Press Releases

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...
Dec 11, 2015
The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Swiss Confederation for its donation of EUR 38,000 made today. This second allocation brings the Swiss financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 71,000 over the past two years. This donation to the CMP...
Nov 17, 2015
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 CMP to a total of EUR 2,410,700 since 2005. This donation to the CMP Project...
Nov 16, 2015
Today, the Ambassador of the United States of America in Cyprus, H.E. Ms Kathleen A. Doherty, visited the anthropological laboratory of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) in Nicosia. On this occasion, the CMP expressed its sincere thanks to the United States of America for its latest donation...
Nov 09, 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 to the CMP to a total of EUR 308,000 over the...
Nov 05, 2015
Breakthrough: Turkey grants access to 30 military areas over three-year period (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...
Nov 05, 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 on the complex process of locating, exhuming and...

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