Our Stories

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

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

  • Ravelin/Landgate: cultural heritage brings a message of peace.
    Jul 4, 2018

    Hundreds of Greek Cyopriots and Turkish Cypriots came together on 19 June 2018 to celebrate completion of conservation works to the Ravelin/Land Gate in Famagusta.

  • Working on shared heritage brings Cypriots across borders together
    Mar 8, 2018

    Conservation projects across the island, led by the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, with EU and UNDP support, are not only re-establishing community links between villages and their former residents, but also encouraging cross-community exchanges.This is perhaps most evident in the journey of Ismail and Christina, whose stories has become linked following the restoration of the church of their village.

  • Mar 8, 2018

    Ali Tuncay and Glafkos Constantinides are two of ten (5 Greek Cypriot and 5 Turkish Cypriot) custodians of cultural heritage in Cyprus. Appointed by their respective leaders in 2008 to be members of the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, their role is to watch over the proper safeguard and conservation of Cyprus’ rich historical and archaeological patrimony.

  • Mar 8, 2018

    Within the EU funded and UNDP supported call for the proposals for small grants in the Karpasia/Karpaz region, experienced trail builders from the Mountaineering Sports Association have selected four routes based on the variety of landscapes and seascapes, endemic flora, and cultural remains with the aim of bringing people closer to Karpasia/Karpaz nature and increasing sustainable activities offers in the region.

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