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The making of The Elders' documentary

During their visit to the divided island of Cyprus in December 2009, the Elders filmed a documentary about the dedicated Cypriots working to locate and identify the remains of the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots who were killed in the 1960s and 1970s. These photographs tell the story behind the film.

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What's your story?

The Cyprus Community Media Centre's ‘What’s your story?’ campaign involved collecting stories from people across the island who were interested in sharing anecdotes, thoughts, testimonies and memories about themselves and of Cyprus.

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Supporting civil society as peace talks enter crucial new phase

Gro Brundtland and Lakhdar Brahimi arrived in Cyprus at a critical time, just as the second phase of negotiations on reunification of the island began. The Elders met leading women from politics, business and civil society, encouraging them to press for a more active role for women in the peace process. They also met Cypriots working on reconciliation, who are trying to develop a shared understanding of the painful issues of the past.