Cuba in UN

Press Release: Cuba strengthens its commitment with disarmament, after the adoption at the United Nations of the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty.

New York, 7 July 2017. Cuba defined today the adoption of the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty as a historic milestone, resulting from a multilateral discussion of over 70 years.

“The Treaty is a well-deserved tribute to all victims of the use or testing of nuclear weapons”, announced the Representative of Cuba, Ambassador Rodolfo Benítez Versón, while considering it a major step forward, within the imperative path towards nuclear disarmament.

Press Release: Cuba facing the challenges of aging, with the same humanist spirit that placed human beings at the center of public management of State efforts.

New York, 5 July 2017. At the General Debate of the 8th Working Session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Aging, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, explained that Cuba has turned elderly care into a priority, carrying out a multidisciplinary and intersectoral work to guarantee the quality of life of this sector of the population.

Press Release: Cuba reaffirms its historical support and solidarity to the just cause of the Palestinian people.

New York, 29 June 2017.  At the“United Nations Forum to Mark 50 Years of Occupation”, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, noted that achieving stable and lasting peace to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in all its aspects, is of priority for Cuba, for the majority of the international community and the Non-Aligned Movement, among them.

Press Release: Cuba calls to increase international cooperation, in view of the danger posed by the existence of weapons of mass destruction and their possible use.

New York, 28 June 2017. At the Open Debate of the Security Council on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, shared the legitimate international concern regarding the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear weapons.

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