On 3 July 2019, the Jordanian flag was raised at UNFICYP headquarters in Nicosia, Cyprus, by Mutaz Hayajneh, the first United Nations Police (UNPOL) officer representing his country in the Mission.
On 12 June 2019, the UNFICYP Environmental Committee organized numerous activities to commemorate World Environment Day. The event included outdoor activities such as bicycle orienteering and a safety ride as well as a walk around the UN Protected Area in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Adnan Al-Sinawi has served in numerous UN peace operations including Afghanistan, Sudan and Iraq since he joined the Organization in 2001. Originally from Iraq, he is currently based in Nicosia where he leads application support for UNFICYP’s Field Technology Services Unit.
Susana Yagualca from Argentina joined the Marine Corps in her country’s navy in 1995; two years after enlisting, she became a nurse. This is Susana’s fourth tour of duty at UNFICYP where she wears the dual hats of Force Medical Assistant and Deputy Hygiene Officer.