The Cyprus Centre of the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) organized a conference in Brussels on 20-21 May 2010 to facilitate dialogue between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities on the issue of property. The conference was sponsored by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the United Nations Development Programme Action for Cooperation and Trust (UNDP-ACT), the European Union’s Civil Society in Action initiative in Cyprus, the Foreign Ministry of the Netherlands and the Embassy of Austria. The representatives of the leaders of both communities, Mr George Iacovou for the Greek Cypriots (GCs) and Mr Kudret Özersay for the Turkish Cypriots (TCs) took part, while the United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on Cyprus (OSASG) attended as an observer. The conference was conducted under the ChathamHouse rule, therefore all participants were approached to ask if they were willing to have their presentations published and all agreed. The discussions surrounding the presentations have not been included.
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