Cuba in UN

Press release: Cuba validates the fundamental role of the General Assembly with regard to Peacekeeping Operations.

New York, March 28, 2018.In her statement at the Security Council High-Level Open Debate entitled "Collective Action to Improve UN Peacekeeping Operations," the Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, recognized the main role of the General Assembly in the development of concepts, policies and strategies related to Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) and of the Special Committee in charg

Statement by the General Director of Press, Communication and Image of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba (MINREX), Alejandro González Galeano.

La Habana, March 28, 2018.We are observing with concern the expulsions of a large number of Russian diplomats by the United States and NATO member countries. These actions have been taken without considering the results of impartial investigations of the facts, disregarding the dialogue, understanding and cooperation that should be paramount in international relations as a route towards the solution of disagreements, according to the spirit of the norms of international law and the United Nations charter.

Press release: Cuba shows the culinary and cultural legacy of African slaves who arrived on the island between the 16th and 19th centuries.

New York, March 26, 2018. In 2007, the United Nations declared March 25 the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, aiming at offering the opportunity to honor and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal system of slavery; as well as raising awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice today.

Press Release: Cuba calls on the main beneficiaries of slavery and slave trade to assume their historical responsibility and not to forget the victims of modern slavery.

New York, March 26, 2018.At the general debate of the Commemorative Meeting of the UN General Assembly to Mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the Permanent Representative of the island to the international organization, Ambassador Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, stated that it would be an unforgivable historic mistake to ignore or pretend to forget the terrible fate of mill