Category Archives: Communiqué

Communiqué (33) – 02/07/2017

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE www.cypriots-voice.eu Cypriots’ Voice, the bi-communal Forum working for peace and reconciliation, demand that the participating parties in the Crans Montana negotiations follow the directive as set by the UN Secretary General and come to conclusive settlement of the remaining issues and agree on a clear and sincere… Read More »

Communiqué (32) – 05/01/2017

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE www.cypriots-voice.eu Cypriots’ Voice, the bi-communal Forum working for peace and reconciliation, extends full support upon the Leaders of the two Communities and urge them to take all necessary efforts towards a negotiated settlement at the Geneva talks in January 2017 Cypriots’ Voice has examined the various parameters… Read More »

Communiqué (1) – 20/04/2007

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESI – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE BI-COMMUNAL GROUP MEETS IN BRUSSELS A bi-communal group of Cypriots, active members of the Cypriot civil society, met in Brussels on the 17th and 18th of April 2007 and exchanged views on the present state of the Cyprus problem. The meeting was initiated and hosted by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.… Read More »

Communiqué (2) – 9/6/2007

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESI – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE A socio-political group consisting of active members of the Cypriot civil society from both Communities met in Nicosia in continuation of the first workshop which was convened in Brussels last April with the support of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the participation of the European Parliament and the European Commission.… Read More »

Communiqué (3) – 18/01/2008

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESI – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Η Φωνή Κυπρίων είναι ένα κοινωνικό-πολιτικό φόρουμ το οποίο ιδρύθηκε το 2007 από ομάδα ενεργών μελών της κοινωνίας των πολιτών από όλες τις κυπριακές κοινότητες. Το Φόρουμ είχε συνάντηση στη Λευκωσία τις 18 Ιανουαρίου 2008. Ανασκοπώντας την τρέχουσα πολιτική κατάσταση, οι μετέχοντες εξέφρασαν τη βαθειά ανησυχία τους… Read More »

Communiqué (4) – 15/05/2008

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESI – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE The Bi-communal Forum “Cypriots’ Voice” had a meeting in Nicosia on 10 May 2008. In reviewing the present situation, the participants expressed their appreciation of the new solution effort initiated by the leaders of the two communities, Dimitris Christofias and Mehmet Ali Talat. They appreciate in particular… Read More »

Communiqué (5) –21/11/2008

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESI – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE The CYPRIOTS’ VOICE addresses the following announcement to the Authorities and the people of Cyprus: An Environment of Trust can assist negotiations for permanent solution We hope that the process of negotiations held for the solution of the Cyprus problem will end in a positive way and… Read More »

Communiqué (6) –29/11/2008

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESI – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE CYPRIOTS’ VOICE addresses the following communiqué to the Authorities and the people of Cyprus:  The Turkish Cypriot community should be informed The substance of the Joint Declaration signed between Republic of Cyprus and the Russian Federation on 19 November 2008 has depressed Mr Talat. The Declaration among… Read More »

Communiqué (7) – 18/12/2008

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILAR’IN SESI – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE The CYPRIOTS’ VOICE addresses the following announcement to the Authorities and the people of Cyprus: The Refugees of Cyprus The Turkish Cypriots citizens of the Republic of Cyprus moved, or were driven from their homes mainly in the period 1963-64, and then during the period 1974-75. Most… Read More »

Communiqué (8) – 5/1/2009

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILAR’IN SESI – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE The CYPRIOTS’ VOICE addresses the following announcement to the Authorities and the people of Cyprus: Using cross-voting as a tool for sustainable power-sharing It was in the press that cross voting mechanism was tabled recently during the Cyprus negotiations. Surprisingly, this proposal was rejected outright by the… Read More »

Communiqué (9) – 3/4/2009

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué CYPRIOTS’ VOICE addresses the following announcement to the Authorities and the people of Cyprus: We must converse with Turkey Recently, in response to a statement by Nicos Anastasiades to POLITIS newspaper, officials of the government of the Republic of Cyprus let to be understood that they… Read More »

Communiqué (10) – 11/9/2009

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué CYPRIOTS’ VOICE addresses the following announcement to the Authorities and the people of Cyprus: The Cypriots’ Voice Forum having convened (11-13 Sep. 2009) and having considered the current negotiations on the Cyprus Problem, feel the need to voice their deep concern at the slow progress of… Read More »

Communiqué (11) – 22/11/2009

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué CYPRIOTS’ VOICE addresses the following announcement to the Authorities and the people of Cyprus: Joining efforts towards solution The Cypriots’ Voice Bi-communal Forum, having convened on 21-22 November 2009, and having considered the renewed interest of the international community in a Cyprus settlement as well as… Read More »

Communiqué (12) – 12/2/2010

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué Cypriots’ Voice, having convened on 12 February 2010 and having considered the present phase of the negotiating process, welcome the significant progress that has been announced by the UN with regards to the outcomes of the intensive talks on the governance issue and calls upon the… Read More »

Communiqué (13) – 25/4/2010

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué The Bicommunal Forum “Cypriots’ Voice”, having had a two-day meeting in Agros and having discussed and elaborated on: the solution prospects after the election of Mr. Dervis Eroglu as the new leader of the Turkish Cypriot Community and consequently as the Turkish Cypriot negotiator at the… Read More »

Communiqué (14) – 12/12/2010

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué The Cypriots’ Voice Forum, having discussed the current socio-political situation and particularly the apparently stalled inter-communal peace talks, has reached the following decisions: The international community is losing patience at the lack of political will of all parties involved to proceed forward by showing the necessary… Read More »

Communiqué (15) – 1/1/2011

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE New Year message On the occasion of the New Year’s Eve, the Cypriots’ Voice extends wishes to the people of Cyprus for a happy new year, free of the passions and obsessions of the past that kept us captives of hatred and mistrust. We appeal to both… Read More »

Communiqué (16) – 17/4/2011

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué The Bi-communal Forum “Cypriots’ Voice”, having discussed the current socio-political situation and particularly the uprising of the people in the northern part of the island, has reached the following decisions: The negotiations on Cyprus are not showing signs of conclusion. We call upon the civic society… Read More »

Communiqué (17) – 14/7/2011

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué The bi-communal forum “Cypriots’ Voice” has reviewed recent political developments and reached the following decisions: The recent sad events, which resulted in shortage of electricity in southern part of Cyprus, triggered an opportunity for strengthening cooperation between the two communities. Disregarding narrow political considerations, the two… Read More »

Communiqué (18) – 14/10/2011

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué The bi-communal forum “CYPRIOTS’ VOICE” discussed the present situation in Cyprus and noted as follows: There is a general crisis prevailing on the island which is attributed both to internal and international causes. The Government of the Republic of Cyprus has been weakened by the events… Read More »

Communiqué (19) – 20/11/2011

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué The bi-communal forum “CYPRIOTS’ VOICE” discussed the present situation in Cyprus and concluded as follows: A new period of developments to the Cyprus problem will embrace the hydrocarbons dynamics, the economic crisis, the revived interests of the superpowers in the area and the awakening of the… Read More »

Communiqué (20) – 20/5/2012

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué The bi-communal forum “CYPRIOTS’ VOICE” discussed the present situation in Cyprus and concluded as follows: Once more the Cyprus Question seems to be coming to a standstill,  exposing the never ending and meaningless blame game. This is regrettable because in reality a great deal of the… Read More »

Communiqué (21) – 25/9/2012

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué The bi-communal forum “CYPRIOTS’ VOICE” met on 11/09/2012 and having discussed the current situation in Cyprus concluded as follows: Indifference and disappointment have crept into the two communities as a result of the present state of affairs, whereby the intercommunal talks are at best in hibernation.… Read More »

Communiqué (22) – 22/4/2013

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE Communiqué The bi-communal forum “CYPRIOTS’ VOICE” expresses its concern about the a possible diversion to the process of a negotiated settlement of the Cyprus problem and believes that the current economic and political difficulties of Cyprus and the coercive rhetoric initiatives of Turkey and the Turkish Cypriot… Read More »

Communiqué (23) – 16/7/2013

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE www.cypriots-voice.eu Communiqué The bi-communal forum “CYPRIOTS’ VOICE”, having examined the current political, economic and social environment, emphasised the following critical points concerning to the efforts for a negotiated Cyprus settlement: The catastrophic consequences on Cypriots’ incomes in the Republic of Cyprus, caused through mismanagement of the wealth… Read More »

Communiqué (24) – 11/12/2013

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE www.cypriots-voice.eu Communiqué The bi-communal forum “CYPRIOTS’ VOICE”, having discussed the Cypriot negotiations and related issues  which seem to have reached a critical point, believe that at this time there is an immediate and urgent need to undertake action mainly at the political and civil society levels, and… Read More »

Communiqué (25) – 14/2/2014

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE www.cypriots-voice.eu Communiqué The bi-communal forum “CYPRIOTS’ VOICE”, having examined the current situation in the Cyprus issue believe that at this time there is an immediate need to undertake action mainly at the political and civil society levels, and proposes the following: The joint declaration and the Obstacles… Read More »

Communiqué (26) – 27/2/2014

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE www.cypriots-voice.eu Communiqué Murat Kanatli, an active member of bicommunal platform “Cypriots’  Voice”, was sentenced to 10  days in prison for objecting to participate in the annual  compulsory military  exercises on the basis of his ideological conscientious  objection. Murat Kanatli,  General Secretary of YKP, is a Turkish Cypriot… Read More »

Communiqué (27) – 8/3/2014

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE www.cypriots-voice.eu BLESSED ARE THE LEARNED IN HISTORY Due to the fact that announcements are occasionally issued by various citizen groups with regards to their justifiable worries for the JOINT STATEMENT please accept my own thoughts also for the reflection of all. I assume that these announcements are… Read More »

Communiqué (28) – 6/7/2014

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE www.cypriots-voice.eu Communiqué CYPRIOTS’ VOICE bi-communal forum considered the situation of the Cyprus problem and concluded as follows: Grass root Joint activity promotes societal cohesion: Cypriots’ Voice endorses, encourages and supports common grassroots action that may promote unification of the society by helping to alleviate conditions of mistrust,… Read More »

Communiqué (29) – 7/12/2014

Cypriots’ Voice speaks out for an urgent settlement Cypriots’ Voice bicommunal forum, having thoroughly examined all basic aspects of the Cyprus Problem and particularly the current crisis caused by the activity of Barbaros research/survey vessel in the Cyprus exclusive economic zone and the subsequent suspension of the negotiations, reached the following conclusions: Concerted efforts should… Read More »

Communiqué (30) – 25/5/2015

Communiqué “Cypriots Voice”, a bi-communal forum working for the reunification of Cyprus, had a two-day conference during which, some 40 participants discussed the latest developments with regard to a solution perspective in Cyprus. The agenda included such issues as: Current political developments and the role of citizens; Consideration over the forthcoming elections in Turkey; Problems… Read More »

Communiqué (31) – 29/5/2016

ΦΩΝΗ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ – KIBRISLILARIN SESİ – CYPRIOTS’ VOICE www.cypriots-voice.eu “Cypriots Voice”, bi-communal forum working for the reunification of Cyprus, had a two-day conference during which assessed the latest developments concerning the Cyprus issue and concluded the following: The current political scenery. There is a danger of a setback in regard to the negotiation process as… Read More »