missing persons reconciliation

Enhancing the Search for Cyprus’ Lost Souls: New Resources Allocated to Missing Persons Initiative

Cyprus has allocated €300,000 to the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) to find individuals who disappeared during conflicts, hiring eight new archaeologists and purchasing an excavator. This move intensifies the search for the 492 Turkish Cypriots and 1,510 Greek Cypriots missing since 19631964 and 1974, providing closure to their families.