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Recently Completed and Future Events

7th International Conference on Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency, Nicosia, 12-14 October 2023

STeDI-RC, along with EEWRC’s Energy Department, have actively contributed to the 7th series of this Conference, which is an established event for the energy community of Cyprus, with a number of papers, keynote speeches, and session moderations.


28th Annual conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Limassol, 27-30 June 2023

The European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) is one of the largest and most prominent scientific associations worldwide in the field of Environmental and Resource Economics. Its Annual Conference attracts over 750 participants from academic institutions, the public sector, and private industry. There are participants from over 40 countries in Europe and beyond who conduct research, design policy, and operate in the field of environmental and resource economics. EAERE’s 28th Annual Conference was held in Cyprus in June 2023. Professor Theodoros Zachariadis, Interim Director of STeDI-RC, chaired the Local Organizing Committee and co-chaired the Program Committee of the conference.

The edited recordings of several sessions are available on the EAERE YouTube channel in the EAERE2023 dedicated playlist. A short video with the Conference highlights is now also available on YouTube.


Workshop on the Human Resources Needed for the Green Transition of Cyprus

As part of its policy and foresight related work, STeDI-RC organized on 19 June 2023 a workshop entitled “Does Cyprus Have Adequate Human Resources to Implement the Green Transition?”. It involved an open discussion and exchange of information between stakeholders from the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry, the Human Resource Development Authority, the Cyprus Energy Agency, the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Federation of Employers and Industrialists, and trade unions SEK and PEO on the identification of labor shortages and skills in the Cypriot economy related to green energy and environmental sectors.

Participants agreed that there is still limited information om this topic in Cyprus, which is critical both for businesses and public authorities in view of the need to accelerate the implementation of green policies and measures. Stakeholders agreed to continue the interaction and discussions in the near future.


1st Annual Event on the Recovery and Resilience Plan of Cyprus, Nicosia, 2 December 2022

Professor T. Zachariadis, Interim Director of STeDI-RC, moderates the panel discussion between the Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry Ms. Natasa Pilides, the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Mr. Yiannis Karousos, the Director of the Recovery Task Force of the European Commission Ms. Maria Teresa Fabregas Fernandez, and the Director of the Cypriot environmental NGO Terra Cypria Mr. Lefkios Sergides.


IAEA-CyI Joint Event on Energy and Climate Planning, Nicosia, 10-12 October 2022

The Cyprus Institute’s STeDI-RC researchers hosted a Regional Meeting on Integrated Energy and Climate Planning, organized in the frame of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s project RER2018 “Analyzing Low Carbon Pathways towards an Ambitious Decarbonized Energy Sector by 2050”. Academics and senior officers from governmental authorities of fourteen countries participated in the three-day discussions. Experts from the European Commission, the European Environment Agency, the International Energy Agency, the International Renewable Energy Agency, and the Energy Community Secretariat joined the discussions with topical presentations on the international energy and climate policy landscape.

The meeting was also attended by officers from national authorities of Cyprus such as the Ministry of Finance, the Central Bank, and the Fiscal Council of the country.

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