Press Releases

May 18, 2017
PRESS RELEASE Australia donates 7,000 Euro to the CMP (Nicosia, 18 May 2017) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Australia for its donation of EUR 7,000 made today. This brings the Australian financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 13,300 over...
May 15, 2017
PRESS RELEASE Recent recoveries at CMP excavations (Nicosia, 15 May 2017) - On 15 May, CMP excavation teams located the remains of one individual in a civilian area in Famagusta/Gagimağuza, and of two additional individuals (thus reaching a total number of six) within a military zone at Saint...
Apr 20, 2017
PRESS RELEASE Cyprus donates 125,000 EUR to the CMP (Nicosia, 20.04.2017) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Republic of Cyprus for its donation of EUR 125,000 made today. This allocation brings the Republic of Cyprus’ financial assistance to the...
Apr 10, 2017
PRESS RELEASE CMP signs cooperation agreements with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Argentinian Forensic Anthropology Team   (Nicosia, 10 April 2017) The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus is pleased to announce the signing of two separate Memoranda of Understanding with...
Mar 31, 2017
PRESS RELEASE United Kingdom donates 124,000 Euro to the CMP (Nicosia, 31 March 2017) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the United Kingdom for its donation of EUR 124,000 made today by H.E. Mr. Matthew Kidd, British High Commissioner to Cyprus, during...
Mar 29, 2017
PRESS RELEASE Turkey donates 92,000 EUR to the CMP (Nicosia, 29.03.2017) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Turkey for its donation of 92,000 EUR made today. This donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 826,000 over...
Mar 01, 2017
PRESS RELEASE CMP Members meet with Missing Persons Family Representatives (Nicosia, 1 March 2017) Today, the three Members of the Committee on Missing Persons, Ms. Gülden Plümer Küçük, Mr. Nestoras Nestoros and Mr. Paul-Henri Arni, met with representatives of associations representing the families...
Feb 13, 2017
PRESS RELEASE CMP discovers misidentification (Nicosia, 11 February 2017) The CMP has recently finalized the analysis of a set of remains that had been exhumed in 2015. DNA analysis of these remains, conducted by Bode Cellmark Forensics in Maryland, USA, indicated that they belonged to a person who...
Nov 15, 2016
 PRESS RELEASE  CMP exhibition opens at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva (Geneva, 10 November 2016) Today, a photo exhibition on the work of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus opened at the Palais des Nations, the United Nations’ European headquarters in Geneva. The event was...
Oct 11, 2016
(Brussels, 11 October 2016) Today, a photo exhibition on the work of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus opened at the European Parliament in Brussels. The event was hosted by the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, and attended by European Commission President Jean-Claude...

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