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YENESIS at the ClimateLaunchpad Final in Cyprus
On the 11th of September, the YENESIS project was presented during the ClimateLaunchpad National Final in Cyprus.
ClimateLaunchpad is the word’s largest green business idea competition and it aims to highlight the best cleantech ideas across the Globe. It is part of the entrepreneurship offerings of EIT Climate-KIC and runs concurrently in more than 50 countries and locations across the Globe. The official organiser of ClimateLaunchpad in Cyprus is Chrysalis LEAP, a partner of YENESIS, in cooperation with Climate-KIC.
Climate-KIC is the main public-private initiative of the EU, aiming to tackle climate change. It is one of the Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) created in 2010 by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), the EU body tasked with creating sustainable European growth while dealing with the global challenges of our time. Climate-KIC consists of an international network of companies, academic institutions and the public sector.
During the National Final in Cyprus Savvas Vlachos, the Director of the Cyprus Energy Agency, lead partner at the YENESIS project, and Stelios Procopiou, Managing Director of Chrysalis LEAP presented the project to the attendees. During the presentationthe informational video created for the project, was shown for the first time.
The ClimateLaunchpad National Final event, was attended by more than90people, including representatives from the wider business sector in Cyprus, as well as young individuals interested in the start-up landscape. This year representatives from EITalso attended the final. The event was also featured on local newspapers with mentions to the YENESIS project (online & traditional)
YENESIS at the 2nd United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Steering Committee on Education for Sustainable Development
On the 27th & 28th of September the YENESIS project will participate in the 2nd United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Steering Committee on Education for Sustainable Development regarding the strategic planning of th Education for Sustainable Development for 2030. YENESIS was invited to contribute with its insights on the topic of “Entrepreneurship, employment, innovation and education for sustainable development”.
On the 2nd and the 3rd of May, the United Nations Economy Commission for Europe (UNECE) held the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) steering committee in Geneva (Palais des Nations) once again invited YENESIS to present theproject as an exemplary case study that can influence and shape future initiatives or support existing actions on such issues. The consortium was represented by the Cyprus Energy Agency, the lead partner of the YENESIS Project.
UNECE ESD committee is the biggest worldwide committee along with UNESCO for strategic planning and implementation of education for sustainable development at an international, regional and national level. 65 countries participated in this committee with national nominations to discuss and take actions on processes and mechanisms to implement UN SDGs according to the new worldwide agenda for UN SDGs 2030.
YENESIS project presented as a good study during a study visit in Cyprus
YENESIS was presented at the 3rd study visit of the RESOR project in Cyprus. RESOR aims to promote best practices to support energy efficiency and renewable energy use in businesses in the EU islands and other remote regions. The methodology of YENESIS was presented by the Cyprus Energy Agency, the lead partner of YENESIS, and a partner at the RESOR project, as a good practice for entrepreneurship in the topic of sustainability.
On the 10th of Septemberthe Regional Agency for Energy and Environment of the Autonomous Region of Madeira(AREAM), the Portuguese partner of the YENESIS project organised an informational event about YENESIS.
During the event young people currently living in Madeira, had the opportunity to learn more about the project and be informed about the benefits and opportunities of YENESIS.
The event was also featured on local media.