Presentation on theme: "Future Worlds Center Registered as: Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute."— Presentation transcript:
Future Worlds Center Registered as: Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute
Republic of Cyprus Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti
Cyprus – Facts and Figures Official languages: Greek & Turkish Population: 801,851 Ethnic groups: 77% Greek, 18% Turkish, 5% other (2001 est.) First human activity 10,000 BC Ethnographic map of Cyprus prior inter-communal violence
Our Vision “Building inter-linked socio-techno-cultural worlds through science and dialogue”
Our Mission To explore and utilize the evolution of information and communication technologies to strengthen the process of peace-building and civic education, and to disseminate and promote the principles of Human Rights, Tolerance and Diversity.
Our Projects This entails that: A scientific project must have social value in order to be approved for hosting under our umbrella; A social intervention project must have scientific grounding and methods in order to be supported by our structures.
Our Mission FWC concentrates its efforts in three areas of action: the role of new media and technology in bridging the educational, economic, political and other gaps in society by facilitating learning; the promotion of development education; engagement in humanitarian affairs by providing practical assistance to victims of torture, asylum seekers and refugees, as well as increasing public awareness of such issues.
MobLang Responsibilities Overall Project Management & Coordination – WP1 Monitoring & Evaluation – WP9 Design and Development of Mobile Phone System with Luzia Research – WP3 Coordination of User Trials – WP10 Coordination of Dissemination & Development of Materials – WP6 & WP7 Coordination of Exploitation – WP11 Organization of local activities in cooperation with UCY Communication with and Reporting to EC