Cuba in UN

Cuba highlights its contributions to global research on the effects of atomic radiation.

New York, November 6, 2018.In her statement at the General Debate of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee on Agenda Item 52 "Effects of Atomic Radiation", the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Attaché Rosanis Romero López said that the only way of ensuring that humanity will never again suffer the terrible impact of the use of nuclear weapons, is precisely their total elimination.

The economic blockade is contrary to the UN Charter and the International Law, and its aggressive extraterritorial implementation is harmful to the sovereignty of all States.

Minister FA Cuba Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla at UNGA-- Courtesy UN Archives

Full Statement by His Excellency Mr. Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, on Agenda Item 43, “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by The United States of America against Cuba”, at the Seventy Third session of the United Nations General Assembly. New York, November 1, 2018.

 

Madam President;

Excellences, Permanent Representatives;

Delegates;

Cuba denounces the policy of aggression that has caused suffering to the Cuban people.

New York, October 29, 2018.In her statement on the United Nations agenda item 77, dedicated to the Report of the International Criminal Court, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the organization, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Camejo, expressed the strong commitment of the island to the fight against impunity for crimes  affecting the international community and how global events that have taken place in recent years cle

The world rises up against the blockade.

New York, October 26, 2018. The international community has come out strongly against the blockade imposed by the U.S. government on Cuba since 1962. The most striking example occurred on 1 November 2017, when the United Nations General Assembly approved for the twenty-sixth consecutive time the resolution entitled "Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Blockade Imposed by the United States of America against Cuba," with 191 votes in favor and only 2 votes against, the votes of the United States and Israel.

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