The Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus in collaboration with the Europe Direct Limassol - Cyprus University of Technology are organising a conference in Limassol for the European Year of Youth!
Participate in discussions and interactive workshops on mental health and wellbeing, a sustainable green Europe, quality employment and learning, and equality of all genders!
Meet European networks and programmes designed for young people!
Improve your interview and job-seeking skills!
Win informative trips to the European Institutions in Brussels, training seminars to improve skills, and getting to know the daily work of EU staff in Cyprus!
Participation and transportation to and from the event is free!
10:00-10:30 - Welcome
Myrto Zambarta, Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus
Charalambos Chrisostomou, Head of Research Services, Cyprus University of Technology
Panayiotis Sentonas, Commissioner of Citizens
Rafaela Miltiadous, Road Safety Ambassador
10:30-16:30 - HR corner
Have a brief interview with Human Asset Advisors exploring your next best-fit position
Send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org to book a speed interview on the day of the event!
10:30-11:15 - Discussions
- Mental health and Wellbeing: What does it mean, best practice for improvement and support (Greek/English)
Panelists: Dr. Georgia Panayiotou, Professor of Clinical Psychology at University of Cyprus, Anna Maria Papadopoulou, Health Psychologist and Systemic Psychotherapist, Nektarios Alexandrou, Founder of GDA Sports
Moderator: Eliana Iliofotou, EUROPE DIRECT Limassol - CUT - ED Manager
- Sustainable Green Europe: The need for a new approach and green jobs (Greek/English)
Panelists: Dr. Konstantinos C. Makris, Associate Professor of Environmental Health, Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology, Savvas Vlachos, Director of the Cyprus Energy Agency, Stelios Giatros, Associate Professor at Cyprus University of Technology / EIT Climate-KIC Hub Cyprus
Moderator: Dr. Marilia Panayiotou, University Officer Α', EUROPE DIRECT Limassol Coordinator
11:15-11:45 - Coffee Break
11:45-12:30 - Discussions
- Equality of All Genders: What does it mean, why does it affect me and how can I contribute (Greek/English)
Video message by Niyazi Kızılyürek, Member of the European Parliament
Panelists:Costa Gavrielides*, Adviser to the President of Cyprus for Multiculturalism and Diversity, Susana Pavlou*, Director, Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies, Dr Eleni Pashia, Research Associate
Moderator: Nikos Isaris, deputy Head of Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus
* Due to last minute impediments, Costa Gavrielides and Susana Pavlou could not participate in the panel
- EU Opportunities for Jobs (English)
Presenters: Antonis Kafouros, EuroGuidance, Melina Neophytou, EUROPASS, Vassili Danilof, EC Representation in Cyprus
12:30-13:30 - Light lunch for all the participants
13:30-14:15 Motivational Speech
- Realising your Vision: How to think strategically to realise your vision through a growth mindset (Greek/English)
Speaker: Dimitris Tolis, CEO Human Asset Greece, Senior Trainer and leadership speaker in Greece, Cyprus, Europe and Middle Easter
14:30-16:30 - Interactive workshops
Experience lively interactive workshops and exercises aiming to increase awareness and exchange ideas and opinions on specific topics.
- Mental Health and Wellbeing (Greek)
Natasa Lampitsi, pool of trainers, Cyprus Youth Council
- Equality of all Genders (Greek)
Iliana Petridou, pool of trainers, Cyprus Youth Council
- Quality Learning (Greek)
Kyriakos Stouppas, pool of trainers, Cyprus Youth Council
10:30-16:30 - European networks and programmes
Erasmus+, Euroguidance, Europass, Creative Europe, CERV, European Solidarity Corps, Enterprise Europe Network, EURAXESS for Researchers and more!