Cuba

Cuba

4 November 2021

In Yemen, the United Nations and partners continue to provide life-saving aid to thousands of civilians on both sides of the front lines in Ma’rib, Al Bayda and Shabwah since fighting escalated in these governorates in September, amid calls by the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, for de-escalation.

23 June 2021
GA/12341

The General Assembly today adopted a resolution addressing the decades-long United States embargo against Cuba, as delegates called for an immediate end to the sanctions, particularly amid global efforts to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

22 June 2021

Clashes in northern Mozambique are driving one of the world’s fastest-growing displacement crises, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), says with the number of people who have fled their homes in Cabo Delgado having surged by nearly 650 per cent in 2020, and more than 732,000 people currently displaced.

29 January 2021

The United Nations and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research hosted an online discussion on how to prioritize actions to recover more equitably from the COVID-19 pandemic.  More than 100 participants from 60 countries attended, including those responsible for $100 billion annually in global research investments.

3 December 2020
BIO/5347

The new Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Pedro Luis Pedroso Cuesta, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

16 October 2020
BIO/5324

The new Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Pedro Luis Pedroso Cuesta, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

7 November 2019
GA/12212

The General Assembly today adopted its annual resolution to end the United States longstanding embargo against Cuba, with Brazil voting against the text for the first time.

19 May 2018
SG/SM/19041

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

11 May 2018
SG/T/3214

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Havana, Cuba, from New York on Monday afternoon, 7 May.  He briefly addressed the local media upon his arrival at the airport.

10 May 2018

The Central Emergency Response Fund allocated $1.26 million for Gaza today to support the rapid procurement of essential medical supplies and their distribution to critical hospitals providing trauma care.

8 May 2018

After decades of displacement, 93 refugees in Thailand have returned to south-eastern Myanmar with the support of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and its partners.

7 May 2018

From Sudan, our humanitarian colleagues tell us that some 11,500 people have been displaced to Rokero town and nearby Jemeza village in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur, following fighting that took place in April between armed groups.  The figure is a preliminary estimate by an inter-agency assessment team that recently visited the area.

4 May 2018

In Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh, the first monsoon rains are affecting hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees.  The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is rushing more aid, including thousands of tents to give emergency shelter, for some 60,000 refugees in areas at risk of landslides and flooding.

23 January 2017
BIO/4923

The new Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.