Strategy and problem-solving skills were on full display when the second annual Bi-communal Chess Tournament took place at Ledra Palace Hotel in the UN buffer zone.
NICOSIA, 23 June 2017 - The Commissioner of An Garda Síochána (the Irish police), Nóirín O'Sullivan, paid a visit to UNFICYP HQ today, where she met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus & Head of Mission, Elizabeth Spehar, and members of the mission's Irish Unite
NICOSIA, 16 June 2017 – On 26 may 1964, 40 intrepid Australian police officers joined UNFICYP, becoming pioneers of peacekeeping and the first of over 1,600 Australian police personnel to serve with UNFICYP over 53 years.
NICOSIA, 29 May 2017 - Every year, the UN marks the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, when we pay tribute to all the men and women who have served either as military, police or civilians and continue to serve in UN Peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication an
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