Republic of Cyprus

Permanent Secretary


Activities

Permanent Secretary Ambassador Alexandros N. Zenon


03/04/2017 - Nicosia

    • Political consultations with the Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel, Ambassador Yuval Rotem.

31/03/2017 - Nicosia
    • Political consultations with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Alexey Meshkov.

16/03/2017 - Brussels
    • Participation in the informal Foreign Affairs Council (Development)

10/03/2017 - Nicosia
    • Political consultations with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, Ambassador D. Paraskevopoulos.

Geneva -27/02/2017-01/03/2017
    • Participation in the 34th High Level Segment of the UN Human Rights Council
    • Meeting with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Filippo Grandi,
    • Meeting with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein
    • Meeting with the Director General of the UN Office in Geneva, Mr. Michael Moeller
    • Meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Bahrein, Mr. Abdulla Faisal Al-Doseri
    • Meeting with the Minister of International Cooperation of Australia, Ms. Concetta Fierravanti-Wells
    • Meeting with the Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Mr. Kairat Abdrakhmanov
    • Meeting with the Foreign Minister of Egypt, Mr. Sameh Hassan Shoukry
    • Meeting with the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Greece, Mr. Ioannis Amanatides
    • Meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia, Mr. Ashot Hovakimian
    • Meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Serbia, Katarina Lalic Smajevic
    • Meeting with the Minister and President of the Human Rights Committee of Saudi Arabia, Mr. Bandar bin Mohammad Alaiban.

Brussels – 31/01/2017
    • Participation in the Working Dinner organised by the Secretary General of the EEAS, Ms. Helga Schmid, for the Permanent Secretaries of the Foreign Ministries of the EU- Member States

19 January 2017 – Lisbon
  • Political Consultations with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Ambassador Ana Martinho
  • Meeting with the Political Director for European Affairs, Ambassador Pedro Costa.

15 January 2017 – Paris
  • Represented the Republic of Cyprus in the International Ministerial Conference for Peace in the Middle East

17-19 November 2016 – London
  • Meeting with Director General for International Security Policy, Mr. Nick Gurr

14-16 November 2016 – The Hague
  • Meeting with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Ambassador Yoka Brandt
  • Address to the Assembly of the States Parties to the International Criminal Court
  • Meeting with the Director General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Üzümcü
  • Meeting with the Director General of the International Committee of Missing Persons, Ms. Bomberger

26-27 October 2016 – Brussels
  • Meeting with the EEAS Secretary General, Ms. Helga Schmid
  • Meetings with officials of EU Institutions

14 October 2016- Athens
  • Political consultations with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, Ambassador D. Paraskevopoulos.

23-24 September 2016 - Budapest
  • Political consultations with Mr. Balogh Czaba, State Secretary for Public Administration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Political consultations with Mr. Szabolcs Takács, State Secretary for EU Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office
1-2 September 2016 - Potsdam
  • Participation in the Informal Meeting of Foreign Ministers of OSCE Participating States

18 May 2016 – Nicosia
    • Political consultations with the Assistant Minister for Political Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Ambassador Ahmad Abed Al Rahman Al Jarman

11 May 2016 – Athens
    • First trilateral meeting of the Secretaries General of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, Greece and Lebanon

20 April 2016 – London
    • Meeting with the British Prime Minister’s Advisor on National Security, Sir Mark Lyall Grant

12 April 2016 – Nicosia
    • Meeting with the Swiss Deputy State Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Georges Martin

11 April 2016 – Nicosia
    • Trilateral Meeting of the Secretaries General of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus-Greece-Jordan

5 April 2016 – Moscow
    • Political consultations with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Alexey Meshkov.

18 March – Rome
    • Political Consultations with the Secretary General of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Michele Valensise.

17 March - Holy See
    • Meeting with the Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher.

29 February – 2 March 2016 – Geneva
    • Participated in the High Level Segment of the 31st Session of the Human Rights Council of the UN.

15 February 2016 – Amman
    • Political Consultations with Ambassador Moh’dTaisir Bani Yassin, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates.
    • Meeting with Dr. Ibrahim Saif, Minister of Energy.
    • Meeting with Mr. Nayef Al Fayez, Minister of Tourism.

08 February 2016 – Copenhagen
    • Political consultations with Ambassador Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

11 January 2016 - The Hague
    • Participation at the Meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) and the anti ISL/Da'esh Coalition.

16 December 2015 - Jerusalem
    • Trilateral Meeting between the Secretaries General of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Israel-Cyprus-Greece.

30 November-1 December 2015 – Amsterdam
    • Meeting of EU States Secretaries and Secretaries Generals

25-27 November 2015 – London
    • Meeting with Minister of Armed Forces, Penny Mordaunt
    • Political Consultations with the Permanent Under Secretary of the FCO, Simon McDonald
    • Meeting with Director General for International Security Policy, Nick Gurr

30 October 2015 – Νicosia
    • Political Consultations with Deputy Foreign Minister of Sweden, Annika Söder

19 October 2015 – Geneva
    • Inauguration of exhibition “UNFICYP 51 YEARS: With Appreciation”.

14-16 October 2015 – Geneva
    • Head of Delegation to the World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation.

7 October 2015 - Nicosia
    • Meeting with Assistant Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Ambassador Pirkko Hämäläinen

21 September 2015 – Nicosia
    • Political Consultations with the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ebrahim Rahimpour

11 September 2015 - Jerusalem, Israel
    • Meeting with the Deputy National Security Advisor, Eran Lerman.

10 September 2015 - Jerusalem, Israel
    • Meeting with His Beatitude the Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem.
    • Meeting with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel, Tzipi Hotovely.
    • Political Consultations with the Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, Dore Gold.

9 September 2015 - Nicosia
    • Meeting with Mr. Nick Gurr, International Security Policy Director, UK Ministry of Defence.

30-31 July 2015 – Nicosia
    • Annual meeting of Heads of Diplomatic Missions.

29 July 2015 – Nicosia
    • Political Consultations with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Alexey Yu. Meshkov.

21 July 2015 – Nicosia
    • Political Consultations with Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, Ambassador D. Paraskevopoulos.

24 June 2015 – Madrid
    • Political Consultations with Spanish Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador, Ignacio Ybanez.


2 June 2015 – Brussels
    • Meeting with Stefano Manservisi, Head of Cabinet of HR/VP Federica Mogherini.

31 May-1 June 2015 – Luxembourg
    • Meeting of the EU’s Ministries of Foreign Affairs Secretary Generals.

19 May 2015 – Kiev
    • Political Consultations with Deputy Foreign Minister Nataliya M. Galibarenko.

12 May 2015 – Paris
    • Meeting with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France, Ambassador Christian Masset.

11 May 2015 – Strasbourg
    • Meeting with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland.

22 April 2015 - Warsaw, Poland
    • Political Consultations with Deputy Foreign Minister of Poland, Mrs Henryka Μοscicka – Dendys.

26-27 March 2015 – Berlin
    • Political Consultations with Dr. Markus Ederer, State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office.

17 March 2015 – Athens
    • Political Consultations with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador, Dimitrios Paraskevopoulos.

10 March 2015 – Nicosia
    • Meeting with the Bundestag members of the CY-Germany Friendship Group.

2-4 March 2015 - Geneva
    • Participated at the 28th Human Rights Council of the UN.

26-27 February 2015 - Vienna
    • Political Consultations with Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Austria, Ambassador Michael Linhart.

19 December 2014 – London
    • Meeting with the Director of International Defence Policy at the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Nick Gurr.

18 December 2014 – Dublin
    • Political Consultations with the Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland, Mr. Niall Burgess.

9 December 2014 – Moscow-Russian Federation
    • Bilateral Political Consultations with Assistant Foreign Minister Al. Y. Meshkov.

28 November 2014 - Rome
    • Participated at the first Ministerial Meeting EU-Horn of Africa Migration Route Initiative.

27 November 2014 - Rome
    • Participated at the 4th Euro-African Ministerial Conference on Migration and Development.

12 November 2014 - Athens
    • Trilateral Political Consultations between Greece, Israel and Cyprus at the level of Secretary General’s of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs.

30 October 2014 - Nicosia
    • Cyprus-Romania Political Consultations with the Deputy Foreign Minister, Ambassador, George Ciamba.

22 October 2014 - Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco
    • 1st Round of Political Consultations with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco, Ambassador Nasser Bourita.

21 Οctober 2014 - Paris, France
    • Meeting with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Christian Masset.

12 Οctober 2014 - Working Visit in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    • Meetings with H.E. the Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Javad Zarif and the Deputy Ministers responsible for European Affairs, Asia and Pacific, Arab and Africa Affairs.

18 September 2014 – Nicosia
    • Meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister of Germany responsible for European Affairs Michael Roth.

17 September 2014 – Nicosia
    • Meeting with Permanent Undersecretary of Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom Mr. Jon Thompson.

4 September 2014 – Nicosia
    • Political consultations meeting with the Undersecretary for European Affairs of Hungary, Ambassador, Vince SZALAY-BOBROVNICZKY

14-15 July 2014 – Florence, Italy
    • Participation at the Informal Meeting of EU Ministers and State Secretaries for Development.

30 June 2014 - Nicosia
    • Bilateral Political Consultations with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, Ambassador, Anastasios Mitsialis.

9-10 June 2014 - Stockholm, Sweden
    • Meeting and a working dinner with the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Mr Frank Belfrage.
    • Μeeting with the Chair and Vice Chair of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, Ms Sofia Arkelsten and Mr Urban Ahlin.

29 May 2014 – Nicosia
    • Βilateral Political Consultations with Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia, Alexey Yu. Meshkov

25-26 May 2014- Rome, Italy
    • Participated at the Informal Meeting of EU State Secretaries and Secretaries General.

6 May 2014 - Vienna, Austria
    • Represented the Republic of Cyprus to the 124th Session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.

27 April 2014 - Vatican City, Holy See
    • Represented the Government of the Republic of Cyprus at the canonisation ceremony for Popes John XXIII and Jean-Paul II.

14-17 April 2014 - United Arab Emirates - Official Visit of the President of the Republic of Cyprus
    • 15 April 2014: Meeting with the Assistant Foreign Minister, Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman.

8 April 2014 – Nicosia
    • Meeting with the member of the European Commission Stefan Fule.

28 Μarch - Nicosia
    • Meeting with Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security.

20 March 2014 - The Hague, Netherlands
    • Meeting with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ms. Renée Jones-Bos.
    • Μeeting with the Director General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü.
    • Meeting with the President of the International Criminal Court Judge Sang-Hyun Song.

21 February 2014 - Brussels
    • Meeting with the Executive Secretary General of the EEAS, Ambassador, Pierre Vimont.
    • Meeting with the Chief Operating Officer of the EEAS David O’ Sullivan.

20 February 2014- Brussels
    • Political Consultations with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Belgium, Mr. Dirk Achten.

5 February 2014 - Rome
    • Meeting with the Diplomatic Advisor of the Italian Prime Minister.

4 February 2014 - Rome
    • Political Consultations with Secretary General of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Michele Valensise.

3 February 2014 - Holy See
    • Meeting with the Secretary of State, Cardinal, Pietro Parolin.
    • Meeting with the Under-Secretary for Relations with States Msgr Antoine Camilieri.
    • Meeting with the Assessor for General Affairs of the Secretariat of State Msgr Peter Brian Wells.

26-27 January 2014 - Athens
    • Meeting with the Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM).

05-06 December 2013 – Athens

Participated at the Informal Meeting of EU State Secretaries and Secretaries General.

22 November 2013 – Athens
    • Political consultations with Ambassador Anastasios Mitsialis, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece.
    • Meeting with Mr. Evangelos Venizelos, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Greek Government.

07-08 November 2013 – Paris
    • Represented the Minister of Foreign Affairs at the 29th Ministerial Meeting of International Organization of La Francophonie.
    • Meeting with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France.
    • Meeting with the Director General for European Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France .
    • Meeting with the Secretary General for European Affairs at the Prime Minister’s office.



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