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76 UNGA: Statement by the delegation of Cuba at the Segment on Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Second Committee. New York, 18 October 2021

Statement by the delegation of Cuba at the Segment on Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources.

 

Madam Chair,

Cuba endorses the statement delivered by the distinguished delegation of the Republic of Guinea on behalf of the G77 and China.

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 Yusnier Romero Puentes, Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the UN. Plenary of the UN General Assembly. Item 124: Strengthening of the United Nations System. Report of the Secretary-General “Our Common Agenda". NY, 11 Oct 2021

Mr. President,

We take this opportunity to congratulate His Excellency, Mr. Abdulla Shahid, on his election as President of the General Assembly at its seventy-sixth session, for which he can count on the full support of my delegation.

We take note of the Secretary-General’s report entitled “Our Common Agenda”, and his presentation at the plenary meeting on 10 September.

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.

Speech by Ambassador Pedro Luis Pedroso Cuesta at the High-Level Meeting of the UN General Assembly to commemorate and promote the International Day against Nuclear Tests. New York, 8 September 2021.

Mr. President,

We align ourselves with the statement pronounced by Mexico on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

The importance of holding this high-level meeting is reinforced in light of the continuous modernization and expansion of nuclear arsenals, in a context in which the millions of dollars of resources devoted to this field must be redirected to efforts to address the current global crisis, exacerbated by COVID-19 and affecting every sphere of life.

Statement of Cuba to the United Nations. Second session of UNICEF Executive Board. 7 September 2021

Mr. President,

Esteemed Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director, distinguished members of the Executive Board and other delegations,

We thank the Executive Director for her comprehensive presentation, and the members of the Bureau and the Secretariat for the preparations for this session. I would like to take this opportunity to express our appreciation to Ms. Fore for her service over the years at the helm of UNICEF in improving the lives of children around the world. I extend to her our best wishes.

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