Press Release

Latest press releases from UNFICYP, the Good Offices and the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus

  • So far, 614 missing persons from both communities have been identified and returned to their families for a dignified burial

    09 Nov 2015 - Nicosia, 9 November 2015 - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to H.E. Mr Mustafa Akıncı for a donation of EUR 75,000 made on behalf of the Turkish Cypriot community on 5 November 2015. This brings the Turkish Cypriot financial assistance...
  • Slovakia's Ambassador to Cyprus Dr Oksana Tomová, makes a statement during a visit to the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus by representatives from political parties representing both communities in Cyprus. UNFICYP/Juraj Hladky

    05 Nov 2015 - NICOSIA, 5 November 2015 - The three CMP Members and the many Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot scientists working at the CMP laboratory were happy to welcome today representatives from political parties representing both communities in Cyprus.  The representatives were briefed...
  • The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus laboratory in Nicosia

    05 Nov 2015 - Nicosia, 5 November 2015 - Today, the CMP was notified by the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Mr Mustafa Akıncı, that Turkey had formally agreed to provide access for CMP excavation teams to all 30 currently known suspected burial sites in military areas in the north...
  • 30 Oct 2015 - NICOSIA, 30 October 2015 - Today, the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mr. Mustafa Akıncı, and the Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, met in a spirit of cooperation, reconfirming their joint vision for a united Cyprus as set out in the Joint...
  • 27 Oct 2015 - 27 October 2015 - From 20 to 23 October, 2015 the Committee on Missing Persons had meetings in Brussels with members of the European Parliament’s Budget and LIBE committees  as well as with senior European Commission officials. They also met with representatives of several...
  • 13 Oct 2015 - Nicosia, 13 October - “I very much hope that I will be the first and last Global Advocate to see landmines on this beautiful island,” stated the United Nations Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards, British actor Daniel Craig. Craig is visiting...
  • 12 Oct 2015 - NICOSIA, 12 October 2015 - Today, the Greek Cypriot leader Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, and the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mr. Mustafa Akıncı, deliberated on the outstanding issues in the negotiations. Conscious of the need to build on the current momentum, they had a constructive...
  • 02 Oct 2015 - New York, 2 October 2015 - The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Mustafa Akinci, leader of the Turkish Cypriot Community. The Secretary-General and Mr. Akinci discussed the significant progress made by the Turkish Cypriot and the Greek Cypriot leaders since the...
  • 14 Sep 2015 - NICOSIA, 14 September 2015 - Today, the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mr. Mustafa Akıncı, and the Greek Cypriot leader Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, discussed the state of play across chapters since negotiations resumed four months ago. The negotiators provided the leaders with an update...
  • 10 Sep 2015 - NICOSIA, 10 September 2015 - Religious and political leaders came together for the first time in support of peace in Cyprus. The religious leaders of Cyprus have come a long way since the Religious Track of the Cyprus Peace Process under the auspices of the Embassy of Sweden...

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