OFFICIAL STATEMENTS

  • 17.12.2018.

    ​• Spain has once against positioned itself on the front line of the international fight against human organ trafficking.

    • The Resolution, which updates the resolution approved a year ago, urges Member States to enable healthcare providers, law enforcement agents and border control agents to detect and report any possible cases of human organ trafficking.

    • Spain, as one of the most progressive countries in terms of compliance with all aspects of the Resolution, is currently working, through the Spanish National Transplant Organisation and the Public Prosecutors’ Office, on a Protocol that allows healthcare professionals to report instances relating to this type of crime.

    • The issue of combating human organ trafficking is beginning gain a foothold in international cooperation, with 69 countries already co-sponsoring this resolution, distributed evenly between the Regional Groups. This compares to a total of 40 countries which supported the previous Resolution.

  • 17.12.2018.

    ​On Friday last, 14 December, the Council of Ministers approved a contribution of 6 million euros to support the process of strategic transformation of the UNICC (United Nations International Computing Centre), which includes the progressive concentration in Valencia of ICT services for the UN Agencies. This process represents an opportunity for Spain to consolidate the United Nations Information and Communication Technologies Base in Valencia (UNICTF-V), located in Quart de Poblet, as a flagship technological hub within the United Nations system

  • 14.12.2018.

    The Spanish Government celebrates the agreement reached by the Government of Yemen and the Houthi rebels after the peace conversations held in Sweden under the auspices of the UN, aimed at ending the conflict that started in 2014​

  • 14.12.2018.

    ​Manuel Escudero Zamora, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Spain to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, has been appointed as the new Chair of the OECD Development Centre’s Governing Board.  It is the first time that Spain chairs this Centre, a unique global economic and social forum for meeting and discussion between developed, emerging and developing countries.  This makes the Development Centre an excellent platform for sharing the work of the OECD at a global level.

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  • 18 Dec @SpainMFA * 🇳🇮 Spain condemns the decision of the National Assembly of #Nicaragua to remove the legal personality of several re… https://t.co/Lxod6Ov7Qh
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  • 17 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @JosepBorrellF: Deeply saddened by the loss of yet another life to the madness of violence. Rest in peace Antonio Megalizzi. We shall ma…
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  • 17 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @OECD_Centre: 💬“Manuel's programmatic vision combines strong assets of continuity with a set of priorities that will further enhance the…
  • 17 Dec @SpainMFA * Manuel Escudero, #Spain’s Ambassador to the @OECD, has been appointed Chair of the @OECD_Centre’s Governing Board.… https://t.co/tjyko5pKyG
  • 14 Dec @SpainMFA * Spanish PM: "To uphold democracy and #peace over terrorism. That is the firm conviction of the EU. Our solidarity a… https://t.co/OLDwvhboHH
  • 14 Dec @SpainMFA * 🇾🇪 Spain celebrates the agreement reached by the Government of #Yemen and the Houthi rebels after the peace convers… https://t.co/hHzKtwC3PJ
  • 12 Dec @SpainMFA * RT @SpainUN: .@SpainUN along with @ElSalvadorUN & @CostaRicaONU present the groundbreaking study on #LGBTI people with international protec…
  • 12 Dec @SpainMFA * 🇫🇷Spain expresses its absolute condemnation of the attack perpetrated in Strasbourg and sends its sincere condolenc… https://t.co/HjWz64hpZU
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  • 11 Dec @SpainMFA * In a conversation today in #Madrid with Spanish FM @JosepBorrellF, @mbachelet reminds us that the #UDHR came from t… https://t.co/5A48jbbHch
  • 11 Dec @SpainMFA * @UNHumanRights Chief @mbachelet joins #Spain's FM @JosepBorrellF and Caddy Adzuba, winner of the 2014 Prince of Ast… https://t.co/jzFeRxaiqG

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