Cyprus

1 Recognition of the Genocide

1.1 Recognition, official texts

Cyprus has not officially recognised the Genocide of the Roma.

1.2 Data (camps locations, Remembrance places, measures etc.)

There is no information on the Genocide of the Roma in Cyprus.

1.3 Specialised institution, commission, research centre etc., dealing with this issue

There is no specialised institution dealing with the Genocide of the Roma.

1.4 Official initiatives (campaigns, actions, projects, commemoration days, museums)

No official initiative related to the Genocide of the Roma has been reported in Cyprus.

2 Teaching about the Genocide of the Roma

2.1 Inclusion of the topic in the school curriculum

It is unknown whether the Genocide of the Roma is included in the school curriculum.

2.2 Inclusion of the topic in the school textbooks

It is unknown whether the Genocide of the Roma is included in textbooks.

2.3 Training of teachers and education professionals

There is no information concerning the training of teachers on the Genocide of the Roma.

2.4 Particular activities undertaken at the level of education institutions

2.5 Remembrance day

3 Official contacts and resource persons

3.1 Responsible person in the Ministry of Education

Ministry of Education and Culture

Kostas Cadis - Minister
Kimonos and Thoukydidou Corner
Akropoli, 1434 Lefkosia
Telephone: 22800600/700
Email: registry@moec.gov.cy; moec@moec.gov.cy

3.2 Resource persons - list of experts and historians

4 Initiatives of the civil society

4.1 Relevant projects having a real impact on the people and/or the wide public

5 Point of view of the Roma community - including survivors' testimonies