Cyprus ready to further contribute to the work of the UN in Vienna

Cyprus’ new Permanent Representative to the UN in Vienna, Ambassador Elena Rafti, has expressed the Republic’s readiness to further contribute to the work of the UN in Vienna.

An official press release says that Rafti presented her credentials as Cyprus’ new Permanent Representative to the UN in Vienna to Yury Fedotov, of the Russian Federation, Director-General of the United Nations Office in Vienna (UNOV) and Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) during a ceremony last week.

The two examined possible ways to strengthen Cyprus’ participation and cooperation with the UNODC and in issues relating to space.

Rafti underlined the significance which Cyprus attaches to issues concerning the protection of cultural heritage and praised the Nicosia Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property.

Source: Cyprus News Agency