Monthly Archives: July 2014

Spaniard appointed UNESCO Assistant Director-General

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation welcomes today’s appointment of Alfredo Pérez de Armiñán as UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Culture by the UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova. The appointment was made at an executive level within UNESCO and, therefore, the United Nations System. The Office of the Director-General for Culture is highly important for the organisation as it is responsible for [...]

2017-01-07T16:43:12+00:00 30/07/2014|Categories: Spain at the UN|

International Criminal Court: 17 July – A day to unite in building a more just world

  When representatives of 120 States adopted the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), on 17 July 1998, they did so to build a more just world. Conscious that all people are connected, and that mass atrocities committed anywhere threaten the delicate mosaic of modern societies as well as world peace and security, they set up a permanent, [...]

2017-01-07T16:43:13+00:00 17/07/2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

“Spain could be an excellent advocate of the Caribbean on the UN Security Council”, says Mariano Rajoy

Antigua and Barbuda, Wednesday 02 July 2014 While speaking to leaders from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the President of the Government highlighted the role of Spain as "advocate and supporter" of the region's interests and committed to remaining a "loyal ally". At the 35th Summit of Heads of State and Government of CARICOM, held in Antigua and Barbuda, Mariano Rajoy [...]

2017-01-07T16:43:15+00:00 03/07/2014|Categories: Spain at the UN, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Speech by the President of the Government of Spain at the African Union summit in Malabo

Your Excellencies, Heads of State and Government Your Excellency, Chairperson of the African Union Commission Ladies and gentlemen, First of all, I would like to thank the African Union—and, in particular, Mauritania as holder of the presidency and Equatorial Guinea as our host today—for inviting me to take part in this Summit. It is an honour for me to be [...]

2017-01-07T16:43:16+00:00 02/07/2014|Categories: Spain at the UN, Speeches|Tags: , |