Cuban ambassador attends reception offered by the Foreign Minister.

Wellington, December 11. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the reception offered to the Diplomatic Corps by the Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Right Honorable Winston Peters, at the Parliament headquarters.

On the occasion, the Foreign Minister presented the general lines of the new government in foreign policy and then exchanged with those present.

The Cuban ambassador, who already met Peters during his previous mandate, conveyed Cuba's greetings to him during a brief exchange.

Ambassador of Cuba attends the State Opening of Parliament.

Wellington, December 6. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the official opening ceremony of the 54th Parliament of New Zealand, on which occasion he greeted the Governor General, the new Prime Minister, and the Speaker.

The Cuban diplomat also spoke with the Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Winston Peters.

The Ambassador reiterated to local authorities Cuba's willingness to strengthen our ties with New Zealand.

During the ceremony, the Governor General read the speech prepared by the Prime Minister, in which he set out his government's priorities.


Governor General Receives Ambassador of Cuba.

Wellington, November 28. The Governor General of New Zealand, Right Honorable Dame Cindy Kiro, and her husband Doctor Richard Davies, received Ambassador Edgardo Valdés and his wife Dalila Vázquez on a courtesy visit to say goodbye.

At the Government House, they talked about the stay of both diplomats in New Zealand, bilateral relations, and Cuba's education and health systems, among other topics.

The Governor General and her husband were invited to visit Cuba and as part of the gift exchange, they received a photo book of Havana.

Diplomatic Crops bids farewell to the Cuban Ambassador.

Wellington, November 23rd. With a reception at the Wellington Club organized by the Dean, the Diplomatic Corps accredited in New Zealand said goodbye to the Ambassador of Cuba, Edgardo Valdés, and his wife, First Secretary Dalila Vázquez, who will finish their mission soon.

The Dean briefly recounted the Ambassador's career and highlighted the way in which both Cuban officials integrated into the diplomatic community.

The Ambassador thanked his colleagues for their support and friendship and praised the beauties of New Zealand and the kindness of its inhabitants.

Cuba at the Pacific Islands Forum Summit.

Rarotonga, November 6-10.  A delegation from Cuba, chaired by the Vice Minister of Science, Technology, and Environment, Adianez Taboada, attended the 52nd Leaders' Meeting of the Pacific Islands Forum that took place in the Cook Islands.

The Cuban delegation also made up of the director of Asia and Oceania of the Foreign Ministry, Ariel Lorenzo, and the Cuban ambassador to the Cook Islands, Edgardo Valdés, held numerous meetings with Prime Ministers, foreign ministers, and other high-ranking personalities in attendance.

Celebration of Cuban Culture Day.

Wellington, October 20. Gathered in our Embassy, ​​members of the Latin Club of Wellington, celebrated with our diplomats the Day of Cuban Culture and the 60 years of the Club.

Ambassador Edgardo Valdés and the Club's president, Fiona McKensey, spoke briefly about the date and the importance of preserving and disseminating our cultures.

Friends of various nationalities shared a night at the movies and talked about diversity, tolerance, and Cuban culture, after enjoying the movie Strawberry and Chocolate.

Conference on Cuban foreign policy at Victoria University.

Wellington, October 5. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés made a presentation on Cuba's foreign policy in the current international scenario, before a large group of students of various levels and profiles from Victoria University in this city.

Relations with the United States, the effects of the blockade, Cuba's international cooperation, our presidency of the G77+China, and ties with New Zealand were among the topics addressed.

Cuban ambassador participates in the event “Advancing the 2030 Agenda.”

Wellington, September 28. Invited by the United Nations Association of New Zealand, Ambassador Edgardo Valdés participated as a speaker at the academic event “Advancing the 2030 Agenda.”

It was a national event, with the participation of guests from other countries and the director general of the WHO.

In the panel on climate change, the ambassador presented the Cuban national plan Tarea Vida (Life Task) and our experience of cooperation with the Caribbean, in addition to mentioning elements of recent speeches on the subject by President Miguel Díaz-Canel.




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