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
"Investing in Peace around the World”
For nearly 70 years, UN peacekeeping has proven to be one of the international community’s most effective investments in peace, security and prosperity.
18 May 2017 - Sector 4 engineers, in collaboration with the mission’s Austrian contingent, have completed the restoration of a cross honouring the memory of M/Cpl Wolfgang Leeb, who died in a tragic accident while diving in the area off Cape Greco on 2 May 1993.
22 May 2017 – With United Nations peace operations being carried out in highly complex environments and facing multiple challenges, Secretary-General António Guterres recently stressed the need to adapt peacekeeping to “our changing world.”
NICOSIA, 15 May 2017 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar, made opening remarks at a symposium on trust-building co-organised on 15 May 2017 by the European University Cyprus and UNFICYP.