The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar, on 6 October visited the Israeli Embassy in Nicosia, where she signed a condolence book for Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, who passed away on 28 September 2016.
Elizabeth Spehar, former Director of DPA’s Policy and Mediation Division, arrived in Nicosia on 13 June to take up her new role as Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus.
In a feat of incredible strength, Magdolna Petróczki of Hungary won the Masters European Weightlifting Championship for the 6th time, winning gold in the squat event, gold in the deadlift and silver in the bench press to be crowned the complex winner of the event.
All over the world, tens of millions of people are desperately seeking refuge, many of them far from home and even farther from safety. Migrants and refugees face imposing physical obstacles and bureaucratic barriers.