The Cyprus Policy Center (CPC) was founded at Eastern Mediterranean University in 2004. The mission of CPC is to contribute to the solution of domestic and international problems and promote regional and global peace through encouraging participatory democracy, and advancing the think tank concept.

As first steps of its mission, CPC is dedicated to;


Cyprus policy center has adopted the following five values as its principles for democratic change in North Cyprus;


The Center’s activities include promoting ‘think tanks’, Conducting research, preparing educational programs; carrying out joint events, seminars, conferences and long-term projects; arranging Exchange programs with local and international NGOs; hosting delegations from around the world; fostering dialogue between opinion leaders, desicion makers and researchers from North Cyprus, other countries and international institutions; taking into account historical experience, and producing white papers and other publications regarding important policy issues in the following fields;


The Center emphasizes a global approach in its programs. Communication and cooperation with international institutions and experts are encouraged, as well as with the Turkish Cypriot and Turkish public and private institutions and experts. In this regard, the Center will operate in a stratigic alliance, on one hand with domestic and international funding agencies, and on the other, with the academic world.