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People

Ayla Gürel

Ayla Gürel

Senior Research Consultant

Fiona Mullen

Fiona Mullen

External Consultant

Giorgos Charalambous

Giorgos Charalambous

Senior Research Consultant

Gizem Caner

Gizem Caner

External consultant

Gregory M. Reichberg

Gregory M. Reichberg

Research Professor

Harry Tzimitras

Harry Tzimitras

Director. PRIO Cyprus Centre

Juliette Dickstein

Juliette Dickstein

Senior Research Consultant

Mete Hatay

Mete Hatay

Senior Research Consultant

Olga Demetriou

Olga Demetriou

Senior Research Consultant

Pinar Tank

Pinar Tank

Senior Researcher

Tufan Ekici

Tufan Ekici

External Consultant

Zenonas Tziarras

Zenonas Tziarras

External Consultant

Projects

Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Charalambous, Giorgos; Bambos Papageorgiou & Adonis Pegasiou (2015) Surprising Elections in Exciting Times? Of Proxies and Second-Order Events in the 2014 European Election in Cyprus, South European Society and Politics 20(3): 403–424.
Charalambous, Giorgos (2015) No Bridge over Troubled Waters: The Cypriot Left Heading the Government, 2008–2013, Capital & Class 39: 265–286.
Gürel, Ayla & Harry Tzimitras (2015) Beyond Energy: Remarks about the Direction of Turkish-Russian Relations and Their Implications for the Cyprus Problem, Euxeinos: Governance and Culture in the Black Sea Region(18): 28–38.
Hatay, Mete (2015) ‘Reluctant’ Muslims? Turkish Cypriots, Islam, and Sufism, Cyprus Review 27(2): 43–63.
Gürel, Ayla & Laura Le Cornu (2014) Can Gas Catalyse Peace in the Eastern Mediterranean?, The International Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs 49(2): 11–33.
Demetriou, Olga (2014) 'Struck by the Turks': Reflections on Armenian Refugeehood in Cyprus, Patterns of Prejudice 48(2): 167–181.
Hatay, Mete (2006) The Levantine Legacy of Cypriot Culinary Culture, Cyprus Review 18(2): 129–142.
Tank, Pinar (2002) 'Re-solving' the Cyprus problem: Changing perceptions of state and societal security, European Security 11(3): 146–164.
Galtung, Johan & Mari Holmboe Ruge (1965) The Structure of Foreign News. The Presentation of the Congo, Cuba, and Cyprus Crises in Four Norwegian Newspapers, Journal of Peace Research 2(1): 64–91.

Monograph

Charalambous, Giorgos (2013) European Integration and the Communist Dilemma. Farnham: Ashgate.

Book Chapter

Gürel, Ayla (2016) Eastern Mediterranean Gas: Source of Prosperity for the Region?, in Colombo, Silvia; Mohamed El Harrak; & Nicolò Sartori, eds, The Future of Natural Gas Markets and Geopolitics. Netherlands: Lenthe/European Energy Review (117–138).
Papadakis, Yiannis & Mete Hatay (2015) The Cultures of Partition and the Partition of Cultures, in Demetriou, Nicoletta; & Jim Samson, eds, Music In Cyprus. Farnham: Ashgate (19–36).
Demetriou, Olga (2015) Grand Ruins: Ledra Palace Hotel and the Rendering of ‘Conflict’ as Heritage in Cyprus, in Stig Sørensen , Marie Louise ; & Dacia Viejo Rose, eds, War and Cultural Heritage: Biographies of Place. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (183–207).
Gürel, Ayla (2016) Offshore Gas: An Anticatalyst in Efforts to Reunify Cyprus, in Warner, Jonathan ; David W. Lovell ; & Michalis Kontos , eds, Contemporary Social and Political Aspects of the Cyprus Problem. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (58–89).
Hatay, Mete (2014) Three Ways of Sharing the Sacred: Choreographies of Coexistence in Cyprus, in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution (Ed. Elazar Barkan and Karen Barkey). New York: Columbia University Press (69–96).
Hatay, Mete & Ali Dayioglu (2015) Cyprus, in Scharbrodt, Oliver; Ahmet Alibasic; Jorgen Nielsen; & Egdunas Racius, eds, Yearbook of Muslims in Europe: Volume 7. Netherlands: Brill (157–173).
Demetriou, Olga (2014) Situating Loss in the Greek-Turkish Encounter in Cyprus, in Vally Lytra, ed., When Greeks and Turks Meet: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Relationship Since 1923. Farnham: Ashgate (45–64).
Hatay, Mete & Ali Dayioglu (2014) Cyprus, in Nielsen, Jørgen S.; Ahmet Alibašić; & Egdūnas Račius, eds, Yearbook of Muslims in Europe, Vol. 6. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers (153–175).

Edited Volume

Bryant, Rebecca (ed.) (2016) Post-Ottoman Coexistence. Sharing Space in the Shadow of Conflict. Oxford: Berghahn Books. Space and Place, Volume 16.
Charalambous, Giorgos; & Christophoros Christophorou, eds, (2016) Party-Society Relations in the Republic of Cyprus: Political and Societal Strategies. London : Routledge. Advances in Mediterranean Studies.

Non-refereed Journal Article

Gürel, Ayla & Harry-Zachary Tzimitras (2016) Cyprus Settlement Negotiations: From Euphoria to Reality, Turkish Policy Quarterly 15(1): 51–63.
Tank, Pinar (2005) Cyprus: A Note on Security Guarantees and Threat Perceptions, The Turkish Yearbook of International Relations 35169–176.

Popular Article

Hatay, Mete (2017) Anastasiadis Ne Yapmalı? [What Should Anastasiadis Do?], Havadis Newspaper, 9 March, 9 March.
Hatay, Mete (2017) Sanırım bu Konuda Akıncı Haklı [I Belive Akıncı is Right on This Issue], Havadis Newspaper, 7 March, 7 March.
Hatay, Mete (2017) Hiç Bu Kadar Kıbrıslı Olmadıydık! [We Have Never Been This Cypriot!], Havadis Newspaper, 28 February, 28 February.
Hatay, Mete (2017) Bütünlüklü Çözüm Fetişizmi [Fetishism of the Comprehensive Settlement], Havadis Newspaper 21 February, 21 February.
Hatay, Mete (2017) Ya hep Ya hiç mi? Adım Adım mı? [All or Nothing? Step by Step?], Havadis Newspaper 17 February, 17 February.
Hatay, Mete (2017) Plebisit ve Kıbrıslı Türkler [Plebiscite and Turkish Cypriots], Poli Dergisi, 15 February, 15 February.
Hatay, Mete (2017) Yeniden Kıbrıslı Çözüme Dönmemeiz Gerekir [We Should Again Return to Cypriot Solution], Havadis Newspaper, 31 January, 31 January.
Hatay, Mete (2017) Kıbrıs Müzakereleri ve Haritalar [Cyprus Negotiations and the Maps], Poli Dergisi, 23 January, 23 January.
Hatay, Mete (2017) İşimiz Oldu "Filler ve Çimen" [We ended up with "Elephans and Grass"], Havadis Newspaper, 15 January.
Hatay, Mete (2017) Gıdım Gıdım Çözüm [Step by Step Solution], Havadis Newspaper, 10 January.
Hatay, Mete (2017) Sıçan Kral ve Londra Antlaşmaları [Rat King and London Treaty], Poli Dergisi, 9 January, 9 January.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Nostaljik bir Referandum Hikayesi [Story of a Nostalgic Referandum], Havadis Newspaper, 6 December, 6 December.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Kıbrıslı Rumlar ve Ruhani Dönüşler [Greek Cypriots and Spiritual Returns], Poli Dergisi, 28 November, 28 November.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Marazi Düşünceler ve "Statü" Kavgası [Melancolic Thoughts and Struggle for "Status"], Havadis Newspaper, 24 November, 24 November.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Zirve Çöktü [The Summit Has Collapsed], Havadis Newspaper, 22 November, 22 November.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Niye Çözüm İstiyoruz? [Why do we want the Solution?], Havadis Newspaper, 15 November, 15 November.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Referandumlar, Popülizm ve Güçlü Liderler [Referandums, Populism and Powerful Leaders], Poli Dergisi, 14 November, 14 November.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Kaygan Ölçek ve Toprak Tartışmaları [Sliding Scale and Land Disputes], Havadis Newspaper, 1 November, 1 November.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Rakamlar Savaşına Son [The End of the War of Numbers], Havadis Newspaper 20 October, 20 October.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Türkiye’de Amerika İmajı -1 [America's Image in Turkey], Poli Dergisi, 14 August, 14 August.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Kıbrıs, Saz ve İdeoloji [Cyprus, Saz and Ideology], Poli Dergisi 15 May., 15 June.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Türk'ten Türk'e Kampanyası [Turk to Turk Campaign ], Poli Dergisi, 29 May, 29 May.
Hatay, Mete (2015) "Samson Kompleksi" ve İntihar Saldırıları [The "Samson Complex" and Suicide Attacks], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 18.10.2015, 18 October.
Hatay, Mete (2015) 1912 Limasol Olayları ve "Kollektif Histeri" [1912 Limmasol Events and "Collective Hysteria"], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 30.09.2015, 30 September.
Hatay, Mete (2015) Osmanlı ve İngiliz Döneminde Toplumsal Cinsiyet [The Gender Politics During Ottoman and British period], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 27.09.2015, 27 September.
Hatay, Mete (2015) Kıbrıs’ta Kolonyal Fuhuş ve Hijyen Politikaları [Colonial Politics of Prostitution and Hygine], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 06.09.2015, 6 September.
Hatay, Mete (2015) Hem Modern Hem de "Hanım Hanımcık" [Both Modern and "Proper Little Lady"], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 04.09.2015, 4 September.
Hatay, Mete (2015) Kıbrıs ve "Siyonist Projeler" [Cyprus and "Zionist Projects"], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 12.7.2015, 12 July.
Hatay, Mete (2015) Nazi Almanyası Yahudiler ve Kıbrıs [Nazi Germany Jews and Cyprus], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 5.7.2015, 5 July.
Hatay, Mete (2015) 35. Paralel ve Göç Hareketleri [35th Paralel and Forced Migration], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 21.6.2015, 21 June.
Hatay, Mete (2015) Cumhuriyet'i Kimse Sevmemişti [No One Wanted the Republic], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 7.6.2015, 7 June.
Hatay, Mete (2015) "Sıçan Kral" ve Londra Antlaşmaları ["The King Rat" and the London Agreements], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 31.6.2015, 31 May.
Hatay, Mete (2015) TMT: "Evet biz öldürdük" [TMT: "Yes We Killed them"], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 24.5.2015, 24 May.
Hatay, Mete (2015) TMT'nin Kara Listesi [The Black List of TMT Underground Organization], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 17.5.2015, 17 May.
Hatay, Mete (2015) Celal Hordan Dosyası [The Celal Hordan File], Poli, Havadis Newspaper, 05/04/2015., 5 April.
Hatay, Mete (2015) 'Asrın Projesi'nin 60 Yıllık Tarihi [The History of the "Project of the Century"], Poli, Havadis Newspaper,22/03/2015., 22 March.
Lende, Gina & Pinar Tank (2005) Ny giv i Kypros-konflikten? [New Initiatives in Cyprus?], Morgenbladet, 14 January.
Lende, Gina & Pinar Tank (2004) Historisk sjanse for Kypros [Historical Opportunity for Cyprus], Dagsavisen, 22 April.

PRIO Report

Mason, Michael; & Rebecca Bryant (2017) Water technology and sustainability in north Cyprus: Climate change and the Turkey-north Cyprus water pipeline, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Mason, Michael; & Rebecca Bryant (2017) Kuzey Kıbrıs’ta su teknolojisi ve sürdürebilirliği [Water technology and sustainability in north Cyprus], PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Gürel, Ayla; Harry Tzimitras; & Hubert Faustmann, eds, (2016) Global Energy Debates and the Eastern Mediterranean, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 1. Cyprus: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Charalambous, Giorgos (ed.) (2015) The European Far Right: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 2. Cyprus: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Hatay, Mete; & Giorgos Charalambous (2015) The post-Annan generation: Student attitudes towards the Cyprus problem, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 3. Cyprus: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Bryant, Rebecca; & Mete Hatay (2015) Turkish Perceptions of Cyprus: 1948 to the Present, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 1. Cyprus : PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Mullen, Fiona; Alexander Apostolides; & Mustafa Besim (2014) The Cyprus Peace Dividend Revisited: A Productivity and Sectoral Approach, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Gürel, Ayla; Harry Tzimitras; & Hubert Faustmann, eds, (2014) East Mediterranean Hydrocarbons: Geopolitical Perspectives, Markets, and Regional Cooperation, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 3. Cyprus : PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Gürel, Ayla; Fiona Mullen; & Harry Tzimitras (2013) The Cyprus Hydrocarbons Issue: Context, Positions and Future Scenarios, PRIO Report, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Atli, Mine; Olga Demetriou; Umut Bozkurt; Maria Hadjipavlou; Biran Mertan; Yiouli Taki; Magda Zenon; & Rana Zincir Celal (2012) Women's Peace in Cyprus: Recommendations of the Gender Advisory Team (GAT) on Implementing UNSCR 1325 Provisions on Women, Peace and Security, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 3. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Gürel, Ayla; Mete Hatay; & Christalla Yakinthou (2012) An Overview of Events and Perceptions, Displacement in Cyprus - Consequences of Civil and Military Strife, 5. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Demetriou, Olga (2012) Life Stories: Greek Cypriot Community, Displacement in Cyprus - Consequences of Civil and Military Strife, 1. Nicosia : PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Bryant, Rebecca (2012) Life Stories: Turkish Cypriot Community, Displacement in Cyprus - Consequences of Civil and Military Strife, 2. Nicosia : PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Trimikliniotis, Nicos; & Corina Demetriou (2012) Legal Framework in the Republic of Cyprus, Displacement in Cyprus - Consequences of Civil and Military Strife, 3. Nicosia : PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Gürel, Ayla (2012) Turkish Cypriot Legal Framework, Displacement in Cyprus - Consequences of Civil and Military Strife, 4. Nicosia : PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Mullen, Fiona (ed.) (2012) Property in the Cyprus Peace Process - Proceedings of the PCC-CEPS Conference, 20-21 May 2010 (Brussels), Displacement in Cyprus - Consequences of Civil and Military Strife, 6. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Trimikliniotis, Nicos; & Bozena Sojka, eds, (2012) Envisioning a Future: Towards a Property Settlement in Cyprus, Displacement in Cyprus - Consequences of Civil and Military Strife, 7. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Bozkurt, Umut; & Christalla Yakinthou (2012) Legacies of Violence and Overcoming Conflict in Cyprus: The Transitional Justice Landscape, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 2. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Faustmann, Hubert; Ayla Gürel; & Gregory M. Reichberg, eds, (2012) Cyprus Offshore Hydrocarbons: Regional Politics and Wealth Distribution, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Trimikliniotis, Nicos (ed.) (2010) Free Movement of Workers in Cyprus and the EU, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Christophorou, Christophoros ; Sanem Sahin; & Synthia Pavlou (2010) Media Narratives, Politics and the Cyprus Problem, PRIO Report, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Papadakis, Yiannis (2008) History Education in Divided Cyprus: A Comparison of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot Schoolbooks on the "History of Cyprus", PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 2. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Theophanous, Andreas (2008) The Political Economy of a Cyprus Settlement: The Examination of Four Scenaria, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Sitas, Ari; Dilek Latif; & Natasa Loizou (2007) Prospects of Reconciliation, Co-Existence and Foregiveness in Cyprus in the Post-referendum Period, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 4. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Platis, Stelios (2006) The Property Regime in a Cyprus Settlement, PRIO Report, 2. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Gürel, Ayla; & Kudret Özersay (2006) The Politics of Property in Cyprus: Conflicting Appeals to 'Bizonality' and 'Human Rights' by the Two Cypriot Communities, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 3. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Hatay, Mete (2005) Beyond Numbers: An Inquiry into the Political Integration of the Turkish 'Settlers' in Northern Cyprus, PRIO Report, 4. Oslo/Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.

Conference Paper

Hatay, Mete (2017) Securitization, Fear and Hate Speech, presented at Nationalism, Racisim and Hate Crimes organized by KISA, at Home for Cooperation, Nicosia Cyprus, 21 March.
Hatay, Mete (2017) From Carnaval to Witch Hunt: Social Media Landscape in north Cyprus, presented at Challenges to Press Freedom: The Global Landscape and the Case of Cyprus organized by PCC, Nordic Embassies, European Parliament Information office in Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, 6 February 2017.
Hatay, Mete (2016) "Human Diplomacy and Maronites in Cyprus", presented at Diplomacy Conference organized by Near East University's Political Science Department , Near East University, Nicosia Cyprus, 14 December 2016.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Reclaiming the sacred:Cultural Heritage and Diplomacy of Return in Cyprus, presented at Return, Remixing and Reconciliation: Lessons to be Learned Conference organized by PCC and FES, Buffer Zone, Nicosia Cyprus, 16 November 2016.
Hatay, Mete (2016) General Perceptions of Turkish Cypriots of Greece, presented at Cyprus-Greece Relations: A Beyond-the-Stereotype Overview organized by PCC and FES , CVAR, Nicosia Cyprus, 3 November.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Migrations Issues in North Cyprus, presented at 2016 PCC Annual Conference: Migration and Conflict in Europe and the Middle East, Home for Cooperation, Nicosia Cyprus, 14–15 October, 2016.
Hatay, Mete (2016) "'This place is not Germany!': Exceptionality and the politics of irresponsibility in north Cyprus,", presented at On the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Conference “Discussion on Racial Discrimination Today and in a Reunited Cyprus tomorrow” organized by KISA, MHD and H4C, H4C Nicosia Cyprus, 21 March.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Soveregnity Paradox and Cyprus Conflict, presented at 'Multitude and Democracy: New Perceptions' organized byPRIO and the Manipur University Philosophy Department , Manipur India, 22 February 2016.
Lidén, Kristoffer; Nona Mikhelidze; Elena B. Stavrevska & Birte Vogel (2014) EU Support to Civil Society Organisations in Conflict-Ridden Countries: A Governance Perspective from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus and Georgia, presented at International Studies Association Annual Convention. Panel: ‘Spaces and Places of Reconstruction: Localized Peace and Civil Society’, Toronto, March 29.
Tønnesson, Stein (2006) Closing Speech, presented at Second Annual Conference of the PRIO Cyprus Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus, 22 November.

PRIO Policy Brief

Demetriou, Olga (2014) Towards a Gendered Peace: Interventions in the Negotiation Process Inspired by UNSCR 1325, PRIO Cyprus Centre Policy Brief, 1. Nicosia : PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Vogel, Birte & Oliver P. Richmond (2013) Enabling civil society in conflict resolution, CORE Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.
Atli, Mine; Olga Demetriou; Umut Bozkurt; Maria Hadjipavlou; Biran Mertan; Yiouli Taki; Magda Zenon & Rana Zincir Celal (2012) Women's Peace: Recommendations of the Gender Advisory Team (GAT) on the peace negotiations in Cyprus, PRIO Cyprus Centre Policy Brief, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Constantinou, Costas M. (2009) The Protection and Revival of Cypriot Maronite Arabic, PRIO Cyprus Centre Policy Brief, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Loizou, Natasa & Dilek Latif (2008) We Can't Change the Past, But We Can Change the Future, PRIO Cyprus Centre Policy Brief, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.

Report - Other

Ellinas, Charles ; Harry-Zachary Tzimitras; & John Roberts (2016) Hydrocarbon Developments in the Eastern Mediterranean The Case for PragmatismUSA: Atlantic Council, Global Energy Center and Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center.

Report - External Series

Tanchum, Michael (2015) A New Equilibrium: The Republic of Cyprus, Israel and Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean Strategic Architecture, Occasional Paper Series , 1. Cyprus : PRIO Cyprus Centre and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

Newsletter

Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2016) DDR through a Gender Lens in Nepal and Myanmar, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2016) Gender and Inclusion in the Colombian Peace Process, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Torunn L. Tryggestad (2014) First Woman Appointed as UN Force Commander, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2014: PRIO.

Past Events

Blog Posts

No More Lost Opportunities

Posted by Harry Tzimitras on Thursday, 1 September 2016

The leaders of Cyprus’ communities enjoy a rapport that would seem encouraging for settling decades-long differences. But new geopolitical realities could easily sideline progress. The time is now for visionary and credible political initiative, coupled with the constructive engagement of the international community. Few would disagree that negotiations for the ... Read more »

The Victory of Mustafa Akıncı in Northern Cyprus gives Hope to Turkish Cypriots of a Better Future

Posted by Rebecca Bryant on Monday, 18 May 2015

Northern Cyprus held the second round of its presidential election on 26 April, with Mustafa Akıncı defeating the incumbent President, Derviş Eroğlu. Rebecca Bryant writes on what the result of the election might mean for the people of northern Cyprus and future negotiations with the Greek Cypriot-controlled Republic of Cyprus. She notes ... Read more »

Recognising and Denying Armenian Losses in Cyprus

Posted by Olga Demetriou on Friday, 24 April 2015

Cyprus was one of the first countries to recognise the Armenian genocide, but the relationship that the country has with its own Armenian population is more complicated than it seems. The centenary of the Armenian Genocide on 24 April this year comes amidst heightened speculation about a resumption of peace ... Read more »

How do we Maximise the Cyprus Peace Dividend?

Posted by Fiona Mullen on Wednesday, 4 June 2014

A solution to the longstanding Cyprus problem could raise per capita incomes by approximately EUR 12,000, expand the size of the economy by around EUR 20 bln and add on average 2.8 percentage points to real GDP growth every year for 20 years. However, it would be naïve to suggest ... Read more »

Business and Peace

Posted by Kristian Berg Harpviken & Harry Tzimitras on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

These days, the Business for Peace Symposium is happening in Oslo. Business leaders from all over the world are gathered to discuss how business can contribute to peace and hinder conflict. Some of the most distinguished guests have arrived from Cyprus, namely Manthos Mavrommatis, Honorary President of the Cyprus Chamber ... Read more »

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