New York, 17 May 2017. As part of the Event on Connectivity and Innovation convened by the President of the General Assembly, the delegate of Cuba, Yilianne Sánchez Rodríguez, referred today to the digital divide between developed and developing countries which makes it impossible not only to have connectivity, but also to use technologies for sustainable development.
New York, 17 May 2017. The Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, met with students and professors of the intermediate-level program fostering the training of junior diplomats (#NYCJuniorAmbassadors) at “Christa McAuliffe School (I.S. 187)”, under the invitation of NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs.
New York, 11 May 2017. As part of the Second resumed session of the Fifth Committee, under item “Improving the financial situation of the United Nations”, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal considered today that the scope and complexity of the United Nations programs and operations, call for the political commitment of Member States and their willingness to finance the functions and activities of the Organization.
New York, 26 April 2017. -The United Nations Organization headquarters hosted the ceremony for the deposit of the instrument of ratification of the Republic of Cuba to “The Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety”.
The deposit ceremony was held with the presence of the Director of the UN Treaty Division, Mr. Santiago Villalpando, who received this instrument and, on behalf of the Secretary-General, expressed appreciation for Cuba’s adherence to this treaty.