Technical Committee on Telecommunications and Radio Frequency-Broadcasting
President : Tayfun Nesimoğlu
Title : METU Northern Cyprus Campus Program Coordinator/ Member of the Chamber of Electrical Engineers
The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Telecommunications and Radio Frequency-Broadcasting was established in 2012 for the purposes of identifying and addressing radio-frequency interferences and providing coordination and cooperation between the two communities while assigning new frequencies.
Technical Committee on Culture
President : Kani Kanol
Title : Folklorist/ Investigative Writer
The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Culture, established in 2015 at the intensive negotiation process which was started by the election of the President Mr Mustafa Akıncı, aims to promote bicommunal cultural events to bring the communities closer and to organize activities for developing a peace culture via art.
Technical Committee on Humanitarian Affairs
President : Oya Tuncalı
Title :Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director of Economic, Cultural and Social Affairs
The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Humanitarian Affairs was established in 2008 in order to help resolving daily issues which would require humanitarian assistance from the other community, thus contributing to build confidence between the two communities.
Technical Committee on Economic and Commercial Matters
President : Günay Çerkez
Title :Business Person
The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Economic and Commercial Matters, which consists of representatives of business persons from both communities, was established in 2008 for maintaing the civil society and economic organizations dialogue between the two communities.
Technical Committee on Health
President : Yeşim Örek Gümüşdağ
Title :Ministry of Health Head of Primary Health Care Department
The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Health was established in 2008 to resolve the health issues that could affect the both communities, to gather information on each other’s health systems and to work for the two communities’ cooperation in health issues. The Technical Committee on Health has also 3 sub-committees which are established for regulating communication on more specific issues. The Sub-Committees: Sub-Committee on Infection Sub-Committee on Genetics Sub-Committee on Veterinary
Technical Committee on Crime and Crime Related Matters
President : Hakkı Önen
Title : Retired Deputy Assistant of Attorney General
The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Crime and Crime Related Matters was established in 2008 in order to provide communication and effective cooperation between the two communities’ law enforcement agencies.
Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage
President : Ali Tuncay
Title : Ministry of Foreign Affairs Assistant Director
The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage was established in 2008 in order to provide recognition, promotion and protection for the rich and diverse cultural heritage of the island.
Technical Committee on Crossing Points
President : Mustafa Davulcu
Title : Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director of Consular Affairs
The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Crossing Points was established in 2010 to work on the openings of new crossing points which are considered as part of confidence building measures.
Technical Committee on Environment
President : Mustafa Alkaravlı
Title : Former Head of the Geology and Mining Department / TRNC Explosives Inspector
The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Environment was established in 2008 to identify and to resolve the environmental issues across the island and to share ideas for designing an environmental common sense.
Technical Committee on Gender Equality
President : Mine Yücel
Title :Prologue Consulting Ltd./ The Center for Migration and Identity Studies
The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Gender Equality, established in 2015 at the intensive negotiation process which was started by the election of the President Mr Mustafa Akıncı, was established in order to suggest ways of integrating gender equality perspective, to form a mechanism for bringing gender equality specific and sensitive issues to the forefront, to provide input as to what needs to be borne in mind from gender equality perspective in the framework of the settlement and to provide specific recommendations on ensuring social gender equality in Cyprus in case of a possible solution.
Technical Committee on Education
President : Meltem Onurkan Samani
Title :Presidential Advisor for Political Affairs and History, Genel Coordinator of the Technical Committees
The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Education, established in 2015 at the intensive negotiation process which was started by the election of the President Mr Mustafa Akıncı, was established to review existing practices of education in Cyprus, to undertake new relevant research on how education can contribute to develop a peace culture, to promote contact and co-operation between students, educators and educational organizations from the two communities and to recommend best policy options that will allow co-ordination between the two educational systems in a future federal united Cyprus.
Technical Committee on Crisis Management
President :Gül Güresun
Title :Presidency Defence Advisor
Technical Committee on Crisis Management, established in 2008, has the mission of providing assistance in cases of natural/artifact disasters or emergencies, being a common crisis mechanism that provides cooperation between the communities and identifying the duties and responsibilities of this mechanism.