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06/10/2017
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Launch of the European Research Project AGRICYGEN
During 13-15 September 2017, the successful launch event and first consortium meeting place of the European Project AGRICYGEN (CYprus AGRIcultural Genomics CENtre) took place at the Agricultural Research Institute, Lefkosia, Cyprus. The project is funded by the Teaming (Phase 1) call of the Horizon 2020 framework programme. AGRICYGEN aims at establishing a Centre of Excellence in Animal ...


06/10/2017
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Higher Hotel Institute’s student-run restaurant re-opens to the public
The Higher Hotel Institute, Cyprus (HHIC) is proud to announce the re-opening of its Student Training Restaurant as from the 17/10/2017. The Restaurant will be open to the public for lunch three days a week, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 13:30 until 15:00 and charges are set at cost price. You are advised to reserve a table in advance. The Restaurant is operated by the stu...


06/10/2017
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Poverty and social exclusion 2016
At Risk of Poverty or Social Exclusion (AROPE) 27,7% According to the results of the survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) 2016, with income reference period year 2015, 27,7% of the population or 233.942 persons were at risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE indicator, one of the 9 headline indicators in the European Union’s strategy «Europe 2020»). Namely, 27,7% of the popu...


06/10/2017
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The UNSG’s Spokesman replied to press questions on Cyprus
During yesterday’s regular press briefing at UN headquarters in New York, the UN Secretary-General’s Spokesperson, Mr Stιphane Dujarric, replied to a question on whether the UN Secretary-General (UNSG) has submitted his report on Cyprus to the Security Council. Mr Dujarric was also invited to comment on the so-called foreign minister’s statement on their new policy, which will allow the ...


05/10/2017
Announcements

International colloquium “Nea Paphos and western Cyprus: New archaeological and historical perspectives”
The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, within the framework of Pafos, European Capital of Culture 2017, announces the organization of an international colloquium entitled: “Nea Paphos and Western Cyprus: New archaeological and historical perspectives”. The main aim of this scientific meeting, besides the presentation of new discoveries made by t...


05/10/2017
Announcements

Consumer price index: September 2017 - Inflation -0,4%
In September 2017 the Consumer Price Index increased by 0,28 units to 98,76 units compared to 98,48 units in August 2017. Compared to September 2016, CPI is decreased by 0,4%, while for the period January - September 2017 CPI is increased by 0,7% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. (Table 1) In the twelve-month period from October 2016 to September 2017, in compar...


05/10/2017
Announcements

Cyprus embassy in Cuba presented “Reflecting Aphrodite” dance performance; a Cyprus – Cuban project cooperation
On 29, 30 September and 1st of October 2017 the contemporary dance performance “Reflecting Aphrodite” was presented at the Gran Teatro “Alicia Alonso”, in Havana. The production was a work of cooperation between the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Havana and the Cuban contemporary dance group “Rosario Cardenas”, aiming to highlight the common characteristics between Goddess Aphro...


04/10/2017
Announcements

Registered Unemployed: September 2017
The unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of September 2017, reached 27.951 persons. Based on the seasonally adjusted data that show the trend of unemployment, the number of registered unemployed for September 2017 decreased to 32.493 persons in comparison to 33.187 in the previous month. (Table 1) In comparison with September 2016, a decrease of ...


04/10/2017
Announcements

Use of Unmanned Aircraft (Uavs /Drones) within populated areas or over crowds of people
Due to the increased reporting for illegal flying of Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs /Drones, carrying out aerial photography and videography activity for various private and public social events like weddings and other recreational and sports events, as well as for other amateur drone flying, within populated/residential areas, the Cyprus Department of Civil Aviation, informs the pu...


02/10/2017
Announcements

Results of treasury bill auction: 12 Week Treasury Bills (6.10.2017-29.12.2017) for the amount of €100.000.000
The Public Debt Management Office announces that during today’s 12 Week Treasury Bills Auction, tenders for a total amount of €231,8 mn were submitted, out of which, €100 mn total nominal value have been accepted with a weighted average yield of -0,06%. The accepted yields ranged between -0,04% and -0,08%. The comprehensive results of the auction are shown below: Announced amount €10...

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