On 6th June the Republic of Cyprus and the Community of Sant’Egidio signed the Memorandum of Understanding at the presence of the ambassadors of Cyprus to the Holy See and to the Republic of Italy.
The document signed by Marco Impagliazzo and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, Ms Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, strengthens even more the friendship existing between Cyprus and the Community and reinforces the joint willingness to cooperate for international solidarity, dialogue and peace.
In 2008 Nicosia hosted the International Meeting of the Prayer for Peace, jointly promoted by the Orthodox Archbishop Chrisostomos and the Community.
Following this event, the Republic of Cyprus started sustaining the D.R.E.A.M. Programme in Guinea Conakry and Malawi.