Lead Cyprus’ mission is to connect and engage the ecosystem of professionals and
innovators in Cyprus to promote business dialogue and democracy by providing an
inclusive space in which Cypriots and all relevant stakeholders island-wide can
work together to solve common economic and social challenges.
Our vision is to reach island-wide reconciliation through economic dialogue and
In more simple words, we believe entrepreneurship can be at the forefront of
peacekeeping and peacebuilding for our island that has been in a frozen conflict
zone the past 44 years.
Lead Cyprus is an initiative led by Cypriot Enterprise Link and CyprusInno, the 2
biggest youth-led organizations island-wide regarding entrepreneurship. As a
milestone, Lead Cyprus, will take place in summer 2019, over 10 days in every city
in Cyprus. It will include entrepreneurial, technical, collabs and cultural actions
with the sole purpose of leading the way and demonstrating that entrepreneurship
can be at the forefront of peacekeeping and peace building.
According to Interpeace, their approach to Peacebuilding is guided by the
Local Ownership - putting local people at the heart of building
Building Trust - trust is the keystone of peace
Reaching out to all Groups - building peace involves everyone
Long-term Commitment - building lasting peace takes time
Process Matters - the process determines the result