Guterres appoints new UNFICYP head

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Canadian Colin Stewart as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). Stewart will also perform the role of

Cyprus stuck without UN envoy

President Nicos Anastasiades criticised the Turkish side for preventing UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres from appointing a new special envoy for Cyprus as a successor to Jane Hall Lute. Lute, appointed in 2018,

UN envoy to visit as mood darkens

UN envoy Jane Holl Lute is expected to visit the island again in the coming month to see if the tense climate surrounding the resumption of peace talks has changed. The Cyprus

UN envoy searching for common ground

UN envoy Jane Holl Lute will meet separately with Cypriot leaders on Tuesday to test the waters on whether progress can be made after the Geneva summit in April failed to kick-start

UN envoy to visit amid fading hopes

According to a diplomatic source, UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute will visit Cyprus on June 21 to hold contacts with the two Cypriot leaders to gauge whether a new summit to

Nicosia expecting UN envoy visit

Nicosia expects to be informed when UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute will visit the island for the first time since deadlock at the Geneva summit in April. The UN diplomat has

UN envoy in Cyprus ahead of Geneva summit

President Nicos Anastasiades will tell visiting UN envoy he is ready to attend a Cyprus summit in Geneva to end the current deadlock so settlement talks can resume after a four-year lull.

UN envoy to return in March

UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute is expected back on the island next month to meet Cypriot leaders preparing for a Cyprus summit involving the guarantor powers Greece, Turkey, and the UK.