Press Releases

Jan 24, 2020
PRESS RELEASE   CMP recovers human remains at Pervolia / Bahceler   (Nicosia, 23 January 2020) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has taken custody of the human remains found accidentally on a beach at Pervolia / Bahceler at the end of December 2019.   On 22 January, CMP commenced...
Jan 21, 2020
  PRESS RELEASE Ireland donates 25,000 Euro to the CMP     (Nicosia, 20 January 2020) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Ireland for its generous donation of EUR 25,000 made today. This brings the Irish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR...
Dec 19, 2019
PRESS RELEASE CMP announces recovery of human remains in Nicosia (Nicosia 19 December 2019) – On 18 December a bi-communal excavation team of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has exhumed the remains of one presumed missing person in a military area in Trachonas / Kızılbaş in the...
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...

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