A Gender Affairs Officer with the United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), Lauren McAlister hails from the West Coast of Canada and has worked with the Mission since December 2017.
An unprecedented volume of landmines and unexploded weapons contaminates rural andurban war zones, maiming and killing innocent civilians long after conflict has ended.Mine action is vital.
On the 22nd November 2017, the British contingent of UNFICYP’s Sector 2 military component undertook a charity event at Ledra Palace Hotel in order to raise money for the Imagine inter-communal schools programme. They rowed, ran and cycled the distance from Ledra Pala
NICOSIA, 6 December 2017 – At the crack of dawn on 6 December 2017, some of UNFICYP’s most athletic troops braved the early morning chill to compete in the winter edition of the Mission’s Military Skills Competition. The events kicked off with the Chief of Staff, Col.