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Cyprus EU Presidency: A delegation of the Greens/EFA Group goes to Cyprus

Event
Delegation of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament
Date
From 30 August, 16:00 to 1 September 2012, 13:00
29.08.2012

PROGRAMME

 Thursday afternoon, 30 August 

16:00

  • Short briefing by MrGeorgiou, Head of the EPIO (European Parliament Information Office)
  • UNFICYP, United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, Briefing by the General N.N.
  • Meeting with the deputy UN special envoy, N.N.
  • Visit the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus

 From 20:00
 Meeting and dinner with the Cyprus Greens Party

Friday morning, 31 August

08:00-08:45
Preparatory meeting

09:00-09:45 
Meeting with Mrs Eleni Mavrou, Minister of the Interior

09:45-10:30
Meeting with Mr Sofoclis Aletraris, Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment 

10:30-11:15
Meeting with Mr Neoklis Sylikiotis, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism

11:15-12:00
Meeting with Erato Kozakou-Marcoulis, Minister of Foreign Affairs

12:20-13:00
Meeting with the President of the Republic 

13:15-14:45
Working lunch meeting with Mr Andreas Mavroyiannis, Deputy Minister for European Affairs

15:00-16:00 
Meeting NGOs/Civil Society:

  • KISA - ACTION FOR EQUALITY, SUPPORT, ANTIRACISM
  • Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies

 

Friday afternoon, 31 August

16:30 -17:30
Meeting NGO representatives

  • Mr Günay Çerkez, President -Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce  
  • Mrs Oncel Polili, Cyprus Turkish Human Rights Foundation
  • Mr Kudret Özersay, "Toparlanıyoruz" - Movement of  Union
  • Mr Ali Çıralı, Kıbrıs Türk Sanayi Odası - Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Industry
  • Mr Ahmet Saydam and Halil Artam, North Cyprus Young Businessmen’s Association
  • Mr Ahmet Kaptan, Cyprus Turkish Union of Public Employees - KTAMS
  • Mr Mehmet Seyis, Revolutionary Worker Union - DEV-IŞ
  • Mr Hasan Sarpten, Association of Biologists
  • Mr Anıl Kaya, Bright Future Movement - Aydınlık Yarınlar Hareketi
  • Mrs Süha Vekil, The Mediterranean Policy Centre

17:30-18:15
Meeting on the Relations with EU Institutions

Participants: Elected representatives of the Turkish Cypriot Community

  • Mr Dr. Hasan Bozer
  • Mr Hasan Taçoy
  • Mrs Afet Gürcafer
  • Mr Teberrüken Uluçay
  • Mrs Sibel Siber

18:15-19:30
Meeting with representatives of the political groups of the Turkish Cypriot Community

Participants:

  • Mr İrsen Küçük, Chairman of National Unity Party – Ulusal Birlik Partisi (UBP)
  • Mr Özkan Yorgancıoğlu, Chairman of Republican Turkish Party – Cumhuriyetçi Türk Partisi (CTP)
  • Mr Serdar Denktaş, Chairman of Democrats Party –Demokrat Parti (DP)
  • Mr Mehmet Çakıcı, Chairman of Communal Democracy Party – Toplumcu Demokrasi Partisi (TDP)
  • Mr Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu, Chairman of Democracy and Trust Party – Demokrasi ve Güven Partisi (DGP) 

20:00
Dinner with Mr Mehmet Ali Talat

Saturday morning, 1 September

8:45-11:30
Individual meetings

8:45-9:45
Mrs Kyria Costa, artist

9:45-11:15
Meeting with the environmental NGOs: 

  • CYPRUS MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ASSOCIATION
    Mr Michael Lerides
  • AKTI - Project and research center
    Ms Xenia Loizidou
  • Meeting with environmental NGO KAYAD COMMUNITY CENTRE
    Ms Meral Akinci, President/ Psychologist
  • EPISKOPI TURTLEWATCH
    Mr David Stokes, President

12:00
Press conference with Rebecca Harms and the Cyprus Greens (tbc)

More information:

Vula Tsetsi

Secretary General
Tel. Brussels +32-2-2842117
Fax Brussels +32-2-2307837
Tel. Strasbourg +33-3-88175879
Fax Strasbourg +33-3-88352777