New York, October 25, 2017.Cuban representative to the United Nations, Third Secretary Biana Leyva Regueira, highlighted the need to strengthen the United Nations Development System, in particular its assistance and support to the countries of the South in the achievement of their national priorities, the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and other global development goals, which are still pending issues.
New York, 25 October 2017.During her statement at the Thematic Debate on “Disarmament Machinery” of the First Committee at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, Cuban Representative, First Secretary Yadira Ledesma, reiterated the importance accorded by the island to the promotion of multilateralism as a basic principle of disarmament negotiations and to the need for concrete progress, giving the highest priority to nuclear di
New York, October 24, 2017. From April 2016 to date, the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba has continued to be enforced. This policy has a strong extraterritorial component that adversely affects the actions of Cuban companies with their counterparts in third countries. Here are some examples: