59th General Assembly

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ROMULO MEETS ANNAN Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo is received by United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan at his 38th Floor Office at the UN General Headquarters in New York on Tuesday, 28 September 2004. During their meeting, Secretary Romulo and Secretary General Annan discussed issues involving the Philippines and the United Nations, including the peace initiatives of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and the offer of the Philippines to assist in the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Iraq. (UN Photo)


ROMULO MEETS ANNAN Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo and Deputy House Speaker Raul V. Del Mar (First District, Cebu) are received by United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan at his 38th Floor Office at the UN General Headquarters in New York on Tuesday, 28 September 2004. During their meeting, Secretary Romulo and Secretary General Annan discussed issues involving the Philippines and the United Nations, including the peace initiatives of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and the offer of the Philippines to assist in the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Iraq. (UN Photo)


ROMULO MEETS ANNAN Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo discusses with United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan issues involving the Philippines and the United Nations during their bilateral meeting at the UN General Headquarters in New York on Tuesday, 28 September 2004. Among the issues discussed during their meeting are the peace initiatives of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and the offer of the Philippines to assist in the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Iraq. With Secretary Romulo are Ambassador Lauro L. Baja Jr., Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the UN, and Ambassador Bayani S. Mercado, Deputy Permanent Representative. (DFA Photo)


GORDON ADDRESSES UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY Senator Richard J. Gordon
delivers the Philippine statement before the 59th Session of the United Nations
General Assembly in New York on Monday. In his statement, Senator Gordon
underscored the need for a comprehensive approach to reform in the UN's response to security challenges. (UN Photo)


DE VENECIA AT SECURITY COUNCIL House Speaker Jose De Venecia Jr. calls for the creation of an inter-religious dialogue within the United Nations to assist the international community in its peace-building agenda during the open debate held this week on the "Rule of Law" at the Security Council. With the Speaker, who is the highest-ranking Filipino legislator to address the most powerful organ of the United Nations, are Ambassador Bayani S. Mercado, Charge d' Affaires of the Philippine Mission to the United Nations, and Alternate Representatives Anacleto Rei Lacanilao III and Elmer Cato. (UN Photo)



RP-EGYPT BILATERALS. Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo thanks Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit at the end of their bilateral meeting held on the sides of the 59th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. During their meeting, Secretary Romulo was assured by Foreign Minister Abul Gheit of Egypt's continued support for the Philippine bid for observer status in the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC). (DFA Photo)



RP-SPAIN BILATERALS Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo discusses bilateral issues with his Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos Cuyaube during their meeting on the sides of the 59th United Nations General Assembly in New York. During their meeting, Secretary Romulo and Foreign Minister Cuyaube agreed to further expand cooperation between Madrid and Manila. (DFA Photo)


PHILIPPINES SIGNS MOU WITH COSTA RICA Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo and his counterpart, Foreign Minister Roberto Tovar Faja of Costa Rica sign the “Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment of a Bilateral Consultation Mechanism between the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines and the Ministry of External Relations and Culture of Costa Rica” during ceremonies at the United Nations in New York. Looking on are Ambassador Lauro L. Baja Jr., Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations, and Ambassador Bernd Niehaus, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica. The agreement, the first to be entered into by both countries since formal relations were established in 1946, called for the holding of regular consultations between the two countries to further enhance relations and exchange views on important bilateral and international concerns. (DFA Photo)


PHILIPPINES SIGNS MOU WITH COSTA RICA Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo and his counterpart, Foreign Minister Roberto Tovar Faja of Costa Rica exchange copies of the “Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment of a Bilateral Consultation Mechanism between the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines and the Ministry of External Relations and Culture of Costa Rica” which they signed during ceremonies at the United Nations in New York. The agreement, the first to be entered into by both countries since formal relations were established in 1946, called for the holding of regular consultations between the two countries to further enhance relations and exchange views on important bilateral and international concerns. (DFA Photo)


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