Eastern Mediterranean Landscape

Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Region Nodal Office (MENA)

The Cyprus Institute

+358-22-208621

The Cyprus Institute
P.O. Box 27456
CY-1645 Nicosia
Cyprus

Focus on: Research at the Energy, Environment and Water Research Center (EEWRC) of The Cyprus Institute is focused on: Climate change and impacts, mitigation adaptation strategies; renewable energies and energy efficiency in the built environment, environmental monitoring and observations; water scarcity and the management of water and natural resources, sustainable development. 

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Events

 

February

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Sunday, February 2, 2020 (All day) to Tuesday, February 4, 2020 (All day)

ABSTRACT DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 31ST! The Future Earth MENA Regional Center, in cooperation with the University of Bahrain is organizing a conference on water challenges that will have a distinct focus on the Eastern Mediterranean, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA Region). Addressing the theme “Water in the MENA Region: Preparing for a Changing World”, the conference will be held at the University of Bahrain, February 2 to 4, 2020.

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Jobs

 

Technical Consultant for data discovery and mobilization on land-use and biodiversity change in Arabic-speaking countries

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

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Monday, August 5, 2019

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig and Leipzig University offer this position in Leipzig as soon as possible. The preferred starting date is August to October 2019 or shortly thereafter.

News

 

GLP News

October 22, 2019

The newly-established Eastern Mediterranean Middle East – Climate and Atmosphere Research Centre (EMME-CARE) at the Cyprus Institute, the home of GLP's MENA Nodal Office, will devise adaptation strategies for climate change impacts with sound scientific basis, and involve stakeholders and decision makers.

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May 8, 2019

Researchers including GLP Member Žiga Malek have published an overview and spatial analysis of implemented strategies in the region.

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July 24, 2018

GLP Member Ziga Malek and GLP Fellow Peter Verburg have found that improving the state of water resources while increasing food production is possible. Their article was published in Global Environmental Change.

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April 11, 2018

The international summit-conference will address the scientific basis of Climate Change in the region, its various impacts and challenges, mitigation/adaptation strategies, policy challenges and governance. This Conference will be preceded by two days of “more focused” scientific workshops (16th and 17th). The Pre-Conference workshops will examine in detail issues related to Air pollution and Climate Change, and interconnections with Energy and Agriculture in the region in view of the ongoing of Climate Change. The overall goal of the Summit-Conference would be to launch a “Nicosia Declaration” regarding the scientific basis of Climate Change in the region, including the high-level propositions for mitigation/ adaptation strategies.

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