Xenia in Media

13 January 2023_Climate Change and the Energy Crisis (ELIAMEP)

An interview at ELIAMEP to discuss Climate Change and the Energy Crisis

23 January 2022_Opinion on the suggested breakwaters system in Chloraka

Links to online news portals which published the above article from ISOTECH’s Director, Dr Xenia I. Loizidou.




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15 October 2021_Xenia I. Loizidou on the construction of breakwaters in Cyprus (Alpha News)

An interview at Alpha News to discuss the problems arising from the construction of breakwaters around the island of Cyprus

06 October 2021_Eco-consultant is a joyful riot of passion and policies – (Cyprus Mail)

An article in Cyprus Mail about ISOTECH’s Director, Xenia I. Loizidou. Read it here.

07 June 2021_#WorldOceanDay – Seabed cleanup @ Larnaka Fishing Shelter (RIK)

17 December 2020_Dr Xenia I. Loizidou on Happy Hour (RIK) – ‘The destruction of our coasts is endless’ (video, in Greek)

29 May 2021 – The Environment and Environmental Justice – An Interview with Anna Koukkides on ‘The Zookeeper’

28 May 2020 – Xenia I. Loizidou appointed member of the Compliance Committee of the Barcelona Convention (Greek)

Dr. Xenia I. Loizidou was appointed member of the International Compliance Committee with the actions and obligations under the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean.

You can read the article here.

25 September 2019 Media coverage of Xenia Loizidou’s award as ‘Ambassador of the Mediterranean Coasts 2019’ (video, in Greek)

19 September 2019 Xenia Loizidou on CyBC’s ‘Happy Hour’ to talk about the innovative social media campaign ‘#potavristou’, which aimed to engage as many people as possible in coastal and marine cleanups, thus raising awareness about marine litter (video, in Greek)

Xenia Loizidou’s interview for Phileleftheros Newspaper talking about the activities of the NGO ‘AKTI Project and Research Centre’ (article and video, in Greek)

You can read the article here

and watch the whole interview below

Xenia Loizidou on ANT1 TV speaking about simultaneous beach and seabed cleanups being organised in Cyprus and Malta in September 2019, 31 August 2019 (in Greek)

Xenia Loizidou on CYBC talking about marine litter, 27 May 2019 (in Greek)

Xenia was an invited guest at the morning show ‘Omorfi Mera Kathe Mera’ where she talked about marine litter and presented ongoing work of in Cyprus to address it.

25 January 2019 – an article in PafosNet about Xenia Loizidou’s election in the WECANet Management Committee (in Greek)

WECANet is made up of 124 universities and research organisation from around Europe, who will work together to coordinate research priorities and actions within the very promising marine renewable energy sector.

Ms Loizidou’s tasks as an elected member of the Committee include, inter alia, the promotion of science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM), marine dynamics and renewable energy to Europe’s youth and especially young women.

You can read the article here.

6 December 2018 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview on ANT1 TV (in Greek)

As a host of ANT1 TV’s ‘Mera Mesimeri’ broadcast, Ms Loizidou was interviewed about marine litter and especially the problems raised by plastic marine litter and actions that can be taken to address it.

4 December 2018 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview on CYBC (in Greek)

Xenia Loizidou was on CYBC’s ‘Proti Enimerosi’ morning news broadcast to discuss issues surrounding plastic marine pollution and the activities implemented by AKTI Project and Research Centre within its Zero Waste Beach project to address the issue.

5 August 2018 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview in Phileleftheros Newspaper (in Greek)

 An interview by Xenia Loizidou on plastic marine pollution and how it can be addressed through the involvement of touristic enterprises. You can read the interview here.

6 June 2018 – Xenia Loizidou on Alpha Enimerosi (Alpha Cyprus TV) talking about marine litter (in Greek)

 Xenia was an invited guest at the news broadcast by Alpha Cyprus to discuss marine litter, on the occasion of World Environment Day. She spoke about the sources and impacts of marine litter and about possible solutions.

21 May 2018 – Xenia Loizidou on the news programme Alpha Enimerosi talking about Akamas (in Greek)

 Xenia was an invited guest at the news broadcast by Alpha Cyprus to discuss recent and ongoing developments in the protected area of Akamas, in Cyprus.

26 January 2018 – Xenia Loizidou Coordinated the Cyprus Agriculture Conference (in Greek)

 CYBC’s coverage of the Cyprus Agriculture Conference which took place in Larnaca, Cyprus on 26 January 2018. Xenia Loizidou of ISOTECH Ltd coordinated the conference and also presented the experience of AKTI’s COOP-Green Cluster, an innovative platform for small and nano-enterprises in Cyprus, which facilitates the development of synergistic relationships between its members as means of promoting growth, extroversion and internationalisation

10 September 2017 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview in Eurokerdos (in Greek)

 An interview by Xenia Loizidou about blue growth in Cyprus (potential, obstacles, job creation). You can read the interview here.

30 April 2017 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview in Phileleftheros newspaper about coastal management in Cyprus (in Greek)

In this interview, ISOTECH’s Director, Xenia I. Loizidou, discusses the management of coastal areas in Cyprus, addressing the issue of large coastal developments and also the need for integrated coastal management that takes into account the sustainable use of the coasts and the sea. Xenia also mentions the ongoing project SAVEMEDCOASTS  funded by the Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations that aims to assess and manage the risks and threats that are posed by sea level rise in the Mediterranean. In the article Xenia stressed out that the coasts of Cyprus are the most important natural resource of the island and for this reason blue growth should become our priority. You can read the interview here.

22 March 2017 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview on CYBC News about SAVEMEDCOASTS

10 February 2017 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview for the European Network for Women in Leadership (in English)

ISOTECH’s Director, Xenia I. Loizidou, is the first Cypriot woman to become a member of the European Network for Women in Leadership (WIL). On the occasion of Xenia’s two recent awards, the Stelios Bi-communal Award and the international award from the Women Economic Forum “for business and leadership, contributing to a better world”, WIL Europe interviewed Xenia on her work in environmental protection, her experience as a woman engineer in a male-dominated environment and her overall take on women in leadership positions. You can read the interview here.

25 January 2017 – Xenia Loizidou’s 5 minute interview in Phileleftheros about DeCyDe-4 and New European Knowledge Developed in Cyprus (in Greek)

In this interview, Xenia discusses the European Commission’s recent publication of a list of tools that produce “New Knowledge” in Europe, which includes ISOTECH’s DeCyDe-4 method and toolbox, and specifically its implementation in the projects IRIS-SES and ActionMed. You can read the interview here.

25 September 2016 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview in Cyprus Mail (in English)

 A short interview by Xenia Loizidou to Annette Chrysostomou about breakwaters and coastal erosion in Cyprus. You can read the interview here.

21 September 2016 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview for InBusiness News (in Greek)

The importance of the Green Cluster Awards & Trade Fair was the topic of an interview that Xenia Loizidou gave to InBusiness News. Ms Loizidou spoke about the way in which the Green Cluster promotes synergies and collaboration between micro and nano enterprises in Cyprus, and how this is the first time that a competition that awards synergies in being implemented in Cyprus.

18 August 2016 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview for InBusiness’s ‘Women in Business’ (in Greek)

ISOTECH’s Director, Xenia Loizidou, was invited to give an interview for InBusiness, and specifically for their Women in Business interview series, where she spoke about her professional career, her role models, her thoughts on work-life balance and gave some advice about young women pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams.

August 2016 – Article about Xenia Loizidou in the Bulgarian magazine ‘Economy’ (in Bulgarian)

An article written by journalist Branislava Bobanats, in the August edition of the Bulgarian magazine “Economy”. The artcle focuses on Ms Loizidou’s professional life, memberships and awards, including the recent “Iconic Women in Business Contributing to a Better World” Award that she received at the Women Economic Forum, held in New Delhi, India. You can read the entire article (in Bulgarian) below:

August 2016 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview in the local Aglantzia magazine En Demo Aglantzias on women and entrepreneurship (in Greek)

Xenia Loizidou of ISOTECH Ltd gave an interview in the 21st edition of the quarterly ‘Εν Δήμω Αγλαντζιάς’ magazine published by Aglantzia Municipality on women  and entrepreneurship and on inclusive growth. You can read the interview here.

03 June 2016 – Xenia Loizidou’s interview on CYBC regarding her ‘Iconic Women in Business’ Award

Xenia Loizidou of ISOTECH Ltd was a guest at CYBC’s ‘Από Μέρα Σε Μέρα’ (Apo Mera Se Mera) where she talked about the Award she received in New Delhi, during the Women’s Economic Forum “Iconic Women in Business Contributing to a Better World”

23 April 2016 – Xenia Loizidou and US Ambassador Kathleen A. Doherty talk about marine litter on CYBC news

In this CYBC prime time news coverage of a beach fun run and speed cleanup, organised by AKTI Project and Research Centre and the US Embassy in Cyprus, Xenia Loizidou and the US Ambassador in Cyprus, Kathleen A. Doherty, talk about the importance of addressing marine litter.

19 April 2016 – Xenia in the news on the occasion of CTO’s visit to Tehran

ISOTECH’s Director, Ms Xenia I. Loizidou, was one of three CTO representatives to visit Tehran, Iran to discuss potential collaboration opportunities between Cyprus and India in the tourism sector. You can read the relevant news articles here.

11 February 2016 – Xenia on Typos online newspaper

ISOTECH’s Director, Ms Xenia I. Loizidou, talks about the first Cypriot Marine Litter Database that was developed by ISOTECH’s expert team, and which was named ‘Tool of the Month’ by the Mare Nostrum Network, in an interview given to the Cyprus News Agency. In her interview, Ms Loizidou also discusses the means to appropriately and sustainably protect our coasts from erosion. The interview has been re-published through several Cypriot Mass Media (electronic and traditional). You can read the interview here.

1 May 2015 – Interview of Xenia Loizidou on ‘Proti Enimerosi’ regarding MARLISCO Final Event (Greek)

11 April 2015 – Xenia’s interview in Kathimerini Newspaper about sustainable tourism

In this interview in Kathimerini newspaper, entitled ‘Στροφή στην Αειφόρο Τουριστική Ανάπτυξη’, Xenia speaks about sustainable tourism in Cyprus. You can read the interview here (in Greek).

23 March 2015 – Apo Mera se Mera

Xenia’s interview about sustainability and safety in the tourism sector (in Greek).

02 March 2015 – Proti Enimerosi

Xenia’s interview about green entrepreneurship.

12 January 2015 – Interview on Reporter Neptune TV of Romania

Interview on NEPTUNE TV, Romania, regarding joint monitoring in MSFD and the implementation of the DeCyDe-4-IRIS methodology (in Romanian)

09 September 2014 – 5 minutes with Xenia Loizidou, Coastal Engineer

A short but informative interview on Phileleftheros newspaper on coastal erosion in Cyprus (in Greek)”Read it here

05 September 2014 – Cyprus Weekly

Xenia’s interview for The Cyprus Weekly on taking the lead in a male dominated society (in English) “Woman on Top

31 August 2014 -Kathimerini newspaper

The first Cypriot woman in the international network of women leaders” – Xenia’s interview in Kathimerini newspaper, where she discusses women in leadership and gender bias (in Greek)

May 2014 – Xenia’s presentation about marine litter, during the MARLISCO Video Contest Award Ceremony

April 2014 – On CYBC’s ‘Open Line’

Discussion between Mrs Xenia I. Loizidou and the mayor of Paralimni Mr Theodoros Pirillis about the coasts of Paralimni, on the CYBC show ‘Ανοικτή Γραμμή’

April 2011 – Interview to Demetris Argyrou about the NGO AKTI and the role of NGOs in Cyprus