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  • 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!

  • Evretou/Evretu Mosque conservation project completed Mar 2, 2015

    A project completion ceremony was held on Sunday 1st March 2015 to mark the completion of conservation works to the Mosque in Evretou/Evretu. The event was organized by the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme Partnership for the Future (UNDP-PFF). Around 100 Turkish Cypriots – former residents of the village - attended the event.

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