Dutch FM to present Cyprus-based association with Max van der Stoel Award 2016

The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bert Koenders will present the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR), a Cyprus-based non-governmental organization, with the Max van der Stoel Award 2016 for its work on history teaching as a tool for reconciliation in Cyprus. The prize will be awarded at a ceremony on 24 October in the Peace Palace, in The Hague.

According to a press release issued by the OSCE Koenders said that “a proper understanding of history can in fact contribute to a reassessment of inter-community relations.

Source: Cyprus News Agency.