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73 UNGA: Statement by Cuba on Item 85 "Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the strengthening of the role of the organization" New York, October 12, 2018.

Mr. Chairman,

Cuba supports the statements by the Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of NAM and by the Republic of El Salvador on behalf of CELAC on agenda item 85 "Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization."

73 UNGA: Statement of Cuba in the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee). New York, 15 October 2018.

Mr. Chairman,

We congratulate you and the other members of the Bureau on your election and wish you success in discharging your responsibilities. We further assure you of our support for the successful work of the Commission. 

Cuba associates itself with the statement delivered by El Salvador on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States.

Mr. Chairman,

73 UNGA: Statement by the delegation of Cuba at the segment on Macroeconomic Policy Questions (Item 18). New York, October 11, 2018.

Mr. Chairman,

Cuba endorses the statements by Egypt on behalf of the Group of 77 and China; by El Salvador on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States; and by the Maldives on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island Developing States.

73 UNGA: Statement by the Delegation of the Republic of Cuba on Item 70: “Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Child”. New York, October 10, 2018.

Mr. Chairman,

We appreciate the reports submitted under this item and note with satisfaction the status of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which has been ratified by all Member States with only one exception.

73 UNGA: Statement by Ambassador Anayansi Rodriguez Camejo, Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations. General debate of First Committee. New York, October 10, 2018.

Mr. Chairman,

We commend you and the other members of the Bureau on your elections. We further wish you success in the work of this Committee.

We support the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement, and El Salvador on behalf of CELAC.

Seventy-three years after the criminal bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, about 14,400 nuclear weapons still exist in the world, including 3,750 that are deployed and 2,000 in operational status. Cuba reiterates its deep concern at the mere existence of nuclear weapons.

73 UNGA: Statement by the delegation of Cuba on Item 87 "The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction". New York, October 10, 2018.

Mr. Chairman,

Cuba endorses the statements by the Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement and by El Salvador on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

We take note of the Secretary General’s Report, prepared on the basis of the remarks and observations made by the governments, contained in document A / 73/123.

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

73 UNGA: Statement by the Cuban Delegation at the General Debate of the Second Committee. New York, October 8, 2018.

Mr. Chairman,

Cuba associates itself with the statements delivered by the distinguished delegations of Egypt on behalf of the Group of 77 and China, El Salvador on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), and Maldives on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island Developing States. We are further honored to have a representative of our region presiding over the work of this Commission. We commend you and the other members of the Bureau on your election and convey my delegation’s support for the discharge of your duties.

Mr. Chairman,

73 UNGA: Statement by the Cuban Delegation on Item 86 “Rule of Law at the national and international levels”. New York, 8 October 2018.

Mr. Chairman,

Cuba 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 undoubtedly allow us to change the unjust international order.

73 UNGA: Statement by H.E. Mrs. Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Cuba, on item 29: Advancement of Women. Third Committee. New York, October 5, 2018

Mr. Chairman,

Significant progress has been made since the Beijing Conference: the number of girls in school has increased, as well as the number of paid working women and those who are elected to carry out public responsibilities and leadership roles. Women have acquired broader rights of access to employment, property and inheritance by marrying and divorcing on the same terms as men. These advances demonstrate that it is possible to reduce gender inequalities through public action.

73 UNGA: Statement by Cuba at Third Committee joint debate on items 110: Prevention of Crime and Criminal Justice and 111: International Drug Control. New York, October 4, 2018.

Mr. Chairman,

Cuba recognizes the central role played by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as the center of discussions on these issues within the framework of the United Nations. The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice and the Commission on Narcotic Drugs must continue to carry out their work without prejudice in the performance of their functions or duplication by other forums that undermine their authority.

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