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OP-ED Earth Day

Earth Day:  Climate Change Calls For All of Us To Act Now  By Judith Garber U.S. Ambassador  On my very first walk around Nicosia two years ago, I passed a group young Cypriots creating posters calling on their fellow citizens to take bold action on climate change.  Their enthusiasm inspired me.  In my past diplomatic roles, I have seen first-hand the concern and passion of youth for ...
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Demonstration Alert

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus  Events:  A large demonstration is expected beginning at 5:00pm on Saturday, March 27 in Nicosia.  Protestors are expected to march from the Ministry of Interior towards Eleftherias Square.  Cyprus National Police officers will be present.    U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area on Saturday afternoon.  All citizens should exercise caution and be aware of their surroundings, particularly around large crowds or gatherings.  Even demonstrations intended to be ...
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Ambassador Garber, UN, and Technical Committee on the Environment meet on World Water Day

Press Release March 22, 2021 In honor of World Water Day, Ambassador Judith Garber joined Elizabeth Spehar, the Special Representative and Deputy Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on Cyprus and Head of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, and the Co-Chairs of the Technical Committee on the Environment, Dr. Michael Loizides and Salih ...
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World Water Day Photo Contest: “The Value of Water: What Does Water Mean to You?”

U.S. Embassy Cyprus, the Technical Committee on the Environment, and the United Nations in Cyprus (UNFICYP and OSASG-Cyprus) are extending and expanding the Youth Photo Contest in honor of World Water Day. The contest will now include submissions from participants as young as 15 years old, and will extend through June 5, to recognize World ...
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