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27-02-2024 09:14

Announcement by the Department of Postal Services regarding the operation of a new Regional Post Office in Livadia, Larnaka

The Cyprus Post announces that, for the better service of the public, a new Regional Post Office will be opened in Livadia, Larnaka, at 2, Kyriakos Matsis, 7060 Livadia. The new Post Office will start its operation on Monday, 4 March 2024.  The new Post Office will offer the full range of postal services, as well as electronic money transfer to and from Cyprus, through the network of MoneyGram. In addition, at the new Post Office, P.O. Boxes will be available for rent, for quick and safe col...

26-02-2024 20:50

Statements by the President of the Republic and the President of the Italian Republic

The President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, and the President of the Italian Republic, Mr Sergio Mattarella, reaffirmed today their common will to further strengthen the already excellent relations between Cyprus and Italy, in the framework of their statements to the media, following their meeting this afternoon at the Presidential Palace.During their joint statements, in the framework of the first official visit of an Italian President to the Republic of Cyprus, President Chris...

26-02-2024 20:15

Welcome speech by H.E. the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, Ms Annita Demetriou Conference on “The Israel – Hamas War” organised by the Glafkos Clerides Institute and the Hanns Seidel Foundation

Monday, 26 February 202418:00 – 19:30Dear Mr Mayer,Dear Ms Svetlova,Dear Prof Karagiannis,Dear Harris,Dear Dr Krug,Honourable guests,Dear friends,We find ourselves, yet again, in challenging historical moments, in an era of conflicts and uncertainties. The terrorist attacks of Hamas against Israel last October set off a sequence of events that have led to the ignition of tension in the Middle East.Having in mind the war of Russia against Ukraine that has been ongoing for two years n...

26-02-2024 18:32

Statement by H.E. the Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Constantinos Kombos at the High-level Segment of the 55th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva

Mr. Vice-President,Excellencies,Ladies and gentlemen, We are meeting for the 55th Human Rights Council amidst global turmoil of seismic proportions. We are reliving events that we thought we left in the dark past.Our presence here sends the necessary, and much needed, symbolic message: Our commitment to Human Rights remains unwavering as is our resolve to protect them. Our collective responsibility and our personal accountability guide us.I would like to express my appreciation to the Hi...

26-02-2024 14:06

Conservation works at the Houses of Dionysos and Aion at the Archaeological site of Kato Pafos and the House of Eustolios at the Archaeological site of Kourion

The Department of Antiquities, Deputy Ministry of Culture, announces that the Houses of Dionysos and Aion at the archaeological site of Kato Pafos, and the House of Eustolios at the archaeological site of Kourion, will be closed to the public, due to scheduled conservation works, during the following dates:House of Dionysos: 4 March 2024 – 8 March 2024House of Aion: 11 March 2024 – 12 March 2024House of Eustolios: 20 March 2024 – 21 March 2024(NGian/NZ)

26-02-2024 12:55

Electronic Publication “Cyprus in Figures 2023”

CYSTAT announces the electronic publication "Cyprus in Figures 2023".The publication contains a collection of data on the main social and economic indicators of Cyprus for the years 2019-2022, and is available free of charge on CYSTAT’s web portal. (EP/NZ) 

25-02-2024 09:50

The Ambassador of Cyprus to Austria presented his credentials

The new Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the Republic of Austria, Andreas Ignatiou, presented his credentials to the Federal President of the Republic Austria, Dr Alexander Van der Bellen, during an official ceremony, which took place in the Hofburg Palace in Vienna on 20 February 2024. Presenting his credentials, Ambassador Ignatiou conveyed to President Van der Bellen the warm greetings of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, and extended an invitation ...

23-02-2024 14:58

Criminal statistics 2022

Police statisticsCases of serious offencesThe number of serious offences reported to the Police in 2022 was 5.402, of which 5.332 were found to be true cases, while in 2021 the number of serious offences reported was 4.580, of which 4.512 were true cases. Both in 2022 and in 2021, the offences against property constitute the largest group of offences, accounting for 39,8% and 37,5% of serious offences respectively, followed by offences injurious to the public in general, accounting for 19,4...

22-02-2024 18:48

Message by H.E. the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, Ms. Annita Demetriou on the occasion of the “European Conference for Gender Budgeting: Achievements, Challenges, The Way Forward”

Thursday, 22 February, 2024 – 9.30 a.m.University of Cyprus: Senate Council Building “Anastasios Leventis”Esteemed Commissioner for Gender Equality,Honorable Moderator of the Cyprus Gender Budgeting Platform,Respected Members of the Academic Community,Distinguished Experts on Gender Issues,Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,I consider it a privilege to be among such prominent figures and personalities, gathered here to address the fundamental topic of gender budgeting in governmental policies, w...

22-02-2024 12:47

Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices: January 2024

The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) rose by 2,1% between January 2023 and January 2024, and decreased by 1,2% in the month between December 2023 and January 2023. (Table 1)Note: The HICP in Euro area for the last month is based on EUROSTAT’s estimation (flash estimate).Compared to January 2023, the largest positive change was noted in Restaurants and Hotels (5,8%), whereas the largest negative change was noted in Transport (-1,3%). (Table 1)Compared to December 2023, the larges...