AU Human Ressources Commissioner received the Cuban Ambassador

Addis Ababa, 10 May 2018.  The Commissioner for Human Ressources, Science and Technology of the African Union Commission, H.E. Prof. Sarah M.E. Anyang Agbor received the Cuban Ambassador to the AU, H.E. Mr. Angel Villa.

The meeting served to explore possible areas of cooperation between the two parties taking into account the potencial of Cuba and the regional organization in higher education and science.

In attendance also the Director por HRCT of the Commission, Dr. Mahama Ouedraogo. 

 

Cuban Ambassador to Ethiopia visited the Addis Ababa University

Addis Ababa, May10, 2018.  The Cuban Ambassador to Ethiopia visited the University of Addis Ababa (AAU) where she meet the new President, Professor Tasew Woldehana. During the meeting, both parties considered the opportunity to promote cooperation between that University and similar learning centers of Cuba.

The AAU was established in 1950 and is the oldest and biggest university of Ethiopia.  Today,  48,673 students are enrolled in the center.

Statement by the Revolutionary Government: Cuba condemns fresh attacks by Israel against the Palestinian people

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This act constitutes another grave and flagrant violation of the UN Charter and international humanitarian law and a new outrage against the Palestinian people. The Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba vehemently condemns the criminal attack on the defenseless Palestinian population in the Gaza Strip, by the Israeli Army which has killed at least 52 people and left over 2,400 injured.

Cuba will continue to build an ever freer, more democratic, just and fraternal society

Statement by Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, during the presentation of Cuba’s National Report to the Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Human Rights Council. Geneva, may 16, 2018. (Unofficial version)

Mr. President:

Once again, Cuba attends the Universal Periodic Review to ratify its firm commitment with the guarantees for the exercise of human rights.

Closing statement by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla during the presentation of Cuba's National Report to the Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Human Rights Council. Geneva, 16 May 2018.

Mr. President,

The Twitter technology platform started a few years before the UPR and has doubled the number of characters. The Human Rights Council should consider how to extend the time for Member States to speak out.

We thank those who have participated in this dialogue and made recommendations, based on respect for the principles of sovereignty and non-interference in internal affairs.

Cuba will continue to build an ever freer, more democratic, just and fraternal society

Cuba will continue to build an ever freer, more democratic, just and fraternal society

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Statement by Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, during the presentation of Cuba’s National Report to the Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Human Rights Council. Geneva, may 16, 2018. (Unofficial version)

Mr. President:

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