Cuba in UN

Press Release: Cuba deposits instrument of ratification to the “Paris Agreement in the Framework Convention on Climate Change”.

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.

Press Release: Cuba/71 UNGA: “Peace is not only a goal to achieve but also a paramount objective to preserve”.

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”.