Press Releases

Oct 05, 2018
PRESS RELEASE CMP Members participate as experts in an international conference in Ukraine (Kyiv 5 October) - On 4 and 5 October 2018, the three CMP Members Gülden Plümer Kücük, Nestoras Nestoros and Paul-Henri Arni attended an international conference in Kyiv, Ukraine on “Integrated Actions...
Sep 13, 2018
PRESS RELEASE Cyprus donates 135,000 EUR to the CMP (Nicosia, 13.09.2018) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Republic of Cyprus for its donation of EUR 135,000 made today. This donation brings the Republic of Cyprus’ financial assistance to the CMP...
Sep 07, 2018
PRESS RELEASE French Foreign Minister visits the CMP Laboratory (Nicosia, 7 September 2018) – Today Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian visited the Anthropological Laboratory of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) accompanied by the French Ambassador. The three...
Sep 06, 2018
PRESS RELEASE Dutch Foreign Minister presents a EUR 50,000 donation to the CMP (Nicosia, 6 September 2018) – This morning, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands Stef Blok visited the Anthropological Laboratory of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) accompanied by the...
Sep 04, 2018
PRESS RELEASE ICRC visits CMP to discuss cooperation on a 4-year project (Nicosia, 4 September 2018) The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP), in the framework of a 2017 Memorandum of Understanding, invited two officials from ICRC's headquarters in Geneva to Nicosia for an exchange on best...
Jul 06, 2018
PRESS RELEASE Sri Lankan officials visit the Committee on Missing Persons to discuss lessons learned in Cyprus (Nicosia, 6 July) From 3 to 5th of July a delegation from Sri Lanka visited the operations of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) and held in-depth discussions with its...
Jul 05, 2018
PRESS RELEASE High Commissioner of Canada visits the Committee on Missing Persons (Nicosia, 5 July) On 4 July, the High Commissioner of Canada, H.E. Mr. Keith Morris, accompanied by Honorary Consul Mrs. Rita Severis, visited the anthropological laboratory of the CMP and met with the CMP Members and...
Jun 28, 2018
PRESS RELEASE European Commission pledges a budget extension of EUR 358,000 for CMP operations (Brussels, 28 June) In response to a budget extension request made by the CMP to help cover its increasing identification costs, the European Commission has confirmed to the three CMP Members in Brussels...
Jun 22, 2018
PRESS RELEASE CMP Members attend an expert roundtable in Moscow (Moscow 22 June) - At the invitation of the Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the Russian Federation, the three CMP Members participated in a round table in Moscow on 21 June with Russian...
Jun 12, 2018
PRESS RELEASE CMP has no plans to end operations (Nicosia, 12 June 2018) Contrary to what is stated in an article published by Politis newspaper on 11 June, the CMP would like to reassure families that no plans exist, or are under discussion, to terminate the operations of the Committee. As has...

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