On 8 March 2016, the Russian flag was raised at UNFICYP HQ as the first ever Russian deployment commenced their duties with the Mission. The deployment includes three female police officers who will join UNFICYP's police component.
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.
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