Cuba in UN

Press release: Cuba supports the management reform leading to a United Nations with a more active role in the maintenance of peace and the promotion of development.

New York, May 31, 2018.In the general debate on item 134 of the agenda of the General Assembly: "Review of the efficiency of the administrative and financial functioning of the United Nations," in the framework of the second resumed session of the Fifth Committee, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, reiterated the island's support for the efforts of the Secretary General to make the United Nations a more agile, efficient and responsible organization, focused on people, allowing it to play a more active role in the maintenanc

Press release: Cuban Ambassador meets with NYC students from the Junior Ambassadors program.

New York, May 29, 2018. On the afternoon of May 29, the Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Anayansi Rodriguez Camejo, met with a group of students from the Academy of Applied Sciences and Technology, located at the Bronx, a New York City neighborhood. The visit is part of the program sponsored by the Mayor’s Office, named NYC Junior Ambassadors, whose goal is to involve middle-school students in the work and objectives of the United Nations, from the privilege of having in the city the headquarters of the world organization.

Press Release: Cuba celebrates 15th Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Convention against Corruption.

New York, 23 May 2018.During the High-Level Debate convened by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, Yillianne Sánchez Rodríguez, Diplomatic Attaché of the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations, indicated that the so-called "Merida Convention" is the only binding instrument of almost universal scope to analyze issu