Cuba in UN

Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs calls for NAM unity

New York, 9 October 2020. The Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, participated today in the ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), held online during under the 75 period session of the United Nations General Assembly, where he called to strengthen the unity of the organization which brings together the largest number of countries in the world.

Human Rights in Cuba: Cuba´s cooperation with the United Nations human rights machinery

New York, 8 October 2020. Cuba has a long history of cooperation with all human rights mechanisms that are applied on a universal and non-discriminatory basis; maintaining the willingness to exchange on human rights based on respect and sovereign equality, in accordance with principles, objectivity, impartiality and non-selectivity as an essential support for international cooperation in the field of human rights.

Cuba is a State Party to 44 international instruments on human rights, of a total of 61.

Cuban Ambassador to the United Nations denounces that Cuba has historically been a victim of terrorist attacks from the US territory

New York, 7 October 2020. Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, Deputy Permanent Representative and Chargé d´Affaires a.i. of Cuba to the United Nations participated today at the debate of Agenda Item 114 “Measures to eliminate international terrorism” of the Sixth Committee of the United Nations, where she recalled the many occasions on which the Caribbean island has been a victim of terrorist actions, carried out by individuals settled in the United States.