Cyprus President Anastasiades Arrives in New York for the 72 UN General Assembly (video)



Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades arrived Sunday in New York for the 72nd session General Assembly of the UN.

Anastasiades will address the General Assembly on Thursday and will hold a number of bilateral meetings with foreign dignitaries and the Secretary-General of the UN Antonio Guterres. He will also meet with representatives of Cypriot American organizations.

Here is the official program of the President:

Monday, 18 September 2017

11:30 Arrival of President Anastasiades and delegation to New York
12:30 Approximate Arrival of President Anastasiades and entourage at Hotel
At Loews Regency Hotel, 540 Park Avenue (between 61-62nd street)
19:30 Dinner with President and members of the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations PoC: T. Manarides / 917-543-8083
At: Limani Restaurant,45 Rockefeller Plaza New York

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

8:00 – 8:50 Welcoming Reception (with spouses) in honour of HoS / HoG, VP’s, Princes/Princesses by United Nations Secretary General At: UNHQ, West Foyer (Indonesian Lounge, 2nd Floor of GA Building)
09:00 Opening of the General Debate – 72nd Session of the General Assembly of
United Nations, Theme “Focusing on people: striving for peace and a decent life for all on a sustainable planet” (the Secretary-General will present his Report on the work of the Organisation, Brazil is the 1st speaker, followed by the USA)
At: UNHQ, GA Hall
10:30 – 10:55 Bilateral Meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister H.E. Mr. Wang Yi At: UNHQ, NAM caucus room
11:00 – 11:20 Bilateral Meeting with the President with the President of Egypt, H.E. Mr Abdel Fattah Al Sisi (Principal + 3) At: UNHQ,
11:30 – 11:50 Bilateral Meeting with the Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov (Principal + 5) At: UNHQ, Room CB0208 (between Security Council and Trusteeship Chamber)
12:00-12:20 Bilateral Meeting of the President with the Prime Minister of Mauritius H.E. Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth (Principal + 3) At:UNHQ,
12:30 – 12:50 Bilateral Meeting with FM of the Hellenic Republic H.E. Mr. Nikos Kotzias (Principal + 3) At: UNHQ, PoC:
13:15 Luncheon (without spouses) in honor of Heads of States and Government hosted by UN Secretary General At: North Delegates Lounge
18:00 – 19:30 Commonwealth HoG Meeting co-hosted by PM May and PM Muscat At: 1 Beekman Place, NY 10022
18:00 – 20:30 EU Reception by President of the European Council, the President of the European Commission and the HRVP At.: EU Del, 666 Third Avenue, 31st Floor
19:00 Reception hosted by The President of the United States and Mrs. Trump At: Lotte New York Palace Hotel

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Time tbd Security Council Open Debate on PKO Reform (Speaker’s list not yet available)
At: UNHQ, Security Council
08:30 – 09:15 Breakfast with the American Jewish Committee (AJC), interactive discussion with up to 50 people
At: AJC New York Offices, 165 East 56th Street (between Lexington and 3rd avenues) (PoC: B. Rogers / 202 785 5483)
09:45 – 10:25 Meeting with AIPAC Members, led by former President and Chairman of the Board of AIPAC Mr. Michael Kassen (Principal + 4)
At: Lowes Regency Hotel
10:30 – 10:50 Meeting with Commonwealth S-G, H.E. Patricia Scotland
At: At Lowes Regency Hotel
11:00 – 1130 Meeting with Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations led by Executive Vice Chairman/CEO Mr. Malcolm Hoenlein
At: Lowes Regency Hotel

Thursday, 21 September 2017

~10:15 H.E. the President will address the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly
(6th speaker)
At: UNHQ, General Assembly Hall
18:10 Meeting with His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America At: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, 8 East 79th Street
19:00 (cocktail) Annual Testimonial Dinner by the Federation of Cypriot American
20:00 (dinner) Organizations honoring with the Freedom Award, H.E Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic Nikos Kotzias
At: Terrace on the Park 5211 111th St, Corona, NY 11368

Friday, 22 September 2017

11:55 – 12:05 Bilateral Meeting with Secretary-General His Excellency Mr. Antonio Guterres
Principal + 5
At: UN Secretariat Building, 27th Floor
13:00 Luncheon of the President with the Permanent Representatives of the Permanent Members of the Security Council
At: Avra Madison, 14E 60th Street
22:00 Transfer to JFK
00:00 Departure of President Anastasiades and his delegation


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