Press Releases

Aug 30, 2010
International Day of the Disappearred30 August 2010 Monday, 30 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...
May 07, 2010
(Nicosia, 7 May 2010) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for its generous donation of a backhoe digger and loader worth EUR 47,000. This donation, done through the United...
Mar 23, 2010
(Nicosia, 23 March 2010) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the Government of Turkey for its generous donation of USD 50,000. This new donation will enable the CMP to pursue its project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of...
Jan 14, 2010
(Nicosia, 14 January 2010) - CMP CONTINUES IN 2010 ITS EFFORTS TO BRING CLOSURE TO THE FAMILIES OF THE MISSING PERSONS The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) will intensify its work in 2010 with eight exhumation teams – six in the northern and two in the southern part of Cyprus. Since...
Dec 17, 2009
(Nicosia, 17.12.2009) - The Committee on Missing Persons wishes to express once again its profound gratitude to the Government of Ireland for its commitment and continued support following its fourth donation of EUR 50,000. This brings the Irish financial assistance to a total of EUR 200,000 over...
Oct 10, 2009
(Nicosia, 10 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...
Nov 16, 2009
EVENT TO BE HELD TO MARK EUROPEAN UNION CONTRIBUTION OF € 2 MILLION TO COMMITTEE ON MISSING PERSONS IN CYPRUS Nicosia (16 November 2009) - In recognition of the € 2 million contribution made by the European Union to the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP)*, a public event will be held at...
Aug 11, 2009
Nicosia, 11 August 2000 - The European Union contributes € 2 million to the Committee on Missing Persons The European Union has contributed another € 2 million to the Committee on Missing Persons Project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in Cyprus. The...
May 11, 2015
(Nicosia, 18 June 2009) – The Government of the Netherlands generously contributed another EUR 250,000 for the CMP Project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in Cyprus. While signing the arrangement for the donation between the Dutch government and the...
Jan 27, 2009
(Nicosia, 27 January 2009) – Following the publication of various reports in the media about events which happened in 1974 in Cyprus and which may concern the fate of persons unaccounted for, the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) would like to reaffirm that within the framework of its mandate to...

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