MARINE LITTER: the seas of the world are becoming plastic soups. Act now! Take part in a European-wide survey about marine litter that is being organised by the European FP7 funded project MARLISCO!
Just follow this link and tell us your views about this topic in our short survey (it only takes about 15 mins).
- What types of litter are found in the sea?
- Where does it come from?
- What are the consequences?
- Who is responsible?
We need the perceptions of the public in order to develop appropriate and efficient management and applied tools and methods. Contact Isotech ( email@example.com ) if you have questions.
AKTI’s Argonaftes Anthi Gavriel, Marisa Ieridou and Valentini Stavrou, attended the information visit in Brussels between the 17th – 20th of April 2013 organized by the European Commission in Cyprus. Greek and Turkish Cypriot members of environmental NGOs were the target participants. The aim of the visit was to acquaint the participants with the European Union’s Institutions (the Commission, the Council, the Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions). Main focus was given to the European integration, citizens’ rights and the policies of the European Union and particularly the actions of the Commission related to Environmental Protection and Climate Change. Presentations on the initiatives of the European Union with respect to environment and climate change were given to the participants who had the opportunity to network with the other participant organizations, as well as with policy officers of the European Commission.
The New February 2014 Call for Applications for the “ARGONAFTIS” Working Experience Programme has been launched!
Deadline for submission of applications: Monday 17 February 2014
AKTI’s Argonauts participated in the CYBC broadcast ‘Stin Hora tou Giati’.
24, 25 and 26 September 2012, 09:00 am: the interactive education method of LitusGo on ICZM will be implemented in Limassol coastal area (in fond of Olymbia stadium- Thalassaki) by AKTI Project and Research Centre within the framework of the NAUTILUS platform. An activity of the EU Presidency of Cyprus.
More than 180 school children, ages 10 to 16 are expected to participate. The Mayor of Limassol will participate the 25th of September. The activity is supported by ISOTECH ltd (LitusGo leader) and the Argonautis program (a program by AKTI and EuroLife).
ΑΚΤΙ participates in the 4th Ecological Festival of Lakatamia, Sunday 27th May 2012.
5th June 2012, Join the celebrations for the World Environment Day 2012!
30 April – 6 May 2012
During the period 30th of April and 6th of May 2012, AKTI’s Argonaftis Elena Kokkinou, represented Cyprus and AKTI Project and Research Center in a project which took place in Porto of Portugal. The topic of the training course was titled “A lost Generation? NFLearning 4 Youth in Employability” organized by TDM200 International and was funded by ‘Youth in Action’ Programm. Young people from 15 different countries were participated in the relevant training course. The main topic explored was the youth unemployment and suggestions for the solution of this problem were discussed among the participant youth. The discussion focused on the differences and similarities between the employment realities of each country, as well as, the policies and strategies developed in each country for the reduction of youth unemployment. In addition, the participants were trained in several European youth programmes and were informed on the existing opportunities in developing research programs, as well as, on youth employment opportunities abroad.
“Argonaftis” represents AKTI in the Wadden Sea Training Course 2012 (more info)
AKTI participates to an information visit to Brussels, 21st-23rd June 2011, organised by the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus. AKTI is represented by the geologist Dimitris Vatiliotis, one of the youth that participate in the ARGONAFTIS project of AKTI for working experience.
The Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus is organizing an information visit to Brussels between the 21st and the 23rd of June 2011 for Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot Young persons actively involved in the political, social and cultural life of Cyprus, volunteering organizations, culture and sports activities and young leadership.
The aim of the visit is to acquaint the participants with the European Union’s institutions (Commission, Council, Parliament, European Economic and Social Committee and Committee of the Regions). Main focus will be given to the European integration, citizen’s rights and the rights of the young persons. Presentations on the initiatives of the European Union with respect to youth and volunteering will be given to the participants who will also have the chance to discuss about funding of activities. Furthermore, the participants will have the opportunity to network and create bonds between them as well as with officers of the European Commission who will be attending the meetings for possible future collaboration.