UNFICYP brings together local NGOs to discuss religion on the island
Today, UNFICYP Civil Affairs Section facilitated an the first online NGO networking session of the year, which featured a discussion on Religion in Cyprus.
The session was led by the Senior Research Consultant at the PRIO Cyprus Centre, Mr. Mete Hatay, and with 29 representatives from civil society, including members of the Religious Track of the Cyprus Peace Process, and academics.
During the online conversation, participants spoke about the importance of religion on the island and its links with peacebuilding, tolerance and reconciliation.
Despite the COVID-19 challenges, the Mission's Civil Affairs Section continues to facilitate monthly online NGO networking sessions.