Press Releases

Nov 07, 2016
The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the United States of America for a donation of USD 136,780 made today in support of the work of the CMP. This contribution is allocated to the CMP to fund the new CMP Archival Research Coordinator position....
Oct 08, 2016
The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Federal Republic of Germany for its donation of EUR 100,000 made today. This brings the German financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 400,000 over the past ten years. This donation to the CMP Project on...
Oct 05, 2016
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. This donation to the CMP Project on the Exhumation,...
Jul 28, 2016
Faced with increasing difficulties to locate additional human remains, the CMP urgently needs to broaden efforts to obtain information that may lead to the discovery of burial sites. This includes the review of archival material of international organizations, state actors and domestic authorities...
Jun 24, 2016
The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Government of Turkey for its donation of USD 100,000 made today. This donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of USD 937,000 over the past ten years. This donation to the CMP Project on...
Mar 29, 2016
Today, the President of the European Parliament, Mr. Martin Schulz, visited the CMP anthropological laboratory and met with CMP Members and the Committee’s Greek and Turkish Cypriot scientists. President Schulz was briefed by the three Members, Ms. Küçük, Mr. Nestoros and Mr. Arni on the progress...
Mar 22, 2016
The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the United States of America for a donation of USD 250,000 made today in support of the work of the CMP. This contribution is provided through the UNDP-Action for Cooperation and Trust (ACT) Program. This...
Feb 18, 2016
The CMP Members visited Brussels from 16 to 18 February to meet with interlocutors at the European Parliament and the European Commission.  On 16 February, the Members briefed the European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on progress made and challenges...
Feb 08, 2016
Today, Archbishop Chrysostomos II of the Church of Cyprus, Dr Talip Atalay,Mufti of Cyprus, Archbishop Soueif of the Maronite Church of Cyprus, also representing the Latin Patriarchal Vicar and Representative of the Apostolic Nunciature in Cyprus, and the representative of Archbishop Nareg of the...
Dec 20, 2015
Today, the leader of the Greek Cypriot community, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades and the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Mr. Mustafa Akıncı, visited the CMP laboratory and met with the three CMP Members and many of the Committee’s Greek and Turkish Cypriot scientists. They were briefed on the...

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