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European Commission Representation in Cyprus

Press resources and contacts

The Representation’s Press Office works to keep the Cypriot press informed on European matters and to increase awareness of the role of the European Union in the life of Cypriot people.

The press team

The Press Office responds directly to a wide range of press and media enquiries on EU issues. In addition, it actively promotes media coverage of the EU by initiating regular contacts with the media and publishing press releases on current EU topics of interest to Cypriot audience. It also organises information and communication events and represents the Commission at press conferences in Cyprus.

The Press Office also manages the Representation's website as well as its Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages.


Head of Press: Athanasios ATHANASIOU
Email: Athanasios [dot] ATHANASIOUatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (Athanasios[dot]ATHANASIOU[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)

Press Officer: Kezban Akansoy
Email: Kezban [dot] AKANSOYatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (Kezban[dot]AKANSOY[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)


European Commission spokesperson's service

The spokesperson's service (SPP) operates under the political authority of the President of the Commission and in cooperation with national representations of the European Commission. It is responsible for issuing press releases, organising press conferences and dealing with press queries. The spokespersons are responsible for specific Commission policy areas.

The Spokesperson's Service

Press material from the Commission Spokesperson's Service

Media Accreditation - Journalists, photographers and TV crews need accreditation to enter the European Commission, Parliament and Council press zones.


EU-wide press resources


Audiovisual service

The European Commission's audiovisual service provides a range of free services and materials to journalists including:


Related links

European Parliament Press Office in Cyprus - The European Parliament's Office in Cyprus can organise interviews with MEPs, and provides information on European Parliament decisions.

Multimedia Centre of the European Parliament

Newsroom of the Council of the EU and European Council

EU resources for writers and publishers

EU symbols

Contact details for other key EU institutions

Permanent Representation of the Republic of Cyprus to the EU

European Consumer Centre Cyprus