NICOSIA, 20 October 2017 – The UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) held its bi-annual UNPOL Medal Parade on 20 October, with UN Police personnel receiving UN medals in the service of peace. It was also the last Medal Parade with Col. Andrii Sachavo (Ukraine) at the helm of UNPOL.
NICOSIA 26 September 2017 - As UNFICYP’s sectors and units undergo regular rotation, thorough training for incoming Military Observer and Liaison Officers (MOLO) and Sector Civil Affairs and Military Liaison Officers (SCAMLO) is critical to establishing and maintaining good relationships with the
21 September 2017 – The UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) today marked the International Day of Peace at Force HQ in the buffer zone; the International Day of Peace is commemorated annually on 21 September, and is an opportunity for renewed determination to work for a future free of confl
NEW YORK, 20 September 2017 - UN Peacekeeping held an event earlier today on Gender and Peacekeeping to provide an overview of the progress of the implementation of the women, peace and security mandates in peacekeeping operations and to advocate Member States for their continued support, includi
FAMAGUSTA, 11 September 2017 - The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP in Cyprus) last night hosted an event to mark the completion of conservation works on the Martinengo Bastion and the portion of the Venetian Wall
COMMAND POST-10, 16 August 2017 - Following an increase in UNFICYP’s Slovak contingent in September 2016 in line with Operation UNFICYP concept Force888, the mission’s Sector 4 embarked on not only fulfilling new operational tasks, but also expanding the accommodation and catering capacities for
KOSHI, 15 August 2017 - On 14 August 1974, three Austrian peacekeepers serving with UNFICYP, 1/Lt. Johann Izay, MSgt. Paul Decombe and Cpl. August Isaak, lost their lives in an air attack in the vicinity of the small village of Koshi.