Nordic seminar on the economic benefits of a Cyprus solution

Following the recent resumption of the Cyprus peace negotiations Norway together with the Nordic countries have taken the initiative for a Brussels based seminar organised by the Peace Research Institute Oslo.

Following the recent resumption of the Cyprus peace negotiations Norway together with the Nordic countries have taken the initiative for a Brussels based seminar organised by the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO): “The Cyprus Peace Dividend: A productivity and Sectoral Approach”. The purpose of the seminar which takes place on 6-7 March is to facilitate an experts assessment of the economic benefits derived from a solution to the Cyprus problem.

The seminar has as its starting point updated research which aims to quantify the economic prospects of a solution by evaluating how some economic sectors may benefit from a settlement. Sectors evaluated include tourism, construction, maritime trade, oil and gas, banking, professional services and education.

The seminar will bring together Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot experts and practitioners from the islands business communities, in the presence of the negotiators from the two communities.

Nordic seminar on the economic benefits of a Cyprus solution. Photo: Norwegian Embassy in Athens
Nordic seminar on the economic benefits of a Cyprus solution (Photo: Norwegian Embassy in Athens)