The 1st Pancyprian Student Conference “Young Researchers on the Environment”, organized by the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education of the Cyprus Bishopry of Limassol, was successfully held. The conference was held at the Seminar Hall of the Holy Bishopry of Limassol on Saturday, May 27, 9:00 – 13:00. The conference was under the auspices of Environment Commissioner Ms Ioanna Panagiotou.
The Conference was organized by the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education (CYCERE) of the Holy Bishopry of Limassol and was supported by the following collaborating institutions:
- Cyprus University Environmental Education Research Team
- Frederick University School of Education
- Cyprus Technological University Department of Environmental Science and Technology
- CYMEPA – Friends of the sea
At the conference 26 student groups from 24 Primary schools from all over Cyprus presented the environmental actions and projects they designed and prepared during the school year 2016-2017. The conference was attended by more than 350 young environmental researchers and a great number of teachers that presented oral presentations, informative posters, songs, videos, plays and dances.
The main speech of the conference was given by the Assistant Professor of Environmental Education at the Frederick University School of Education Dr Chrysanthi Katzis – Beltran titled “I care”.
The projects of “Young Researchers for the Environment” were under 9 thematic regions: Waste, Environment and Culture, Biodiversity, Poverty, Production and Consumption, Forestry, Urban Development, Energy and Tourism
Click here to see the projects of the Conference