Press Releases

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...
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...

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