Author Archive for: Doxia Mina

Entries by Doxia Mina

The Philosophies of Happiness- Lecture Series

When the global Covid-19 pandemic hit the globe in March, there was no telling how long the crisis would last. It’s not surprising that youth in the time of Covid-19 is feeling stressed and overwhelmed. They are deprived of their everyday routine, their friends and whatever they thought that it was “normal”, founding themselves isolated […]

Personal Finance for Young People or Personal Finance – Lecture Series

Research has revealed that financial literacy in Cyprus is very low among young people in Cyprus. In fact, six out of ten young people in Cyprus do not have a sufficient level of financial literacy. Responding to the need to promote this skill, the Youth Information Centres of the Youth Board of Cyprus, in collaboration […]

Mental health in times of crisis: online workshops by YICs

Individuals experience and perceive crises in their own ways, even if these crises are universal and thus shared and experienced by others as well. Even though the current pandemic was a global phenomenon that affected the world, individuals perceived it each in/their own way and found different challenges and obstacles to overcome. These situations can […]

Re-Cycle Workshop: Transform an old bike into a flower bed

Under the title “Re-Cycle”, the Youth Information Centre of Agros organised a workshop to transform old bicycles into flowerbeds, which now decorate the parks and squares of Agros village. This initiative was carried out under ERYICA‘s “Greening Youth Work” priority and under goal #10, “Sustainable Green Europe” of the EU Youth Goals. Young participants had […]

What is the #STANDFORSOMETHING campaign?

The Youth Information Centers of the Youth Board of Cyprus support #STANDFORSOMETHING, a youth engagement campaign coordinated by the European Youth Card Association (EYCA) and funded by the European Parliament. At its helm are 21 European Youth Activists aged between 16-29 years old from 16 EU countries, eager to engage young Europeans in conversations and […]

Students Empowerment Summer School

The Students Empowerment Summer School was held for the 5th consecutive year by the Youth Information Centres of the Youth Board of Cyprus and aimed at encouraging and cultivating personal and emotional development and the acquisition of skills that will help the participants become more efficient as students. At the same time by participating young […]

Theatre and the Cypriot Society

Τhere is no doubt that theatre is not confined to the limits of the scene, but extends to social, cultural, and political spheres. The Youth Information Centres of the Youth Board of Cyprus in cooperation with the Cyprus Centre of the International Theatre Institute (CCOITI) co-organised a series of four online seminars under the title […]

“EcoQuiz’’ – An environmental online quiz competition

Our world faces multiple challenges in terms of securing ecological sustainability and addressing climate change. The high percentage of greenhouse emissions, plastic and food waste, pesticide use, and other threats to biodiversity makes it imperative that the world, and especially young people, become more aware of environmental issues, and finding ways to bring change starting […]

Youth’s perceptions on politics, peace and inter-communal dialogue

The voices of young people calling for change and peace in Cyprus are often ignored or suppressed. In an attempt to highlight the significance of their role in bringing change, Dr. Cihan Dizdaroğlu will present insights from his research on youth perceptions regarding politics, peace, and inter-communal dialogue (supported by PRIO/FES). Additionally, he will share […]

Διαδικτυακό εργαστήρι: Τεχνικές διαχείρισης χρόνου μελέτης και άγχους Ι

Πώς οργανώνω καλύτερα το χρόνο μελέτης; Πώς μπορώ να διαχειριστώ αποτελεσματικά το άγχος για τις εξετάσεις; Πώς να μην αφήσω το άγχος να με καταβάλει πριν από μια εξέταση; Ο Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου, διοργανώνει διαδικτυακό εργαστήρι με θέμα: «Τεχνικές διαχείρισης χρόνου μελέτης και άγχους Ι». Σκοπός του εργαστηρίου είναι να προτείνει διάφορες τεχνικές για αποτελεσματική […]