Press Releases

Dec 28, 2011
Nicosia, 28 December 2011 – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to Cyprus for its latest generous donation of EUR 240,000. This new donation has enabled the CMP to extend the working area of its Anthropological Laboratory to accommodate a larger...
Nov 21, 2011
(Nicosia, 21.11.2011) - The Committee on Missing Persons wishes to express once again its sincere gratitude to the Government of Turkey for its commitment and continued support following its donation of USD 100,000. This sixth donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP to a total...
Aug 30, 2011
Niciosia, 30.08.2011 - The 30th of August is the International Day of the Disappeared. The Missing Persons’ is not only a humanitarian problem or a political issue. It is first and foremost the human tragedy, the problem of a profound pain. The pain that does not differentiate, that has no...
Jun 06, 2011
(Nicosia, 06.06.2011) – In order to effectively address new challenges and changes brought by time and varying circumstances that make all phases of the CMP’s Project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons ever more complex, the Committee is currently optimizing...
Feb 08, 2011
(Nicosia, 21 January 2011) - CMP CONTINUES ITS EFFORTS IN 2011 TO BRING CLOSURE TO THE FAMILIES OF THE MISSING PERSONS. The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) started 2011 by intensifying its work with an even higher number of teams than in 2010 – seven in the northern and two in the...
Jan 10, 2011
(Nicosia, 10.01.2011) - The Committee on Missing Persons wishes to express once again its sincere gratitude to the Government of Ireland for its commitment and continued support following its fifth donation of EUR 50,000. This brings the Irish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 250,...
Dec 20, 2010
(Nicosia, 20 December 20910) - The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the Government of Turkey for its new generous donation of USD 50,000. This donation is a part of the ongoing international support that enables the CMP to continue its project...
Dec 14, 2010
Nicosia, 14 December 2009 – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to Cyprus for its latest generous donation of EUR 150,000. This renewed donation will enable the CMP to pursue its project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of...
Dec 02, 2010
(Nicosia, 2 December 2010) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) found remains of 14 (fourteen) individuals after it resumed its exhumation efforts at Sykhari area. After two weeks of suspension due to unearthing of unexploded artillery shells early September 2010, the UN demining...
Sep 14, 2010
(Nicosia, 14 September 2010) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) temporarily suspended its exhumation efforts at Sykhari area, following unearthing of an unexploded artillery shell on Monday, 6 September 2010. The CMP is in consultations with the experts regarding the most...

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