REPRESENTATIVES of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot teaching unions attended a conference at the weekend to discuss the part education could play in cultivating a culture of peace and co-existence. As one participant said, this was the first time teachers from the two communities discussed their role in the efforts to find a settlement.
The conference exceeded all expectations, he said, with five working groups drafting proposals regarding actions that could be taken to promote the culture of peace. Participants also approved a joint declaration that expressed support for the efforts of the leaders of both communities to find a just solution to the Cyprus problem.
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