Daily Archives: June 11, 2020

CoE urges Cyprus to better protect trafficking victims

Europe’s human trafficking watchdog has voiced concern over Cyprus’ failure to grant free legal aid and expertise to victims during criminal proceedings.   In its third evaluation on Cyprus, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking

COVID19: Cyprus airlines subsidy to boost tourism

Cyprus has prepared a €6.3 mln incentive scheme to boost its flight connectivity by attracting more airlines after lifting COVID-19 travel restrictions.   The government has decided to push forward with a six-month scheme aiming to encourage airlines to put

Epidemiologist urges people to continue to be vigilant, condemns irresponsible behaviour

People must continue to be vigilant and to take all necessary protection measures against the coronavirus, member of the scientific team and professor of the microbiology and molecular virology of the University of Nicosia’s Medical School, PetrosKarayiannis has told CNA,

Bi-communal Peace Initiative calls for the immediate reopening of all crossing points

Bi-communal Peace Initiative-United Cyprus has handed over on Thursday a message for Cyprus President NicosAnastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, by which it demands the immediate reopening of all crossing points, taking all necessary precautions.   The Peace Iniviative

Professor Kostrikis to represent the Cyprus Academy at EASAC

Professor LeontiosKostrikis, a founding member of the Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts, has been accepted as a member of the European Academies` Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Biosciences Steering Panel, an announcement by the Cyprus Academy says.   It

COVID19: Peace activists demand crossings reopen

Peace activists demanded on Thursday that Cypriot leaders order the immediate reopening of all crossing points to allow free movement across Cyprus’ divide as lockdown eases.   Bi-communal Peace Initiative-United Cyprus sent a message to Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and