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Natural Sciences

Europe & North America


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The country participates in the Reducing Earthquake Losses in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (RELEMR) programme with the purpose of assessing, evaluating and reducing expected earthquake losses.

It is also involved in a project that studies coastal vulnerability to sea level change, a key issue in Cyprus. Below you can access the projects that are currently being implemented in the country within the framework of UNESCO’s Natural Sciences Sector.


Earth Sciences

- Coastal vulnerability related to sea level change (IGCP, Project 515)

Basic Sciences

- International Centre for Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) in Allan, Jordan

Sciences Policy and Sustainable Development

- Avicenna Virtual Campus (AVICENNA)


Natural Disaster Reduction

- Reducing Earthquake Losses in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (RELEMR) programme

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