Press Releases

Mar 01, 2017
PRESS RELEASE CMP Members meet with Missing Persons Family Representatives (Nicosia, 1 March 2017) Today, the three Members of the Committee on Missing Persons, Ms. Gülden Plümer Küçük, Mr. Nestoras Nestoros and Mr. Paul-Henri Arni, met with representatives of associations representing the families...
Feb 13, 2017
PRESS RELEASE CMP discovers misidentification (Nicosia, 11 February 2017) The CMP has recently finalized the analysis of a set of remains that had been exhumed in 2015. DNA analysis of these remains, conducted by Bode Cellmark Forensics in Maryland, USA, indicated that they belonged to a person who...
Nov 15, 2016
 PRESS RELEASE  CMP exhibition opens at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva (Geneva, 10 November 2016) Today, a photo exhibition on the work of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus opened at the Palais des Nations, the United Nations’ European headquarters in Geneva. The event was...
Oct 11, 2016
(Brussels, 11 October 2016) Today, a photo exhibition on the work of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus opened at the European Parliament in Brussels. The event was hosted by the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, and attended by European Commission President Jean-Claude...
Nov 07, 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 136,780 made today in support of the work of the CMP. This contribution is allocated to the CMP to fund the new CMP Archival Research Coordinator position....
Oct 08, 2016
The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Federal Republic of Germany for its donation of EUR 100,000 made today. This brings the German financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 400,000 over the past ten years. This donation to the CMP Project on...
Oct 05, 2016
The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Ireland for its donation of EUR 25,000 made today. This brings the Irish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 300,000 over the past ten years. This donation to the CMP Project on the Exhumation,...
Jul 28, 2016
Faced with increasing difficulties to locate additional human remains, the CMP urgently needs to broaden efforts to obtain information that may lead to the discovery of burial sites. This includes the review of archival material of international organizations, state actors and domestic authorities...
Jun 24, 2016
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 donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of USD 937,000 over the past ten years. This donation to the CMP Project on...
Mar 29, 2016
Today, the President of the European Parliament, Mr. Martin Schulz, visited the CMP anthropological laboratory and met with CMP Members and the Committee’s Greek and Turkish Cypriot scientists. President Schulz was briefed by the three Members, Ms. Küçük, Mr. Nestoros and Mr. Arni on the progress...

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