“AWARE” SEMINAR AT LEFKARA LYCEUM – Young people for a world without discrimination and prejudices

The “Aware” campaign team organized a seminar at Lefkara High School, aiming to provide a better understanding of the migration and refugee phenomenon as well as starting a dialogue with young people about combating xenophobia. The seminar took place on Wednesday, November 6, in collaboration with the management of the Lyceum. The “Aware” team organized […]

Press Release – NEW “AWARE” SEMINAR CYCLE IN UNIVERSITIES Together with young people for a world without discrimination and prejudices.

While refugee crisis being one of the most important issues in public debate in Cyprus and the rest of the E.U., ”AWARE” team launches another round of seminars in universities on the occasion of the start of the new academic year. The campaign aims to inform and raise the awareness of young people about refugees […]

“Refugee woman, migrant woman in Cyprus” – Shocking testimonies and experiences of women.

Shocking testimonies and experiences of women, refugees and immigrants were heard during an event devoted to the female refugee and the immigrant woman in Cyprus. Women from Somalia, Syria, Congo and the Philippines have given their own messages through their experiential narratives, narrating what they have been through until they reach Cyprus, as well as […]

“Refugee woman, migrant woman in Cyprus”

The Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights and the AWARE campaign organise the event “Refugee woman, migrant woman in Cyprus”, on 9th July 2019, at 19:00, at the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Centre (Lykourgou street, Nicosia) The event is part of the actions and the awareness raising campaign of the Office of the […]

A party dedicated to refugees at Faneromeni

6th Annual Street Festival for the World Refugee Day For the 6th consecutive year, the Annual World Refugee Festival takes place at Faneromeni Square in Nicosia, on Friday, June 14, from 6pm to 10pm. Organizers of the event are the Cyprus Refugee Council and the Aware Campaign, under the auspices of the Municipality of Nicosia […]

European Action Week Against Racism “Aware” Campaign with active interventions – Infopoints in Nicosia’s City Centre

On the occasion of the European Action Week Against Racism (16 – 23 March 2019) the activities of the campaign of raising awareness “Aware” for refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants are being extended. In collaboration with the Cyprus Refugee Council, CARITAS and the Association of Recognized Refugees Cyprus, the “Aware” Campaign organises on Saturday, March […]

A new meeting place for refugees and asylum seekers

The Association of Recognised Refugees announced on Friday it had acquired its own space in Nicosia which will operate as a meeting point and a place where refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants can meet each other and express solidarity. The mission of the New Genesis Centre is to create a community among refugees, asylum seekers […]

M. Trajkovic: The Olympic champion who makes us proud, gives a humanitarian message!

Serbian origin sprinter Milan Trajkovic who is competing with the colors of our homeland, sends his own message of solidarity to the refugees and immigrants living in Cyprus.  He talks about his success in the Olympics in 2016, the first years in Cyprus where he found himself after the war in his country, the values ​​of life he […]

Honorary citizenship of the 16-year-old student Datis Amirkalali from Iran was granted by the Minister of the Interior, Konstantinos Petridis

Datis was born in Iran in 2002 and is of Iranian descent. He came to Cyprus with his parents in August 2011 and since then the family has been staying in our country as asylum seekers.  The 16-year-old attends a private school in Nicosia and is a good student. From 2015 he participates every year in the […]

Sisters from Cameroon have been admitted to the University of Cyprus

UNHCR calls for Cypriot universities to offer study opportunities to young refugees By Marios Demetriou 18-year-old sisters from Cameroon, Ruddy-Alocha EBUA (Nicoletta) and Edith-Britney Ade (Dimitra) living in Nicosia are waiting impatiently for a beautiful summer, expecting to come in September and begin their studies at the Department of French and European Studies of the […]