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The Cyprus Institute is Awarded the Certification of Employer of Gender Equality

The Cyprus Institute was awarded the certification of Employer of Gender Equality from the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance.


The certification was awarded in an official ceremony on the 2nd November 2015. Dr. Michalis Yiangou, Associate Vice President of Operations, received the certification from the Minister of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance of the Republic of Cyprus, Ms. Zeta Emilianidou.


Following an open invitation by the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance the Cyprus Institute applied for the specific certification. For securing it, the Institute went though a thorough assessment of its HR practices and the working conditions. The final stage of the assessment included an on site visit by officers of the Ministry of Labor. The aim of the assessment was to evaluate whether the Institute provides a workplace of fostering fairness and gender equality through its environment and practices.

The ceremony was also attended by Ms. Christiana Melodias, Head of Human Resources, Mr. Giorgos Charalambous, Human Resources Officer.


The Cyprus Institute is proud of the recognition and remains committed to creating awareness of both the challenges and opportunities of fostering a culture where CyI continues to champion gender equality and diversity.


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