University of Cyprus, Nicosia
Mrs. Alessia Clocchiatti (DG MARE officer) visited the University of Cyprus to be updated on the MENTOR project and other blue initiatives / project take place in Cyprus at a workshop entitled “The MENTOR project & Other Blue Initiatives in Cyprus”. Mrs. Clocchiati delivered the opening talk entitled “Latest developments of the EU maritime skills policy and next steps”. The two invited speakers Dr. Aravella Zachariou (Cyprus Pedagogical Institute) and Dr. Michalis Ierides (CYMEPA) talked about “SeaPeoples Summer School -Ocean Literacy exercise” and “Adopt a ship program”, respectively. Daniel Hayes (UCY) gave a talk on “Offshore Fish Farming” while Angelos Ktoris (MARINEM) and George Nicolaides (UCY) presented the PELAGOS and MAESTRALE projects, respectively. The second part of the Workshop was devoted to the MENTOR project with the active participation of the project partenrs: Georgios Georgiou (UCY), Zacharias Siokouros, Sofia Marangidou, Angelos Ktoris, George Triantaphyllidis (MARINEM), Nikolaos Ventikos (NTUA), and Ilze Atanasova (MCB).