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Spain takes on Presidency of United Nations Security Council

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 two years as a member of the maximum executive body of the universal organisation have served to renew our country’s commitment to multilateralism, based on [...]

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

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

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 the Chairman of the 4th Committee of the United Nations General Assembly. 08/11/2016 This Decision urges Spain and the United Kingdom to reach a definitive [...]

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

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

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 York on the 23rd of September, 2016 to launch the Women, Peace and Security National Focal Points Network in the recognition that national and regional [...]

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

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

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 resolutions of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). 09/09/2016 This last test, the second this year and the fifth since 2006, is a very serious [...]

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

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

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 one chosen for this debate, as the risk of the use of WMD challenges global security and human existence itself. Unfortunately, far from being a [...]

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

Spain: candidate for the Human Rights Council 2018-2020

Brochure of candidature for the Human Rights Council 2018-2020

29/07/2016|Categories: slider, Spain at the UN|

High-level political forum on sustainable development

20/07/2016 The State Secretary for International Cooperation and for Ibero-America, Jesús Gracia, is taking part in the high-level political forum on sustainable development being held in New York from 11 to 20 July. This United Nations forum is tasked with monitoring and reviewing the 2030 Agenda and the sustainable development goals adopted at the United Nations Summit held on 25 [...]

20/07/2016|Categories: Spain at the UN|

Institutional statement on Brexit by the acting President of the Government

Complete text of the institutional statement: "Ladies and gentlemen, good morning and thank you very much for your presence on this occasion. I am going to read a statement from the Government of Spain. Good morning, the British Government has just announced the results of the public referendum regarding whether or not the United Kingdom should remain in the European [...]

24/06/2016|Categories: Official statements, Spain at the UN|

Agenda: Open Consultations By Security Council Committee 1540

OPEN CONSULTATIONS BY THE SECURITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 1540 (2004) ON THE COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF RESOLUTION 1540 (2004)   AGENDA Venue:  Trusteeship Council Chamber Date:  Monday, 20 June 2016 – Wednesday, 22 June 2016   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Monday, 20 June 2016 Opening of comprehensive review and general debate 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. [...]

20/06/2016|Categories: slider, Spain at the UN|

Side Event WE DECIDE!

06/06/2016|Categories: Spain at the UN|