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General Assembly rejects blockade of Cuba by 187 votes

United Nations, November 2, 2023 - The resolution presented by Cuba to call for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States was approved today by the General Assembly with 187 votes in favor.

The text, supported for the 31st time, received two votes against (United States and Israel) and one Member State abstained (Ukraine).

The resolution recognizes the siege as the central element of U.S. policy toward Cuba for more than six decades.

Cuba participates in a ceremony organized by the United Nations in Nigeria to award the Sustainable Development Goals Award.

Nigeria, April 28, 2023. The Cuban Counselor Pavel Bauzá Fusté, as part of the accredited diplomatic corps in Abuja, participated in a ceremony organized by the United Nations representation in Abuja, to present the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) award to the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning of Nigeria, The Honorable Prince Clem Ikanade Agba.

Cuba appoints representative to coordinate presidency of the G-77 + China.

Havana, February 17. The Council of State of Cuba appointed Pedro Luis Pedroso Cuesta as ambassador, special representative, to coordinate the presidency of the Group of 77 plus China.

Cuba assumed in January the presidency of this coordination mechanism that brings together 134 member states, which represent two-thirds of the United Nations system and 80 percent of the world population.

Cuba assumes Presidency of the Group of 77 plus China.

New York, January 12. Cuba assumed the Presidency of the Group of 77 plus China, the most representative and diverse group for consultation.

Upon assuming the Presidency, the Minister of Foreign Relations, Bruno Rodríguez, expressed: "I want to reiterate my gratitude for the support and trust placed in Cuba to lead the work of the G77 plus China in 2023. It will be a year of great challenges and complex processes that will demand decisive action from the countries of the South."

Ambassador of Cuba participates in an event organized by the United Nations in Nigeria.

Nigeria, April 4, 2022. - The Cuban ambassador to this country, Clara M. Pulido Escandell, was invited to participate in an update meeting on the consultation process between the United Nations system and the Government of Nigeria for the period 2023-2027.

The moment was propitious to learn about topics of interest about the position of this international organization towards Africa and in particular towards Nigeria. It was the first face-to-face meeting since the closure by COVID19 in April 2020

Cuban Head of Mission meets with United Nations Resident Coordinator in Liberia.

Monrovia, December 23, 2020 - Cuban Head of Mission Mercedes L. Martínez Herrera held an exchange with the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Liberia, Mr. Kingsley Opoku Amaning.

The topic that dominated the exchange between both diplomats was the internal situation of the country after the celebration of the senatorial elections and the national referendum, which constituted an excellent opportunity to learn more about Liberia.

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