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UN appoints 3rd member of CMP
2006-04-14 16:18:22

Nicosia, Apr 14 (CNA) The United Nations announced here Friday the appointment of Christophe Girod as the third member of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP).

A press release by the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) said the Force expects that Girod will assume his official duties in early June.

''His appointment has been approved by the leaders of both communities, Mr. Tassos Papadopoulos and Mr. Mehmet Ali Talat,'' the press release said.

''Mr. Girod'', UNFICYP added, ''brings with him 20 years of humanitarian work experience, having most recently served as the Head of the Regional Delegation for the US and Canada of the International Committee of the Red Cross.''

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