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The Blue Beret

Originally an in-house publication for the troops, The Blue Beret has since its inception in 1964 grown into a magazine highlighting UNFICYP's main developments as well as the lighter fare that keeps a mission together. It appears every two months.

The magazine is available in PDF format.

Blue Beret - January/February 2014

Blue Beret February/March 2014

  • UNFICYP at Fifty - In Pictures
  • History of Troop & Police Contributions from
    United Kingdom - Canada - Austria – Ireland
  • Business as Usual
  • Winter Medal Parade
  • MFR Medal Parade / All Hail the MFR
  • Images from the call for ‘UNFICYP at 50’ Photo Contributions
  • Padre & his Pacemakers
    Traversing the Buffer Zone on foot for Charity
  • Prevention Better Than Cure
    A Message from the Medical Section
  • Second Time in Cyprus Skies for UNFICYP’s Woman Pilot
    Plus New Faces from UN Flight, the Medical Section and a familiar face from the MFR


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Blue Beret - November/December 2013

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  • Remembrance Day
  • 20th Anniversary of Argentine Peacekeeping in Cyprus
  • Interview with Commanding Officer of Sector 1
  • A tour of Sector 4
  • Hungary 20th anniversary
  • Profile of the 28 Engineer Regiment
  • Force Military Police Unit
  • Slovak Police in UN Peacekeeping
  • UN Flight
  • UN Police medal parade
  • Military skills competition
  • UN hosts first gathering of Nicosia Mayors Councillors
  • World AIDS Day marked at UNFICYP
  • Biking for charity
  • CMP welcome Iraqi scientists in learning exchange
  • UNPOL Officer in roadside rescue
  • An end of year message from the Medical Section
  • Festive Fun at UNFICYP


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Blue Beret - September/October 2013

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  • Memorable visit of an extraordinary man:
    Brigadier Francis Henn at UNFICYP
  • Mission Support Component
  • UN Day Reception
  • UNFICYP Fun Day
  • Handover-Takeover
  • UN Flight
  • Royal Canadian Mint unveils silver coin marking
    50th anniversary in Canadian Peacekeeping
  • Remembering the last Australian WWII veteran
    in Cyprus
  • International Day of Peace
  • UNDP Action for Trust and Cooperation in Cyprus
    marks achievements
  • Chief of Mission hosts UNFICYP women at
    honorary lunch
  • UNPOL’s facilitation of the Technical Committee
    on Crime and Criminal Matters


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