An unprecedented volume of landmines and unexploded weapons contaminates rural andurban war zones, maiming and killing innocent civilians long after conflict has ended.Mine action is vital.
On the 22nd November 2017, the British contingent of UNFICYP’s Sector 2 military component undertook a charity event at Ledra Palace Hotel in order to raise money for the Imagine inter-communal schools programme. They rowed, ran and cycled the distance from Ledra Pala
NICOSIA, 6 December 2017 – At the crack of dawn on 6 December 2017, some of UNFICYP’s most athletic troops braved the early morning chill to compete in the winter edition of the Mission’s Military Skills Competition. The events kicked off with the Chief of Staff, Col.
PYLA, 7 December 2017 - As part of the global #16Days campaign, Civil Affairs Officer Therapoulla Kalatha, who works with UNFICYP’s Sector 4 Civilian Activity Integrated Office, talks to clients about the strong messages behind the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based violence while addressin
The United Nations is grateful to the Royal Government of Bhutan for its pledge of a Force Protection Company to the United Nations Peacekeeping Capability Readiness System (UNPCRS), following the signature of an agreement today between the Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, Atul Khare, a
NEW YORK, 1 December 2017 - The world is well on its way to meeting the target of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. Nearly 21 million people living with HIV now have access to treatment – a number that should grow to more than 30 million by 2020.