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Spain takes on Presidency of United Nations Security Council

01/12/2016|Categories: News, Security Council, slider, Spain at the UN|

01/12/2016 As from 1 December, Spain takes on the Rotating Presidency, for the second time in the two-year period 2015-2016, of the United Nations Security Council (SC), which it will hold until 31 December. These [...]

4th Committee of UN General Assembly adopts Decision on Gibraltar by consensus

10/11/2016|Categories: MFA Statements, Spain at the UN|

4th Committee of UN General Assembly adopts Decision on Gibraltar by consensus The Government of Spain welcomes the approval by consensus on Tuesday, 8 November, of a Decision on the issue of Gibraltar presented by [...]

Putting gender equality at the heart of the New Urban Agenda

17/10/2016|Categories: slider, Women, Peace and Security|

UN Women at Habitat III In the early 1990s, just over 42 per cent of people were living in urban areas. Today, more than 54 per cent of the global population are urban dwellers and [...]

The 71st General Debate at the General Assembly: Highlights

14/10/2016|Categories: General Assembly, slider|

Do you know how many speakers participated in the general debate this year and of those, how many were Heads of State and Government? What was the longest, shortest and average time of speeches? And [...]

Joint Communiqué – Foundational Meeting of the WPS National Focal Point Network

23/09/2016|Categories: slider, Spain at the UN, Women, Peace and Security|

Foundational Meeting of the WPS National Focal Point Network Joint Communiqué   We, Ministers and High-Level Representatives of [list of countries], as well as of the [list of regional organizations], have come together in New [...]

Nuclear test on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)

09/09/2016|Categories: MFA Statements, Spain at the UN|

Following the announcement today by the government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) of having conducted a new nuclear test, the government of Spain strongly condemns this action, a flagrant violation of several [...]

Terrorist attacks in Kabul

07/09/2016|Categories: MFA Statements|

Spain strongly condemns the recent terrorist attacks carried out in Kabul on the Ministry of Defence, the security forces and the humanitarian non-governmental organisation Pamlarena. Several dozen people were killed and many more were injured [...]

​Venezuelan opposition leader Daniel Ceballos transferred to prison

29/08/2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Government of Spain regrets the transfer to prison of the Venezuelan opposition leader and former mayor of San Cristóbal del Táchira, Daniel Ceballos, who had been under house arrest. 29/08/2016 The government considers that [...]

New government in Tunisia

27/08/2016|Categories: MFA Statements|

The Government of Spain welcomes the approval by the Tunisian Parliament of a government of national unity backed by a broad majority of the political parties, which will be headed up by Prime Minister Youssef [...]

Statement delivered by Spain at UNSC Open Debate on the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

24/08/2016|Categories: Spain at the UN, Speeches|

Security Council Open Debate on “Challenges in addressing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, their means of delivery and related materials” (23 August 2016) (Introduction) Mr. President, Few issues are as relevant as the [...]