Cuba in UN

71 AGNU: Cuba at Fourth Committee vs. the US Embargo

Despite the economic hardships mainly as a result of the cruel economic, commercial and financial Embargo imposed against our country, Cuba attaches a growing importance to space sciences and their applications. Particular emphasis is placed on the prevention of disasters such as cyclones, flooding, penetrations of the sea and forest fires, as well as to the studies of hazard, vulnerability and risk (PVR), among others. Accordingly, we would like to highlight the importance attached by our country to the Early Warning Systems for Disasters.

71 UNGA: Cuba at the Fifth Committee vs. the US Embargo

Despite the obstacles faced by Cuba as a developing country, we remain fully committed to multilateralism. This is manifested not only in our active involvement in the works of the United Nations, but also in our political will to meet financial responsibilities.

However, such political will is hampered by the economic, financial and commercial Embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba.

71 UNGA: Cuba at the Sixth Committee vs. the US Embargo

Cuba, a developing country under an Embargo policy, keeps up its will to work consequently, together with the international community and the United Nations to duly prevent and address crimes against humanity”. (Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Necessity to Protect, 6 september 2016)

71 UNGA: Cuba at the UN General Assembly Plenary vs. the US Embargo

(...) the Embargo is still in force; it continues to cause serious damages and hardships to the Cuban people; and continues to hinder the functioning of our economy and its relations with other countries. (...) The recent examples of the economic and financial damages caused by the Embargo to Cuba and third countries are numerous.  As long as this continues to happen, we will continue to present to this Assembly the draft Resolution entitled “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial Embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba”.

Press Release: The Embargo against Cuba is still in force.

New York, 23 October 2016.  The economic, commercial and financial Embargo imposed by the United States Government against Cuba persists and continues to have profound impact on the Cuban people. This policy substantially limits Cuba’s right to development, being its principal obstacle.

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