Press Releases

Jun 02, 2007
Following a lengthy and thorough scientific process, the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has been informed of the positive identification of 28 missing persons by the two laboratories involved - the Laboratory of Forensic Genetics of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics and...
May 04, 2007
The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus wishes to express its gratitude to the government of the Netherlands for its generous donation of EUR 250,000 announced on the occasion of the Queen’s Day by the Dutch Ambassador in Cyprus. This donation will help the CMP pursue its project on the...
Apr 03, 2007
The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has launched the genetic identification phase of its Project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of missing individuals. A team of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot geneticists are involved in this work which is being carried out...
Mar 07, 2007
In relation with the numerous articles published in recent days regarding the disappearance of Christakis Georgiou, the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to reiterate its commitment to following-up on and investigating any information throwing new light on the fate of missing...
Mar 01, 2007
The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to inform the media that its Project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains is progressing satisfactorily. Ongoing exhumations are being carried out by the CMP bi-communal team of scientists, under the guidance of the...
Feb 16, 2007
The Belgian Government has decided to contribute Euros 250,000 to the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP). This will enable the CMP to extend its project on the exhumation, identification and return of remains o missing persons, which was launched in August 2006. The Government of Belgium...
Dec 21, 2006
Today the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) completed its 93rd session and held its last meeting of the year. During 2006, the CMP formalised and launched its Project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in Cyprus. The project is carried out by bi-...
Oct 12, 2006
The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus met formally this morning to discuss the progress made to date with regard to its project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons. The CMP, having secured the necessary funding, has proceeded with the extension of its...
Sep 14, 2007
The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to inform the media that its Project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains is progressing satisfactorily. Protocols and procedures have been put in place and the remains of some thirteen missing persons have been exhumed in...
Jul 03, 2006
The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) is pleased to announce that Mr Christophe Girod has officially taken up his duties as Third Member of the Committee, during a formal event held within the United Nations Protected Area. The CMP was honoured by the presence at the event of their...

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