Urban peace building with community

Yesterday I was together with a group of International Relations and Global Politics students from the American University of Rome, who were in Cyprus for a study visit with their professors Irene Caratelli and Cecilia Sottilotta. I am happy to share the FamagustaEcocityProject‘s vision for an integrated and sustainable city, as well as our approach for…

Meeting with the Kettering Foundation

Today I had a very productive and inspiring meeting with Ramon E. Daubon and Randall Nielsen from Kettering Foundation, Janice Nielsen, and amazing Jessica Hench, from the International EcoPeace Community (ESTIA) and Ecocity Project.  We discusses about the concept of economic citizenship which encompasses the related notion of environmental citizenship. We talked about our common…

Divided cities in conflict- Urban peacebuilding

I am honoured to share my vision and experience about urban peacebuilding with a delegation of Palestinians and Israelis, who were leading figures from various fields, including urban planning and architecture, journalism and academia. We discussed our learning from the divided cities of Cyprus to inspire future solutions for Jerusalem. The project was developed by…