Press Releases

May 19, 2018
PRESS RELEASE CMP Members receive support in New York and Washington   (Nicosia 19 May) - From 15 to 18 May, the three CMP Members Gülden Plümer Kücük, Nestoras Nestoros and Paul-Henri Arni held meetings at the UN headquarters in New York with the Chief of Staff of the Secretary-General, Mrs. Maria...
May 07, 2018
PRESS RELEASE Turkey donates 100,000 US dollars to the CMP   (Nicosia, 07.05.2018) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Turkey for its donation of 100,000 US dollars (EUR 83,500) made today. This donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP...
Apr 10, 2018
PRESS RELEASE United Kingdom donates 7,000 GBP to the CMP (Nicosia, 10 April 2018) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the United Kingdom for its donation of GBP 7,000 (EUR 8,000) made today. This brings the British financial assistance to the CMP to a...
Mar 16, 2018
PRESS RELEASE CMP Members attend an international conference in Buenos Aires (Nicosia, 16 March 2018) From 14 to 16 March, CMP Members attended an international conference on Archives and Human Rights in Buenos Aires. Organised by UNESCO, the Ministry of Justice of Argentina and the NGO Swisspeace...
Mar 02, 2018
PRESS RELEASE United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations visits CMP (Nicosia, 2 March 2018) Today, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, visited the CMP Anthropological Laboratory and met with the CMP Members and...
Feb 16, 2018
PRESS RELEASE Mis-Identifications not under CMP Responsibility (Nicosia, 16 February 2018) - On 16 February, Cypriot media widely reported on the mis-identification of the remains of two Greek Cypriots that had been carried out in 2005 under a programme by the Greek Cypriot authorities in...
Jan 31, 2018
PRESS RELEASE Portugal donates 15,000 Euro to the CMP (Nicosia, 31st January 2018) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Portugal for its donation of EUR 15,000 made today. This is the first contribution of Portugal to the CMP. This donation to the CMP...
Nov 25, 2017
PRESS RELEASE CMP Members hold talks in Vienna and Geneva (Nicosia, 25 November 2017) - As part of their overall effort to find new information on unknown burial sites in Cyprus in military and police archives of twelve countries, the three CMP Members held talks on 21 November in Vienna with...
Nov 07, 2017
PRESS RELEASE Cyprus donates 265,000 EUR to the CMP (Nicosia, 07.11.2017) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Republic of Cyprus for its donation of EUR 265,000 made today. In addition to the yearly contribution of EUR 125,000, it includes EUR 140,...
Oct 12, 2017
PRESS RELEASE Recovery of remains at CMP excavation in Kondemenos (Kılıçaslan)  (Nicosia, 12 October 2017) - On 10 October, CMP excavation teams located the remains of 2 individuals in an ongoing exhumation in a military zone at Kondemenos (Kılıçaslan). The CMP’s bi-communal excavation teams are...

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