United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Ingrid Gjerde of Norway as Force Commander of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).
Today, UNFICYP bid farewell to its Senior Police Adviser, Fang Li, after serving for peace on the island for a year. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Senior Police Adviser faced unique challenges, as did the entire UNPOL component.
In times of COVID-19, the challenges facing peacekeeping missions around the world have multiplied, the health crisis has highlighted the key role of our medical teams in ensuring peacekeepers remain safe and healthy while continuing mission operations across the buffe
Today, the top United Nations official in Cyprus, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar, held bilateral meetings with the Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, and the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mr. Ersin Tatar, ahead of her briefing to the Security Council.