New York, 28 December 2016.-The United Nations Organization headquarters hosted the ceremony for the deposit of the instrument of ratification of the Republic of Cuba to the “Paris Agreement in the Framework Convention on Climate Change”, adopted on 22 April, 2016.
The Deposit Ceremony was held with the presence of Mrs. Arnacha Hinojal, Acting Director of the UN Treaty Division, who received this instrument and, on behalf of the Secretary-General, expressed appreciation for Cuba’s adherence to this treaty.
New York, 15 December 2016. How may we speak about a culture of peace when the mere existence of nuclear weapons seriously threatens, not only international peace and security, but the survival of the human species in the planet?, inquired the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, while addressing the Plenary of the United Nations General Assembly during the General Debate of Agenda item “Culture of Peace”.
New York, 12 December 2016.- Following the demise of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, numerous people and groups of solidarity with Cuba, based in this city, have communicated orally and in written form, their unshavering friendship and commitment with our Revolution.
(...)Cuba, which does not speak here on behalf of its interests and is not defending a national goal, is willing to contribute to the extent of its means, thousands or tens of thousands of technicians, doctors, teachers, agronomists, hydraulic engineers, mechanical engineers, economists, medium-level technicians qualified workers and so forth.