Peters, after the escalation on the economic war of the US against Cuba.
Cuba has the right to preserve its sovereignty and independence
Foreign Minister Winston Peters has reaffirmed the New Zealand government’s opposition to the illegal blockade of Cuba.