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AKTI Project and Research Centre is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation based in Nicosia, Cyprus. It was established in 2000 by a group of experts in environmental issues and has succeeded today to create an extensive network of collaborators and volunteers for raising environmental awareness and promoting sustainable development.

Areas of Work

Applied Environmental

AKTI implements environmental research based on the Cyprus’s context, scale and particularities aiming to provide answers and tangible solutions to the island’s environmental challenges. It also transfers good practices that are applied abroad and pilot tests while adjusting them to the Cyprus needs.

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Environmental Education and Vocational Training

AKTI promotes and supports the construction of a knowledge based society with active mobilised citizens. It collaborates with schools, Universities and local authorities in various initiatives including environmental education and awareness raising activities focusing on specific issues that are of particular relevance and interest to the Cyprus society such as water saving, recycling, biodiversity, etc.

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Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM)

AKTI has been actively engaged in Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM), a process for the management of coasts using an integrated approach, regarding all aspects of the coastal zone, including geographical and political boundaries, in an attempt to achieve sustainability.

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Public Outreach and

AKTI disseminates information on environmental issues through e-mails, workshops, publications in scientific journals, local newspapers and broadcasts in traditional and social media. AKTI implements various environmental and awareness raising campaigns. It also owns a library specialized in environmental end coastal issues.

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Έναρξη της δράσης «Καταπολεμώντας τα πλαστικά απόβλητα στην Κύπρο: Το παράδειγμα των Chiringuitos Responsables»

Στοχεύοντας στην ευαισθητοποίηση της κυπριακής κοινωνίας για τις πηγές και τις άμεσες συνέπειες που προκαλεί η απόρριψη πλαστικών στη θάλασσα, και ταυτόχρονα στην παροχή καινοτόμων προτάσεων για περιορισμό του προβλήματος, ανακοινώνεται η έναρξη της πρωτοβουλίας «Καταπολεμώντας τα πλαστικά απόβλητα στην Κύπρο: Το παράδειγμα των Chiringuitos Responsables», το οποίο βραβεύτηκε από το Πριγκιπάτο του Μονακό. Η…


International Coastal Cleanup Report 2017

Το διεθνές επιμελητήριο Ocean Conservancy δημοσίευσε κατά την Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Περιβάλλοντος, 5η Ιουνίου, την ετήσια έκθεσή του “International Coastal Cleanup Report 2017”. Στην έκθεση παρουσιάζονται αναλυτικά τα στοιχεία από όλους τους καθαρισμούς διεθνώς, συμπεριλαμβανομένων και αυτών που πραγματοποιήθηκαν από την ΑΚΤΗ κατά την περσινή καλοκαιρινή εκστρατεία. Παράλληλα τονίζεται η σημασία της δράσης των εθελοντών σε…


Bi-communal meeting with environmental NGOs

AKTI was represented in the networking event that was organized for the celebration of the World Environmental Day, on the 5th of June. Various environmental NGOs in Cyprus presented their work and pointed out the importance of becoming more efficient through coordinated activities. The event was bi communal highlighting that environmental protection has no boundaries.


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