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Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage’s Europa Nostra Awards are celebrated with high level event

An event marking the occasion of the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage (TCCH) being awarded the 2021 European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award and the Grand Prix Laureate in the category…  


Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage receives Europa Nostra Grand Prix Award for Dedicated Service to Heritage

The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage (TCCH) was chosen by the Board of Europa Nostra on recommendation by an independent jury of experts to receive one of the Grand Prix Awards in the category…  


UNDP signs contract for conservation works at Agios Synesios church carried out by the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage

The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage (TCCH) is pleased to announce that a contract has been signed for conservation works at the church of Agios Synesios and the construction site mobilisation…  


UNDP and the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage conduct first site visit for the new conservation projects in the Famagusta region

Joined by Jakhongir Khaydarov, the new Head of Office for UNDP in Cyprus, the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage (TCCH) and UNDP conducted its first visit to the conservation sites in the…  


Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage completes conservation works at Panagia church

The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage (TCCH) is pleased to announce the completion of conservation works at Panagia church and its perimeter wall within the framework of the “Support to…  


Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage completes conservation works and begins tender process for several new sites across the island

The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage (TCCH) is pleased to announce the completion of conservation works at several sites within the framework of the “Support to cultural heritage monuments of…  


Othello Tower/Citadel to reopen this week

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…  


Cihan Sultanoglu: Remarks at the Opening Ceremony of the Othello Tower/Citadel in Famagusta, 2 July 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…  


Celebrating the reopening of the Othello Tower/Citadel in Famagusta

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…  


Congratulatory Message to Ali Tuncay & Takis Hadjidemetriou on being awarded the 2015 European Citizen Award

The United Nations Development Programme in Cyprus wishes to express its warmest congratulations to Mr. Takis Hadjidemetriou and Mr. Ali Tuncay on being awarded the European Citizen Prize 2015.  

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