Press Releases

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...
Mar 29, 2019
PRESS RELEASE Three German Parliamentarians visit the CMP Laboratory (Nicosia, 29 March 2019) – A delegation of three German Parliamentarians led by Mr. Andrej Hunko, Chairman of the Germany-Cyprus Friendship Group, as well as his Deputies Ms. Lisa Paus and Mr. Johannes Schraps visited today the...
Mar 27, 2019
PRESS RELEASE UNFICYP’s new Force Commander visits CMP Laboratory (Nicosia, 27 March 2019) – Major-General Cheryl Pearce from Australia, UNFICYP’s new Force Commander, paid a visit today to the CMP Anthropological Laboratory. She was briefed by the three Members on CMP’s achievements and challenges...

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