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Young people speak up about what cultural heritage means to them

Cultural heritage and monuments are reminders of the diversity of our communities that we live in, as well as of co-existence and mutual respect.  


Fixing landmarks, mending relationships

On World Heritage Day, we're taking you on a tour of some of our restored sites in Cyprus and Kosovo*, where we're bringing communities together to restore public monuments.  


A new generation of Cypriots uncovers the missing

Turkish and Greek Cypriots are recovering and identifying the remains of those who went missing in the 1960s and 1970s, healing a divided island.  


Apostolos Andreas Monastery: a symbol of peace and cooperation in Cyprus

Located at the edge of a promontory overlooking the sea, near the tip of the Karpasia/Karpaz peninsula, in the northern part of Cyprus, Apostolos Andreas Monastery has always been a landmark of the…  


Working together - UNDP & Emerging Donors

New and emerging donors are gaining an increasingly prominent role in international development,contributing unique skills and approaches. However, they sometimes face common challenges, ranging from…  


Apostolos Andreas Monastery: a symbol of peace and cooperation in Cyprus

Apostolos Andreas Monastery has always been a glorious landmark of Cyprus. Now, thanks to a bi-communal restoration project, it is set to become a symbol of peace and co-operation between the Greek…  


Regional cooperation key to security in South East Europe

Regional cooperation on combating the illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons is the way forward, UNDP and EU officials agreed during a roundtable in Brussels, convened by UNDP's SEESAC…  


Build it yourself: Welcome to the tech for citizen engagement challenge

You value something more when you’ve helped build it. Surely anyone who’s ever suffered through a harrowing afternoon assembling that pernickety SVÄRTA loft bed frame can recall the swell of pride and…  


Citizen Peacemaking in Cyprus

The story of individual efforts and projects and initiatives supported by UNDP and USAID unfold in each chapter to provide the reader with an overview on how civil society has been able to contribute…  


Shared Words: a peacebuilding game in Cyprus

10…9…8…7…6…5…4…3 Yes we are indeed counting down to launch the Shared Words language learning game. Well, not just yet but we are almost there! Shared Words project has been an interesting project…  

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