1 December 2016 – The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in #Cyprus today joined the world in marking World AIDS Day with an event at mission HQ in the buffer zone.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar, Force Commander Major General Mohammad Humayun Kabir, and senior officials of the mission join global calls to end violence against women and girls.
Following his official welcome to Cyprus on 10 October 2016, UNFICYP’s new Force Commander, Major General Mohammad Humayun Kabir, was quick to get his feet wet, spending the week familiarising himself with the mission and its day-to-day running.
The new Force Commander of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), Major General Mohammad Humayun Kabir, arrived at UNFICYP HQ in the UN Protected Area on 10 October 2016 to commence his duties.
The Security Council today formally chose the former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as its nominee to be the next Secretary-General of the United Nations for a five-year term when incumbent Ban Ki-moon steps down on 31 December.