Press Releases

Jan 16, 2015
(Nicosia, 15 January 2015) – Various reports have recently appeared in the media containing speculation about the alleged relocation of remains from an ongoing excavation conducted by the Committee on Missing Persons in Lapithos/Lapta. For the sake of clarity and with due respect to the families of...
Dec 18, 2014
(Nicosia, 18.12.2014) – At its end-of-year press conference today, the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) noted that 157 missing persons had been identified so far this year, making 2014 the most successful year to date. In contrast, the number of exhumations for 2014 had stagnated at 65 for the...
Dec 05, 2014
(Nicosia, 03.12.2014) - 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 tenth donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of USD 837,000 over the past eight years.This...
Jul 24, 2014
(Nicosia, 24 July 2014) – Today, the leader of the Greek Cypriot community, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades and the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Mr. Derviş Eroğlu visited the CMP laboratory and met with the three CMP Members and many of the Committee’s Greek and Turkish Cypriot scientists. Since...
Jul 02, 2014
(Nicosia, 2 July 2014) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) would like to thank the family of the late Glafcos Clerides and all those who generously responded to their call for donations to the CMP. The total amount of donations made, which the CMP received today, is 87,000 EUR.These...
Jul 02, 2014
(Nicosia, 2 July 2014) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) would like to thank the Government of Kuwait for its generous donation of 200,000 EUR.This donation will contribute to the ongoing implementation of the CMP project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of...
Apr 07, 2014
Appointment of new Greek Cypriot Member, Mr. Nestoras Nestoros (Nicosia, 7 April 2014) – The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) welcomes the appointment of the new Greek Cypriot Member, Mr. Nestoras Nestoros, who took up his functions on 2 April 2014. Mr. Nestoros brings with him extensive...
Apr 04, 2014
“Searching for our Missing”The work of the Committee on Missing Persons in CyprusSaturday, 12 April 2014Programme:“Searching for our Missing” is an all-day event (from 10:00 to 16:00).In the garden of the Goethe-Institut, large photo-installations will illustrate every stage of theCMP’s work, from...
Feb 25, 2014
(Nicosia, 25 February 2014) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) is grateful for a donation of 40,000 Swiss Francs from the Swiss Government. This donation will contribute to the ongoing implementation of the CMP project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of...
Dec 20, 2013
(Nicosia, 20.12.2013) - The Committee on Missing Persons wishes to express once again its sincere thanks to the Government of Turkey for its donation of USD 100,000. This ninth donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of USD 737,000 over the past seven years. This...

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