AEQUITAS is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of Human Rights Education, Citizenship Education and Intercultural Education in Cyprus.

Vision

AEQUITAS’ vision is to contribute to the creation of a society in which human rights are understood, protected and promoted with a view to strengthening the respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, cultivating a sense of value for human dignity, ensuring gender equality in all spheres, achieving respect for cultural diversity, empowering people to become active citizens and, moreover, enhancing principles such as democracy and solidarity.

Mission

AEQUITAS’ mission is to implement all its activities on the basis of  human rights principles as enshrined in the International Bill of Human Rights and other International and European Conventions on issues pertaining to human rights. AEQUITAS seeks to raise awareness and educate individuals and groups on issues pertaining to human rights, intercultural dialogue and citizenship.

Activities

  • Provides Human Rights Education, Citizenship Education and Intercultural Education for a wide range of target audiences;
  • Empowers marginalized communities and individuals to know and uphold their rights;
  • Carries out awareness-raising campaigns on a variety of human rights issues;
  • Encourages human rights debate;
  • Carries out lobbying and adovcacy activities for human rights issues.

Credits

We would like to thank Andreas Droussiotis for some of the photographs used for this website.

Aequitas is comprised of a board of seven people. Please find a list of our board members below:

Natalie Alkiviadou

Director

Periklis Papaloukas

Secretary

Dimitris Souliotis

Board Member

Irena Zavrou

Board Member

Andreas Alkiviades

Board Member

Mixalis Paraskevas

Board Member

Natale Mastoroudes

Board Member

Aequitas has appointed a Senior Advisory Board comprised of the following members:

Dr. Nikos Peristianis

Senior Advisory Board Member

Dr. Craig Webster

Senior Advisory Board Member

Dr. Iliana Nikolaou

Senior Advisory Board Member

Aequitas has appointed Associates Board comprised of the following members:

Chryso Frangoudi

Associate

Giorgos Evridichoros

Associate

Willy Totoro

Associate

Vasiliki Panagiotou

Associate