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Education in Cuba & the 2030 Agenda

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There is no doubt that education occupies a key place in the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and is vital to fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). For a country such as Cuba, where education (free, mandatory, and universal) is a fundamental pillar of its social system, and which has sent its teachers and professors to offer solidary help

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Raúl meets UN Secretary General

Raul y Guterrez

On May 8, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, met with the honorable Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary General, on an official visit to the island.

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UN Secretary General arriving today

Guterrez

The Secretary General of the United Nations, his Excellency António Guterres, will arrive in Cuba this afternoon, May 7, for an official visit. During his stay, the distinguished guest will hold official talks with the President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, and participate in the inauguration ceremony for the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean’s 37th period of sessions, and the commemoration of the UN organization’s 70th anniversary.

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Cuban Women with Greater Access to Land, UN Highlights

Anayansi

Cuban rural women are enjoying today greater opportunities for access to land and training, while implementing national policies that avoid gender discrimination. The Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Anayansi Rodriguez, stated that she is participating, along with a female delegation from that country

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Cuba Demands at UN-Geneva the End of US Blockade

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Cuba”s ambassador at UN headquarters in Geneva, Pedro Luis Pedroso, demanded in this Swiss city the cessation of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States, diplomatic sources informed today. During the 37th regular session of the Human Rights Council, the diplomat also demanded the return of the territory illegally occupied by the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo province, according to a statement.

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Cuba Reiterates Its Commitment to Human Rights at UN-Geneva

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Cuba’s ambassador to the UN Office in Geneva, Pedro Luis Pedroso, has reiterated his country”s commitment to the promotion and protection of human rights, diplomatic sources informed today. After addressing the General Segment of the 37th regular session of the Human Rights Council, the diplomat highlighted the priority attention to issues

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“We will persevere, with the consensus of our people and especially the patriotic commitment of the youngest Cubans”

BRUNO ONU BLOQUEO

BRUNO ONU BLOQUEOFull text of speech by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, on the “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba,” in United Nations headquarters, New York, November 1, 2017

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The world with Cuba against the blockade

No al BLOQUeO

For the 26th time, the international community, in the United Nations General Assembly, will consider Cuba’s Resolution 71/5: The necessity of ending the economic, commercial, financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba.

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U.S. blockade overwhelmingly rejected at United Nations

Naciones Unidas

Although the world is currently facing many challenges – climate change, earthquakes, hurricanes, pandemics, and the threat of nuclear war – rejection of the United States economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba was heard loud and clear in the high level segment of the UN General Assembly, which concluded September 25.

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UN General Assembly honors Fidel

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On December 20, the United Nations General Assembly paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, who died last November 25. The special tribute was organized by Cuba’s permanent commission to the UN, following a request by a group of countries from several continents.