6th - Legal Affairs

76 UNGA: Statement by the Cuban delegation under Item 86 “Scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction”. New York, 21 October 2021

Mr. Chairman,

Cuba endorses the remarks delivered by the Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement.

We take note of the Secretary-General´s Report, prepared on the basis of the commentaries and observations made by Member States, contained in document A/76/203.

Cuba reiterates its steadfast commitment to the fight against impunity for crimes against humanity.

76 UNGA: Statement by the Cuban delegation under Item 89 “Strengthening and promoting international treaties.” New York, 15 October 2021

Mr. Chairman,

Treaties are the primary sources of international law and the cornerstone of rules-based international relations. They are also a more direct and formal method of international law creation. The United Nations system has played a critical role in ensuring the transparency of the treaties concluded by its Member States.

76 UNGA: Statement by the Cuban delegation at the Sixth Committee. Item 84 “Crimes against Humanity”. New York, 13 October 2021

Mr. Chairman,

We appreciate the work carried out by the International Law Commission in order to present draft articles on this topic.

Cuba is a historic defender of the respect for international law and its principles, especially international criminal law.

76 UNGA: Statement by the delegation of Cuba on Item 85 “The rule of law at the national and international levels”. New York, 8 October 2021

Mr. Chairman,

My delegation endorses the statement delivered by the Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of NAM.

The Government of Cuba reiterates its unavoidable commitment to promote and strengthen a genuine rule of law, which will contribute to change the current unjust international order.

We take note of the report of the Secretary-General on this item, contained in document A/76/235.

76 UNGA: Statement by the delegation of Cuba on Item 111: “Measures to eliminate international terrorism”. New York, 5 October 2021

Mr. Chairman,

First and foremost, we would like to congratulate you and the members of the Bureau on your election and to assure you of Cuba's full cooperation and support for the development of a fruitful seventy-sixth session of the Sixth Committee.

We thank the Secretary-General for presenting his report A/76/201.

75 UNGA: Intervention at Second United Nations High-Level conference of heads of counter-terrorism agencies of member states. New York, 28 June 2021

Dear Mr. Voronkov and guests attending this event,

We congratulate you and your team for the work carried out at the helm of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism, and we take this opportunity to extend my country's support to your leadership.

75 UNGA: Statement by the delegation of Cuba under Item 89 "Protection of persons in the event of disasters”. New York, November 11, 2020

Mr. Chairman,

       Cuba reaffirms its endorsement of the efforts made by the International Law Commission to improve the protection of persons affected by disasters.

         We thank the Secretary-General for the presentation of his report A/75/214, to which Cuba contributed with its commentaries relating to the draft articles drawn up by the Committee.

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