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Coming closer together through basketball @peaceplayers

Coming closer together through basketball @peaceplayers

The Peace Players International Cyprus (PPI) have announced that a bi-communal basketball tournament for youngsters will take place on Saturday in Nicosia. The PPI – which is a locally led, independently registered NGO in Cyprus that uses the game of basketball to allow 8-18-year-old Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot boys and girls to play together

Bi-communal education committee members to be announced this month

By George Psyllides THE members of a bi-communal committee on education are expected to be announced this month and it will start working immediately afterwards, Education minister Costas Kadis said on Friday. The decision to set up a technical committee on education was made last month by President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa

Peace Initiative held a march to support ongoing negotiations and Cyprus reunification

The Bi-communal Peace Initiative which is made up of 73 organizations and NGOs from both sides of the divide held a march today in North and South Lefkoşa in expression of its support to the ongoing Cyprus negotiations and the reunification of the island. Members of the initiative who met in front of the TRNC

Cypriot parties support a united multicultural society

Leaders and representatives of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot political parties support the vision of a united multicultural society with full respect for all citizens and communities, their rights and their culture. According to a joint communique, read out by the Ambassador of Slovakia to Cyprus Oxana Tomova after today’s meeting at the Ledra Palace

Record numbers for Stelios Bi-Communal Awards

The number of applications for this year’s edition of the Stelios Bi-Communal Awards 2015 has quadrupled, according to organisers. The deadline for applications was midnight September 15, with a total of 116 entries submitted. This remarkable record number was confirmed in an announcement made on Wednesday. The grants, an idea belonging to easyJet founder Stelios

September 15 deadline for bi-communal Stelios awards applications

September 15 (Tuesday) is the application deadline for the Stelios Bi-Communal Awards 2015. The grants, an idea belonging to easyJet founder Stelios HadjiIoannou through his non-profit organisation – Stelios Philanthropic Foundation – to promote and develop business cooperation between Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot entrepreneurs on the island, began seven years ago. According to the Stelios

New bi-communal Europe Direct Center was inaugurated

The bi-communal Europe Direct Centre was inaugurated Wednesday night in Nicosia Europe Direct Nicosia was established in February 2015 by the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research EDIC Nicosia is co-funded by the European Union and is a part of wider Europe Direct network, which aims to provide accessible, user-friendly information to EU citizens about

[Event] Bi-communal event on the occasion of the International Peace Day

A bi-communal event will be held in front of the Home for Cooperation (H4C) in the buffer zone on the occasion of the International Peace Day (1 September).  The event will be organized by several unions, such as the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (PEO), Turkish Cypriot Federation of Revolutionary Workers Union (DEV-İŞ), Turkish Cypriot Union

Bi-communal peaceful protest for Kokkina barricade opening

Inhabitants of Polis Chrysochous and Tylliria communities have organized a peaceful bicommunal protest on Saturday, aiming at the opening of Kokkina, an act that could facilitate everyday life activities and transporting. Turkish Cypriots are also attending the event held in Kato Pyrgos, Tylliria. In a statement of the Coordinating Committee for the checkpoint opening, it

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