Press Releases

Oct 31, 2019
PRESS RELEASE CMP announces recovery of human remains in Nicosia (Nicosia 31 October 2019) – Today, a bi-communal excavation team of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has exhumed the remains of two presumed missing persons close to Tekke Backcesi in Nicosia. Exhumations started a...
Oct 16, 2019
CMP and ICRC open an international expert workshop on Missing Persons in Nicosia The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are opening an international expert workshop Mechanisms on Missing Persons: Clarifying the Fate and Supporting...
Jul 09, 2019
PRESS RELEASE Swiss Minister of Foreign Affairs visits the CMP Laboratory (Nicosia, 9 July 2019) – Yesterday, the Swiss Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis visited the Anthropological Laboratory of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP). Federal Councillor...
Jul 04, 2019
PRESS RELEASE Turkey donates 100,000 US dollars to CMP   (Nicosia, 04.07.2019) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Turkey for its donation of 100,000 US dollars (EUR 88,500). This donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of...
Jun 27, 2019
PRESS RELEASE CMP: new exhumation of a missing person from a well in Lapta/Lapithos (Nicosia 27 June 2019) – A bi-communal excavation team of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has recovered human remains belonging to one person at a site in Lapta/Lapithos yesterday. This exhumation...
Jun 25, 2019
  PRESS RELEASE CMP announces recovery of human remains in Lapta/Lapithos (Nicosia 25 June 2019) – A bi-communal excavation team of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has recovered bone fragments belonging to one person at a site in Lapta/Lapithos yesterday. In 2019 so far, the CMP...
Jun 14, 2019
PRESS RELEASE Turkey grants access for CMP to 30 military areas (Nicosia, 14 June 2019) Today, the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) was formally notified that Turkey had granted access for CMP excavation teams to 30 suspected burial sites in military areas in the north of Cyprus. No...
Jun 10, 2019
  PRESS RELEASE Slovak Foreign Minister presents a EUR 10,000 donation to the CMP (Nicosia, 10 June 2019) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Slovak Republic for its donation of EUR 10,000 made today on the occasion of the visit to the CMP Laboratory...
May 28, 2019
PRESS RELEASE CMP announces recovery of human remains in Egkomi / Tuzla (Nicosia 28 May 2019) – Thanks to precise information recently collected, a bi-communal excavation team of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has recovered the human remains of one person at a site in Egkomi /...
May 10, 2019
PRESS RELEASE CMP announces recovery of human remains in Mutluyaka/Stylloi (Nicosia 10 May 2019) – A bi-communal excavation team of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has started to recover human remains at a site in Mutluyaka/Stylloi on 10 May 2019. In 2019, the CMP has recovered the...

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