Mine action is critical for an effective humanitarian response in conflict and post-conflict situations. This is a central message of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on this year’s International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.
Today, the President of the European Parliament, Mr. Martin Schulz, visited the CMP anthropological laboratory and met with CMP Members and the Committee’s Greek and Turkish Cypriot scientists. President Schulz was briefed by the three Members, Ms. Küçük, Mr. Nestoros and Mr.
As a boy growing up in post-war Korea, I remember asking about a tradition I observed: women going into labour would leave their shoes at the threshold and then look back in fear. “They are wondering if they will ever step into those shoes again,” my mother explained.
Today, the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mr. Mustafa Akıncı and the Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades held constructive deliberations on all of the outstanding issues and provided further guidance to the negotiators.