Communication, Public Awareness and Stakeholder Involvement


  1. Strategy and implementation of Public Awareness Raising Campaigns on Environmental and Environmental Technology Issues
  2. Design and implementation of Environmental Education schemes in schools, Universities and Organizations
  3. Organization of Environmental events
  4. Organization of scientific events (Conferences, workshops, focused group meetings)
  5. Mass Media
  6. International Networking

Relevant Experiences:

Support of NGOs

ISOTECH provides several NGOs, such as the CESF (the Cyprus Environmental Stakeholder Forum)and AKTI Project and Research Centre as well as Youth Organizations and CSOs, with scientific support on a need basis. An example includes ISOTECH’s participation at AKTI’s conference on social inclusion through environmental activities, which took place in Nicosia, Cyprus on 18 November 2014. You can read an article with the conference’s outputs here.

Organization of scientific and decision-support workshops

In ISOTECH we believe that science must be connected to civil society. Therefore, ISOTECH organizes local and international dedicated workshops for:

Weekly radio program

The Director of ISOTECH M.I. Loizides, produces and co-presents the weekly program “EUROPEAN ISSUES” presented every Wednesday, 8:00 am – 9:00 am on ASTRA Radio Station (92,8 Cyprus). The program discusses issues related to the environment, quality of life and the European Union. Co-presentation: George Pavlides, journalist, Director of ASTRA RADIO, Xenia I. Loizidou, ISOTECH’s co-director. The program started in 2000 and has since been on air every week. Below you can hear a few of the shows (in Greek):

Radio show from 18 September 2013:

Radio show from 05 March 2013:

Radio show from 26 March 2014:

Articles in newspapers and magazines

The personnel of ISOTECH regularly publishes articles in Cypriot newspapers and magazines, on environmentally related issues. Specifically:

  • – ISOTECH’s directors write on a weekly page of ‘Politis’ newspaper (the second largest newspaper in circulation in Cyprus). You can find all the articles here.
  • – ISOTECH staff also regularly contribute articles to scientific peer reviewed journals and conferences. All related articles can be accessed here.
  • – ISOTECH personnel also contribute to the Avant Garde free press magazine and Fileleftheros newspaper.

TV interviews

ISOTECH personnel is regularly hosted on national and local TV interviews to discuss issues of environmental concern. Additionally, ISOTECH’s activities are regularly featured on national TV channel news and broadcasts. You can find some examples of this coverage and interviews in our Video Gallery.