Turkey and Cyprus peace and stability conference

Dr Neophytos Loizides and Professor Feargal Cochrane of the School of Politics and International Relations have assisted in the organisation of and will be taking part in the ‘Turkey and Cyprus Regional Peace & Stability Conference’.

The conference will be held at USAK House in Ankara, Turkey on Saturday 28 February 2015.

It will map the current situation in Cyprus, address the threats from the on-going conflict escalation in the region and identify alternative routes towards a solution.

The keynote speakers of the event are two eminent statesmen, Former Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou and Former Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hikmet Çetin.

The event has been organised by Cyprus Academic Dialogue and has been co-sponsored by several organisations including the Diplomacy@Kent Beacon project, International Strategic Research Organisation (USAK), the Australian High Commission Nicosia, the British Institute at Ankara (BIAA), the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Australian Embassies in Ankara and Nicosia.