With the resumption of the Cyprus talks, demining activity, humanitarian support and manning the buffer zone, 2015 has been a busy year for the UN in Cyprus.
NICOSIA, 17 December 2015 - Cypriots on both sides of the island follow developments in the Cyprus talks process keenly through the media, and attention has never been greater than now, as the leaders intensify their discussions and a long-awaited settlement seems within reach.
NICOSIA, 16 December 2015 - Renowned Olympian Sebastian Coe once said, “Sport is a universal language, building more bridges between people than anything else I can think of.” This has certainly been true of the Peace Players, a basketball initiative that has grown from two brothers coaching Cath
NICOSIA, 11 December 2015 – A panel discussion on the issue of sexual violence against women in Cyprus drew dozens of people to the Home for Cooperation on 10 December, wrapping up the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign and simultaneously com
New York, 28 October 2015 – On 31 October 2000, the United Nations Security Council adopted the historic resolution 1325, drawing attention to the differential impact of armed conflict on women, their exclusion from conflict prevention and resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding, and the inext
NICOSIA, 10 September 2015 - Religious and political leaders came together for the first time in support of peace in Cyprus. The religious leaders of Cyprus have come a long way since the Religious Track of the Cyprus Peace Process under the auspices of the Embassy of Sweden brought them together
NEW YORK, 14 May 2014 – This August, Major General Kristin Lund will become the first female commander of a United Nations peacekeeping force, taking the military helm in Cyprus where the top UN official, Lisa Buttenheim, is also a woman.