With the resumption of the Cyprus talks, demining activity, humanitarian support and manning the buffer zone, 2015 has been a busy year for the UN in Cyprus.
The U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) today ends a ten year, multi-million dollar initiative that has bridged differences and helped make the Cyprus conflict easier to solve by improving dialogue, communication and understanding on the long-divided island.
The Mufti of Cyprus, Dr Talip Atalay prayed at Hala Sultan Tekke on 23rd December 2015 together with 1000 faithful during a special pilgrimage on the occasion of the Mawlid ul Nabi / Mevlid, celebrating the birth of Prophet Muhammad.
Today, the leader of the Greek Cypriot community, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades and the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Mr. Mustafa Akıncı, visited the CMP laboratory and met with the three CMP Members and many of the Committee’s Greek and Turkish Cypriot scientists.
NICOSIA, 17 December 2015 - Cypriots on both sides of the island follow developments in the Cyprus talks process keenly through the media, and attention has never been greater than now, as the leaders intensify their discussions and a long-awaited settlement seems within reach.
NICOSIA, 16 December 2015 - Renowned Olympian Sebastian Coe once said, “Sport is a universal language, building more bridges between people than anything else I can think of.” This has certainly been true of the Peace Players, a basketball initiative that has grown from two brothers coaching Cath
NICOSIA, 11 December 2015 – A panel discussion on the issue of sexual violence against women in Cyprus drew dozens of people to the Home for Cooperation on 10 December, wrapping up the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign and simultaneously com
NICOSIA, 25 November 2015 - The Turkish Cypriot leader, Mr. Mustafa Akɪncɪ, and the Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, met for the sixth time during a series of intensive sessions held in the month of November.