UNFICYP has new commander – and for the first time it is a woman
|On 1st August 2014 UNFICYP released this announcement to the media: ‘Major General Kristin Lund today officially assumed her duties as Force Commander of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus where the top UN official, Lisa Buttenheim, is also a woman. That UN operation is now the first in the world to have a dual female leadership.’
In the UN Protected Area in Nicosia, a brief ceremony was held during which Ms. Buttenheim, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, thanked the outgoing commander, Major General Chao Liu, a Chinese national who has served from February 2011.
Post Mortem complete - results to follow
A truly canned Post Mortem took place on the 8th August, but the results cannot be heard by the general public for a while yet. Maybe some time in mid to late September.
It is not that any results need to be analysed but more that they need to be edited, as wrongs have to be righted, and sound effects added to this, the tenth radio play by KADS (Kyrenia Amateur Dramatic Society ) and seven years on from the first one.