We thank Mr. Chandru Ramanathan for the presentation of the Secretary-General´s reports on the estimates in respect of special political missions, good offices and other political initiatives authorized by the General Assembly and/or the Security Council. We also thank Mr. Cihan Terzi, Chairman of the Advisory Committee, for the related reports of this body.
The delegation of Cuba is proud to see you presiding over the First Committee on behalf of the Group of Latin American and Caribbean States. In congratulating you and the members of the Bureau, I ratify our decision to work in a constructive manner for the success of the works.
We support the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement.
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 current unjust international order.
We take note of the report of the Secretary-General on this item, contained in document A/74/139, entitled "Strengthening and coordinating United Nations Rule of Law activities".
Cuba associates itself with the statements delivered by the distinguished delegations of the State of Palestine on behalf of the Group of 77 and China; the Plurinational State of Bolivia on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC); and Belize on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island Developing States.
First and foremost, allow me to extend our appreciation to you and to the members of the Bureau on your well-deserved election and to assure you the full cooperation and support of our delegation for the development of a fruitful seventy-fourth session of the Sixth Committee.
Cuba associates itself with the statements delivered by the delegations of the Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of NAM and by Bolivia on behalf of CELAC.
Cuba associates itself with the statements by the distinguished delegations of the State of Palestine on behalf of the Group of 77 and China; by Bolivia on behalf of CELAC; and by Belize on behalf of AOSIS.
We congratulate you and the other members of the Bureau on your election to lead the work of the Second Committee. We are confident that your guidance will enable us to achieve our objectives.
The commitments that the Heads of State and Government, meeting at the World Summit for Social Development in Copenhagen in 1995, had agreed upon, remain fully valid; in particular the fundamental objectives of eradicating poverty, reducing inequality, promoting productive employment, decent work for all and an inclusive society.