On 17 April 2019, UNPOL officers deployed to UNFICYP organized their first bicycle patrol in the UN-administered Buffer Zone.
The path towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development must be clear of landmines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices. All people have the right to live in security, and not fear their next step.
The 2018 Pyla Peace Festival took place on 12-13 October and was supported by UNFICYP. Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot residents in the village, representatives from the diplomatic community and local authorities attended the event, enjoying food, drink, entertainment and shopping.
In the lead up to International Women’s Day, UNFICYP’s Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Elizabeth Spehar, Force Commander Major General Cheryl Pearce and Senior Police Adviser, Ann-Kristen Kvilekval, participated in a panel discussion
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Cheryl Pearce of Australia as Force Commander of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).
On 19 June 2018, UNFICYP’s Gender Advisor and Civil Affairs team held a workshop on gender equality with some 25 young leaders participating in the PeacePlayers International-Cyprus summer camp, which included 60 youth representing both communities in Cyprus, the Middle East, Northern Ireland, So