Media / Press Coverage

Biz/Emeis covers the 2016 ‘Kids Clubs’ Series

The session was also covered by RIK’s Biz/Emeis programme! Click here to watch footage of the last of three sessions, and to hear from parents who explained the importance of encouraging children from all communities to play together in the spirit of diversity.

Cyprus News Digest interviews Europe Direct Nicosia Manager

On Friday the 4th December, Cyprus Mail’s Rosie Charalambous spoke to Paraskevi Koumi about the events offered by Europe Direct Nicosia, focusing on the series of 3 Kids Clubs sessions, designed to introduce young children to the values and cultures of the EU. You may click here to listen to the interivew!

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Europe Direct Nicosia speaks to Downtown Χωρίς Bakıra 

On Tuesday 1st December, the EDIC Nicosia team spoke to Orestis Tringides on the MYCY Radio show Downtown Choris Bakira. We discussed how the centre serves citizens from across the divide, working to respond to all EU-related queries, as well as past and future EDIC Nicosia events, with details on how you can stay informed on your opportunities and join the debate on current EU issues. Click here to listen to the podcast!



Mobility Week Cycling Tour around Old Town Nicosia published on GazeteKibris

‘What do you say to a Cycling Tour around Nicosia’s Old Town?’ Click here for the full post!









EDIC Nicosia’s Official Inauguration covered in media outlets across the divide

The welcome speech of the Head of the European Commission Representation in Cyprus, the addresses by the two Mayors of Nicosia, Mr. Mehmet Harmancı and Mr. Constantinos Yiorkadjis as well as the performance by the Bicommunal Choir for Peace were reported widely among both online and paper newspapers, including Famagusta GazetteSigmaLiveΦιλελεύθεροςTypos, the Republic of Cyprus Press and Information OfficeThe Cypriot PuzzleCyprus News AgencyCyprus Mail and Yenidüzen Gazetesi. You can also watch a video of the ceremony via SİM TV’s Youtube channel.

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Coverage of EDIC’s Open-Air Summer Film Festival in Cyprus Today and Kıbrıs Postası 

Cyprus Today, an Anglophone newsletter, published an article on the 20th June leading up to EDIC Nicosia’s film festival, with information on our programme, including films to be shown, the discussions that were set to take place and the European topics that would be covered, with special emphasis on human rights. This information was part of an article that included other open-air film festivals scheduled for the Buffer Zone.

The festival was also covered by Kıbrıs Postası. Click here to read the full article.

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EDIC Nicosia Officer Paraskevi speaks to ‘European Cypriot’ on MYCY Radio at CCMC


On Friday 19th June EDIC, Nicosia returned to MYCY Radio to speak to ‘European Cypriot’ about the establishment, aims and activities of the Centre, giving listeners an insight into the objectives of the Europe Direct Network and the services that EDICs provide, as well as more details about the events that we have been organising so far and what there is to look forward to.

Click here to listen to the show.


Kıbrıs Postası reports that MHD, Refugee Rights Association will speak at EDIC’s Film Festival


As part of their activities throughout the month of June to mark World Refugee Day, Mülteci Hakları Derneği, the Refugee Rights Association, will be guest speakers at the opening night of Europe Direct Information Centre, Nicosia’s Open-Air Summer Film Festival, (24-27th June). An article published in Kıbrıs Postası on the 8th of June includes details of their participation and of the content of the festival:
‘Dünya Mülteciler Günü etkinlik takviminde son olarak 24 Haziran’da 20:20’de Dayanışma Evi’nde “The Europe Direct Information Centre” tarafından organize edilen mülteci hakları temalı gösterimler gerçekleşecek. Gösterimlerin arından Mülteci Hakları Derneği Başkanı Çiçek Göçkün Bayramoğlu ve Kamu Bilgilendirme Sorumlusu Tegiye Birey Avurpa Birliği’nin mülteci politikalarının tartışılacağı bir panelede konuşması olacaklar.’

To read the whole article, click here.


‘Understanding the Green Line Regulation’ on Biz/Εμείς

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On Wednesday 22nd April, PIK channel ‘Biz/Εμείς’ spoke to EDIC Nicosia officer Paraskevi Koumi about the day’s event, ‘Understanding the Green Line Regulation’ in the context of the information sessions on Green Line Trade. They also held an interview with Kemal Baykallı from the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce who was the speaker for the session.

To watch the coverage, click here.


EDIC Nicosia’s Shirin and Paraskevi on MYCYRadio


On Wednesday 11th March, EDIC, Nicosia were interviewed by Rosie Charalambous on the weekly show, ‘Demystifying Europe’. We introduced the Centre and its activities, and gave listeners an insight into the objectives of the Europe Direct Network and the services that EDICs provide.

Click here to listen to the show.