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  • Apostolos Andreas Monastery: a symbol of peace and cooperation in Cyprus
    Nov 8, 2016

    Located at the edge of a promontory overlooking the sea, near the tip of the Karpasia/Karpaz peninsula, in the northern part of Cyprus, Apostolos Andreas Monastery has always been a landmark of the island. The monastery has been a place of pilgrimage for Cypriots as well as tourists travelling to the region for centuries. Now, thanks to a bi-communal restoration project, it is set to become a symbol of peace and co-operation between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities of Cyprus.

  • Athina and Ilkay: two women, one common heritage
    Jul 4, 2018

    Athina Papadopoulou and İlkay Feridun are two conservation architects from Cyprus..

  • Cyprus has been divided since 1974. A line stretching across the island, from West to East, separates the Turkish Cypriot community in the north, from the Greek Cypriot community in the south. Likewise, the road between the villages of Limnitis/Yeşilırmak in the north and Kato Pyrgos in the south had been closed – until UNDP helped to reconnect it in 2010. Making a tangible difference for many people, the initiative has supported the peace process.

  • Mar 8, 2018

    Cyprus has been divided since 1974. A line stretching across the island, from West to East, separates the Turkish Cypriot community in the north, from the Greek Cypriot community in the south. Likewise, the road between the villages of Limnitis/Yeşilırmak in the north and Kato Pyrgos in the south had been closed – until UNDP helped to reconnect it in 2010. Making a tangible difference for many people, the initiative has supported the peace process.

  • Mar 8, 2018

    Cyprus has been divided since 1974. A line stretching across the island, from West to East, separates the Turkish Cypriot community in the north, from the Greek Cypriot community in the south. Likewise, the road between the villages of Limnitis/Yeşilırmak in the north and Kato Pyrgos in the south had been closed – until UNDP helped to reconnect it in 2010. Making a tangible difference for many people, the initiative has supported the peace process.

  • Since the early 1990s and after two decades of separation, Cypriot civil society activists and academics began to come together to start a dialogue on how they could support a solution to the Cyprus problem.

  • "With my first products I gained 26 TL (8 euro)” tells Elif laughing,"but I felt so proud of myself. It wasn’t about the money, it was that I did it myself. The EU funded and UNDP supported Knit-Art project helped empowering more than 70 rural women in the northern part of Cyprus.

  • Mar 8, 2018

    "With my first products I gained 26 TL (8 euro)” tells Elif laughing,"but I felt so proud of myself. It wasn’t about the money, it was that I did it myself. The EU funded and UNDP supported Knit-Art project helped empowering more than 70 rural women in the northern part of Cyprus.

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