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Rescuing cultural heritage

Rescuing cultural heritage

The interfaith and intercultural dialogue is meant to increase our understanding, our appreciation and our respect for other faiths and enhance our sensitivity towards the cultures and beliefs of other peoples with different religious and cultural backgrounds. This in turn facilitates dialogue and dialogue builds bridges and opens avenues of communication between peoples, bringing us

Ayios Panteleimonas Monastery conservation

The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme Partnership for the Future on Friday announced the start of conservation works on the 17th century Ayios Panteleimonas Monastery. The monastery is situated in the occupied areas, in the area of Myrtou. “The contract for the conservation works has been

A master plan for Famagusta

The handing back and revival of Varosha, besides its political and confidence building importance, presents many spatial planning challenges. I wish to put forward here my own contribution to an already developing debate on Famagusta aiming to offer an overall spatial planning perspective matching the complexity of the issues involved.   The Master Plan concept

Reconciling with cultural heritage

Reconciliation and dialogue are critical tools for fostering peaceful and inclusive societies that reinforce shared human values and a sense of common humanity. To achieve this and to start building a relationship based on mutual trust, we must promote tolerance and respect for diversity and the identity and cultural heritage of others. Based on the

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