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CyI and the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) Sign Memorandum of Cooperation to Promote Research and Education

cna mouOn Wednesday, November 23rd, The Cyprus Institute and the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) that further strengthens the existing collaboration between the two organizations in promoting research, innovation and technology.

The MoC was signed by the Chairman of the CNA Board, Mr. Larcos Larcou, and the President of CyI, Professor Costas Papanicolas, in the presence of CNA Acting Director/Editor in Chief George Penintaex, and members of the Institute.

In statements after the signing ceremony, Mr. Larcou said that through this cooperation, CNA will contribute to the promotion of the innovative work being done in the Institute, so that its role becomes increasingly known in the Cypriot public but also beyond, since CNA has a network of activities in the EU, the Balkans and the Middle East.

“Our cooperation relates to an important field. It aims to highlight issues in the area of technology, innovation, innovative thinking, in a country which needs to do more in these areas. The Institute is a pioneer in this area and CNA wants to promote this pioneering thinking and creation”, he added.

Professor Papanicolas praised the important role of CNA in providing accurate information in Cyprus and the wider region and said that the CyI is looking forward to this cooperation.

"We hope that through this cooperation, we will have an important tool in achieving our common goals to the benefit of Cyprus and the wider region”, he said.

He pointed out that the cooperation will promote the work being done in the Institute, the Cypriot science and innovation, as well as the regional cooperation.

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