Daily Archives: June 16, 2011

Peace Players: Basketball summer camp

 

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CCMC member Peace Players have announced a bicommunal camp for children ages 12-15 years old from the 27 of July to the 1 of August at the Rodon Hotel in Agros. The camp is open not only to youth from all PeacePlayers teams but others interested in basketball. The camp cost for each child is €50. The camp is supported by the US Embassy’s Bicommunal Support Program and Laureus Sport For Good Foundation. PeacePlayers- Cyprus uses the game of basketball to facilitate positive dialogue and interaction between Turkish-Cypriot and Greek-Cypriot youth, with the ultimate goal being improved relations between the two communities in Cyprus. PPI-CY aims to break down social and cultural stereotypes, develop young leaders from both sides, and build community involvement and investment.  The main aim of this camp is to teach and train children in the sport of basketball. In addition, children will participate in interactive games for intercultural dialogue and peacebuilding. The camp is open to 60 children, Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot, and 10 coaches. Camp Manager: Ms Marina Vasilara (+357-99-301586)

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Collaboration in Media: two day conference 23 and 24 June 2011

cmiimageThe Collaborative Media Initiative (CMI) is organising a two-day conference entitled ‘Collaboration in Media: Sharing experiences, Paving the way for the future in Cyprus’, on 23-24 June 2011, at the Home for Cooperation in Nicosia’s Buffer Zone. The conference, to be inaugurated by Lisa Buttenheim, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Cyprus, aims to strengthen dialogue on innovative approaches to media collaboration, and offer interim solutions for the future of media in Cyprus. Conference proceedings will be in English, with simultaneous translation to Greek and Turkish. Download the flyer in English, Greek and Turkish.

*** Το Πρόγραμμα Συνεργασίας ΜΜΕ (CMI) διοργανώνει ένα δυήμερο συνέδριο στις 23-24 Ιουνίου 2011 στο Σπίτι της Συνεργασίας στη Λευκωσία, με θέμα ‘Συνεργασία στα ΜΜΕ: Ανταλλάζουμε Εμπειρίες και Προετοιμάζουμε το Έδαφος για το Μέλλον στην Κύπρο’. Την έναρξη του συνεδρίου θα κυρήξει η κα. Λίσα Μπούτενχαιμ, Ειδική Αντιπρόσωπος του Γενικού Γραμματέα ΟΗΕ στην Κύπρο. Το συνέδριο έχει ως κύριο στόχο να ενισχύσει τον διάλογο για καινοτόμες προσεγγίσεις στη συνεργασία των Μέσων, και να προσφέρει μεταβατικές λύσεις για μελλοντικές δράσεις στο χώρο των ΜΜΕ στην Κύπρο. Η εκδήλωση θα πραγματοποιηθεί στην Aγγλική γλώσσα, με ταυτόχρονη μετάφραση στα Ελληνικά και Αγγλικά.

*** Ortak Medya İnisiyatifi (CMI), ‘Medyada İşbirliği: Tecrübelerin Paylaşmı, Kıbrıs’ın Geleceği İçin Zemin Hazırlama’ başlıklı iki günlük bir konferans düzenliyor. 23-24 Haziran 2011 tarihlerinde, Lefkoşa Ara Bölge’deki Dayanışma Evi’nde gerçekleşecek olan konferansın açılışını BM Genel Sekreteri Kıbrıs Özel Temsilcisi Lisa Buttenheim yapacak. Konferansın başlıca amacı, medya işbirliğine yenilikçi yaklaşımın diyaloğunu güçlendirmek ve gelecekte atılacak adımlar için geçici çözümler sunmaktır. İngilizce yapılacak konferansta Yunanca ve Türkçe simultane çeviri sağlanacaktır.

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