Press Releases

Jun 28, 2018
PRESS RELEASE European Commission pledges a budget extension of EUR 358,000 for CMP operations (Brussels, 28 June) In response to a budget extension request made by the CMP to help cover its increasing identification costs, the European Commission has confirmed to the three CMP Members in Brussels...
Jun 22, 2018
PRESS RELEASE CMP Members attend an expert roundtable in Moscow (Moscow 22 June) - At the invitation of the Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the Russian Federation, the three CMP Members participated in a round table in Moscow on 21 June with Russian...
Jun 12, 2018
PRESS RELEASE CMP has no plans to end operations (Nicosia, 12 June 2018) Contrary to what is stated in an article published by Politis newspaper on 11 June, the CMP would like to reassure families that no plans exist, or are under discussion, to terminate the operations of the Committee. As has...
May 19, 2018
PRESS RELEASE CMP Members receive support in New York and Washington   (Nicosia 19 May) - From 15 to 18 May, the three CMP Members Gülden Plümer Kücük, Nestoras Nestoros and Paul-Henri Arni held meetings at the UN headquarters in New York with the Chief of Staff of the Secretary-General, Mrs. Maria...
May 07, 2018
PRESS RELEASE Turkey donates 100,000 US dollars to the CMP   (Nicosia, 07.05.2018) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Turkey for its donation of 100,000 US dollars (EUR 83,500) made today. This donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP...
Apr 10, 2018
PRESS RELEASE United Kingdom donates 7,000 GBP to the CMP (Nicosia, 10 April 2018) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the United Kingdom for its donation of GBP 7,000 (EUR 8,000) made today. This brings the British financial assistance to the CMP to a...
Mar 16, 2018
PRESS RELEASE CMP Members attend an international conference in Buenos Aires (Nicosia, 16 March 2018) From 14 to 16 March, CMP Members attended an international conference on Archives and Human Rights in Buenos Aires. Organised by UNESCO, the Ministry of Justice of Argentina and the NGO Swisspeace...
Mar 02, 2018
PRESS RELEASE United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations visits CMP (Nicosia, 2 March 2018) Today, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, visited the CMP Anthropological Laboratory and met with the CMP Members and...
Feb 16, 2018
PRESS RELEASE Mis-Identifications not under CMP Responsibility (Nicosia, 16 February 2018) - On 16 February, Cypriot media widely reported on the mis-identification of the remains of two Greek Cypriots that had been carried out in 2005 under a programme by the Greek Cypriot authorities in...
Jan 31, 2018
PRESS RELEASE Portugal donates 15,000 Euro to the CMP (Nicosia, 31st January 2018) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Portugal for its donation of EUR 15,000 made today. This is the first contribution of Portugal to the CMP. This donation to the CMP...

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