21 September 2017 – The UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) today marked the International Day of Peace at Force HQ in the buffer zone; the International Day of Peace is commemorated annually on 21 September, and is an opportunity for renewed determination to work for a future free of confl
NEW YORK, 20 September 2017 - UN Peacekeeping held an event earlier today on Gender and Peacekeeping to provide an overview of the progress of the implementation of the women, peace and security mandates in peacekeeping operations and to advocate Member States for their continued support, includi
FAMAGUSTA, 11 September 2017 - The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP in Cyprus) last night hosted an event to mark the completion of conservation works on the Martinengo Bastion and the portion of the Venetian Wall
COMMAND POST-10, 16 August 2017 - Following an increase in UNFICYP’s Slovak contingent in September 2016 in line with Operation UNFICYP concept Force888, the mission’s Sector 4 embarked on not only fulfilling new operational tasks, but also expanding the accommodation and catering capacities for
KOSHI, 15 August 2017 - On 14 August 1974, three Austrian peacekeepers serving with UNFICYP, 1/Lt. Johann Izay, MSgt. Paul Decombe and Cpl. August Isaak, lost their lives in an air attack in the vicinity of the small village of Koshi.
NICOSIA, 8 August 2017 - Brigadier General Guillermo Gar, Commander of the 7th Aerial Brigade (Helicopters and Special Forces) of Argentina's Air force visited UNFICYP HQ on 08 August 2017, where he met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Cyprus and Head of Mission, Ms.
CAMP SAN MARTIN, 2 August 2017 - As the summer sun set on 2 August, troops from UNFICYP Sector One, in the west of the island, prepared to receive UN medals in the service of peace. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) in Cyprus and Head of Mission, Ms.
FAMAGUSTA, 31 July 2017 - On Monday 31 July, outgoing troops from the Slovak Republic, Hungary, Serbia and Ukraine received medals in recognition of their professional service during their tenure with UNFICYP. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus and Head of Mission, Ms.
The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six months today, while asking the Secretary-General to conduct a strategic review of the mission.