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

COVID19: No tests for jabbed Cypriots at crossings

Vaccinated Cypriots will be allowed to cross between the Republic and the Turkish occupied north without having to take a coronavirus test beforehand, according to a United Nations announcement. The announcement was

UNFICYP renewal mandate to be adopted

The UN Security Council is expected to adopt unanimously on Tuesday a resolution renewing for a further six months the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mandate with minor changes. In its

Cyprus expects no surprises in UNFICYP report

President Nicos Anastasiades said current events which “fully justify extending the presence of the peacekeeping force in Cyprus” will be included in the UN Secretary-General’s report on UNFICYP. Anastasiades on Thursday met