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UNFICYP is continuing its operations at this time; our peacekeepers maintain their patrols in the buffer zone and remain engaged with both sides.
On 8 March 2020, more than 70 language students from all ages and across Cyprus came together in Kyrenia to attend the second language cafe and cultural club supported by UNFICYP Civil Affairs.
UNFICYP Year in Review 2019: In 2019, UNFICYP surpassed the target set by United Nations headquarters for deployment of female military peacekeepers to peace operations. UNFICYP Photo.
UNFICYP Year in Review 2019:From 24-26 July 2019, the Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, visited UNFICYP. Photo by Katarina Zahorska, UNFICYP.
Nicosia, 05 March 2020 – Following the decision to temporarily close four crossing points along the buffer zone, UNFICYP is concerned by the ongoing disruption caused to people on both sides.
At a recent townhall meeting, Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN healthcare personnel who are working to ensure the well-being of UN personnel during the COVID-19 crisis.
The new coronavirus CANNOT be transmitted through mosquito bites. To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that the new coronavirus could be transmitted by mosquitoes.
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