The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Ireland for its donation of EUR 25,000 made today. This brings the Irish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 300,000 over the past ten years.
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.