The post election view from Cyprus (by Andreas Theophanous): During the run up to Sunday’s elections it had been repeatedly reported that efforts to address the Cyprus problem would be relaunched. The first statements from the international community this week testify this. There are, of course, good reasons to do so. It is not only for the sake of … MORE

Unremarkable Communication Campaigns (by Nicholas Karides): The last elections in Cyprus were not won on the communication front. In the run up to the firsts round communication strategies made a huge difference – certainly in terms of propelling Kasoulides into the lead, but, in the second round where alliances between political parties dominated the … MORE


The Cyprus Problem in 2008: Perceptions and Promises (By Giorgos Kentas and Constandinos Adamides): On February 24 Mr. Demetris Christofias was elected as the new President of the Republic of Cyprus changing thus the political environment in Cyprus. Two of the major international actors in the Cyprus Problem, namely the UK and the US welcomed the change, … MORE


Borders for a Sovereign Cyprus (by Michalis Firillas): In Cyprus we have been conditioned to react vigorously to breaches in the sovereignty of the Republic of Cyprus. Most recently there was a great concern about the visit of former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder to occupied Cyprus, where he reportedly called for direct trade ties between Ankara’s … MORE


Research Study: The research project entitled “The Economic and Social Consequences and Repercussions from the Partial Lifting of Restrictions on the Freedom of Movement” has been completed in December 2007 MORE