New contracts signed for heritage conservation designs
Sep 3, 2015
Thanks to European Union funds the United Nations Development Programme has recently signed two new contracts for the preparation of designs for future emergency measures/heritage conservation projects of the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage.
UNDP, EC, AND TCCH CELEBRATE THE REOPENING OF THE OTHELLO TOWER/CITADEL IN FAMAGUSTA
Jul 16, 2015
On 02 July 2015 a special event was held in Famagusta to celebrate the reopening to the public of the Othello Tower/Citadel and completion of Phase 1 of the structural stabilization and conservation works.
Cihan Sultanoglu: Remarks at the Ceremony to mark the Opening of the Othello Tower and Citadel Famagusta, 2 July 2015
Jul 3, 2015
Ms. Cihan Sultanoglu, Assitant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (RBEC) speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Othello Tower/Citadel in Famagusta, Cyprus. UNDP Photo/Olkan Erguler, 02 July 2015.
Othello Tower/Citadel to reopen this week
Jun 29, 2015
This week marks the end of a long wait for the residents of Famagusta and cultural heritage lovers in Cyprus and beyond. A Grand Opening Ceremony will be held on Thursday 02 July 2015 in the courtyard of the Othello Tower/Citadel in Famagusta to inaugurate the reopening of the monument to the public and the completion of Phase 1 of conservation and structural consolidation works.
Seminar: Protecting Cyprus' cultural heritage: achievements, challenges and future plans
Jun 29, 2015
On 26 June 2015, the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage held its first seminar at Chateau Status in Nicosia to share its achievements, challenges and future plans for the protection of Cyprus’ cultural heritage.
Celebrating completion of conservation works at Agios Afksentios Church
Jun 8, 2015
On June 4, 2015 the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme celebrated the completion of conservation works to the Church of Agios Afksentios in Komi Kebir/Buyukkonuk.
Tiziana Zennaro: Speech at Agios Afksentios project completion ceremony
Jun 4, 2015
Speech of UNDP-PFF Programme Manager Tiziana Zennaro at the completion event of conservation works to Agios Afksentios Church on 04 June 2015.
Famagusta marks International Day of Monuments and Sites
Apr 20, 2015
On saturday April 18, 2015, Famagusta marked the International Day of Monuments and Sites with a guided walk through the Othello Tower, Ravelin and Martinengo Bastion.
Two new heritage conservation projects completed
Mar 19, 2015
The Technical Committee on Cultural heritage celebrated yesterday, 18 March 2015, the completion of two new heritage conservation projects: the Paphos Hamam and the Tserkezoi/Cerkez Mosque.
2015 Women Film Week
Mar 9, 2015
UNDP Women's Film Week 2015 returns this March 9-14, at the Goethe Institut in Nicosia with a compelling lineup of films covering a variety of gender issues, including equal opportunities, gender roles, and a brand new section dedicated to women filmmakers!