The School of Law and the Diplomatic Academy of the University of Nicosia organised last year two Summer Schools on issues pertinent to conflict analysis and conflict resolution.
The aim of the summer school programs is to engage students with conflict resolution and conflict analysis issues, to understand the different aspects of conflict and that of the Cyprus conflict in particular. The structure and the approach of the Summer School offers to the students a firsthand experience with a lot of fieldtrips and meetings. This is an applied method that can help students understand issues which cannot be learned in the academic classrooms. The Island of Cyprus is an ideal living laboratory in which to study a complex conflict-related problem within a safe and stable environment from multiple angles.
In the past year two Summer Schools were organized on issues pertinent to conflict analysis and conflict resolution.
The first summer school, which was attended by American students from School Year Abroad (SYA), took place from the 8th to 12th April 2019. The second Summer School took place on the 8th to 14th July, with an international audience from Nairobi Jaffery Academy (Kenya).
In the frame of the programs, the students had a series of activities, such as meetings and discussions with academics, refugee associations, and officials in the Buffer Zone, United Nations officers, the Anthropological Laboratory of the Committee of Missing Persons (CMP), various NGOs and local actors. In addition, the students visited museums and took part in cultural and religious trips and excursions around Cyprus.
The School of Law of the University of Nicosia invites individuals or institutions who are interested to participate in the Summer School program to contact to the below email [email protected]