Building a peaceful co-existince together

How can we empower the voice of the people for the unification of Cyprus? How can we show two communities that unlike the “deadlock”, something different, something sustainable can be done in this island? We talked about our inspirations, strategies and will to build a peaceful co-existince together in Cyprus with Raphaelle Vivent from news…

Lefkoşa’da Bir Kent Heterotopyası

 Detay Gazetesi, 13 Temmuz 2017  Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ceren Boğaç ceren.bogac@emu.edu.tr Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi Kentsel  Araştırma ve  Geliştirme Merkezi   Uzun bir aradan sonra Kıbrıs’ta yeniden sanal mekânlardan somut mekânlara geçmeye çalışan bir barış eyleminin sesleri yükselmeye başladı. Hala daha ‘kent ölçeğinde uzlaşma mekânı’ kavram ve pratiğinden uzak bir toplum olarak, düşünce ve arzularımızın üç boyutlu…

How a ghost town embodies the Cypriot divide

»Source: Al Jazeera As political negotiations continue, one group is pushing to revitalise the long-abandoned district of Varosha.    by Megan O’Toole Famagusta, Cyprus – Four decades ago, time froze in the coastal Cypriot district of Varosha. Eggs were still boiling on hot stovetops. Children’s toys remained strewn across living-room floors. Clothes were left on their hangers inside…

Spreading out the story of Famagusta

We talked with French journalists Mathieu and Antoine about peace, hope and future of Famagusta through the vision of the Famagusta Ecocity Project. Thanks for them helping us sharing our vision by telling our stories.

The book of “I like Europe”

I would like to thank once again to Amélie and Caroline for making me part of this book in which as they expresses tried to “understand what we share, what we hope for, what our historic and cultural references are across the continent, what is good and what is difficult about being young in Europe, but…

ESTIA Conference “Building Sustainable Communities” 2014

I am honoured to be invited to the 11th ESTIA Conference on “Building Sustainable Communities”  2014 hosted by the University of Maine, USA. As a supporter of healthy, peaceful and eco-friendly life, I strongly believe that only respecting biological diversities and natural sources, as well as carrying every single creature on this planet, could save us…

Sakin şehir (Cittaslow) Yeniboğaziçi Belediyesi, örgütün Hollanda’da yapılan 7. genel kuruluna katıldı

Sakin şehir (Cittaslow) Yeniboğaziçi Belediyesi, örgütün Hollanda’da yapılan 7. genel kuruluna katıldı. » Haber kaynağı: Kıbrıs724 Sakin şehir (Cittaslow) Yeniboğaziçi Belediyesi, örgütün Hollanda’da yapılan 7. genel kuruluna katıldı. Geçtiğimiz yıl kasım ayında İtalya’daki toplantıda Cittaslow sertifikası alarak örgüte resmen üye olan Yeniboğaziçi Belediyesi’ni temsilen Yeniboğaziçi Belediyesi Cittaslow Koordinatörü Ali Kömürcügil, DAÜ Mimarlık Bölüm Yardımcısı Yrd….