New York, October 13, 2017.During her statement on item 17 of the agenda of the UN Second Commission on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Development, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodriguez Abascal, stated that progress in connectivity, innovation and access to ICTs do not reach everyone equally, with a large digital divide remaining among and within count
New York, 13 October 2017. Cuba struggles and works for its development under unique circumstances imposed by the unjust and criminal blockade of the United States, Cuban First Secretary Juan Miguel González Peña said at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly during the General Debate of the Second Committee under Agenda Item 22 “Globalization and Interdependence”.
New York, October 13, 2017. Ambassador Humberto Rivero Rosario, representative of Cuba to the United Nations, spoke on behalf of the island during the General Debate of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee under Agenda Item 52: “International Cooperation in the Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes”.
New York, October 12, 2017.During his statement at the Debate on item 70 a): “Rights of Indigenous Peoples”, of the Third Committee of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, Counsellor Alejandro Castillo Santana, Representative of Cuba, recalled that historically the indigenous peoples have been subjected to serious violations of their rights, to brutal practices of discrimination, to the plundering of their resources and to genocid
New York, October 12, 2017. During the Thematic Debate on Nuclear Weapons of the First Committee of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Cuban Ambassador Anayansi Rodriguez Camejo, warned that the intentional or accidental detonation of a tiny part of the almost 15,000 existing nuclear weapons would have disastrous consequences for our planet and the future of humanity.