Press Releases

Sep 01, 2020
(Nicosia, 01.09.2020) - The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Federal Republic of Germany for its generous donation of €100,000. This donation brings the German financial assistance to the CMP to a total of €700,000 since 2006. This...
Aug 26, 2020
(Nicosia, 26.08.2020) - The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Turkey for its generous donation of 100,000 US dollars (EUR 84,500). This donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 1,082,500 over the past thirteen...
Jul 13, 2020
(Nicosia, 11 July 2020) – In view of reports that appeared in the media this week, the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) would like to clarify its operations. The Committee’s bicommunal excavations resumed on 2 July 2020 after the lifting of COVID-19 related restrictions on crossing...
Jul 01, 2020
CMP Resumes Full Operations   (Nicosia 1 July 2020) - The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus resumes full operations. With the reopening of crossing points, bi-communal excavations are resuming as of tomorrow July 2nd, while CMP’s Anthropological Laboratory had returned to its regular...
Feb 14, 2020
PRESS RELEASE   CMP recovers human remains in Famagusta   (Nicosia, 14 February 2020) – Today, the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has recovered the remains of one person in Famagusta. The excavation at the site will continue over the next few days. The CMP would like to extend its...
Jan 27, 2020
PRESS RELEASE The Russian Federation donates 50,000 US dollars to the CMP (Nicosia, 27 January 2020) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Government of the Russian Federation for its generous donation of USD 50,000 made today on the occasion of the...
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...

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