On 4 November 2016, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar, gave opening remarks at a conference, Pathways towards Sustainable Peace - UNSC Res 1325, which focused on the important role of women in peace and security.
The Ambassador of Sweden to Cyprus, Ms. Anna Olsson Vrang, hosted the religious leaders of Cyprus for a lunch meeting within the framework of the Religious Track of the Cyprus Peace Process (RTCYPP), on 31st October 2016 at the Swedish Residence in Nicosia.
Following his official welcome to Cyprus on 10 October 2016, UNFICYP’s new Force Commander, Major General Mohammad Humayun Kabir, was quick to get his feet wet, spending the week familiarising himself with the mission and its day-to-day running.
Mr. President, Your Excellency Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General-designate of the United Nations, Your Excellency Mr. Augusto Ernesto dos Santos Silva, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Ladies and Gentlemen,
The new Force Commander of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), Major General Mohammad Humayun Kabir, arrived at UNFICYP HQ in the UN Protected Area on 10 October 2016 to commence his duties.
The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Federal Republic of Germany for its donation of EUR 100,000 made today. This brings the German financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 400,000 over the past ten years.