Andreas Andreou is a Researcher and Project Manager at Aequitas.
His role at AEQUITAS includes, project management for the Horizon 2020 project ‘Sherpa’ and the Erasmus+ project ‘MY SITE’. He is also trainer at AEQUITAS’ human rights education seminars.
He has experience in projects on human rights, peace education, democracy and intercultural dialogue. He is also a trained human rights education trainer.
He is interested and actively involved in hate speech, both professionally and academically. He takes part, on a European level, in the developments regarding the monitoring of online hate speech and he implements, on behalf of Aequitas, the monitoring exercise of the European Commission for the Cypriot context, following the adoption of the Code of Conduct on countering illegal hate speech online.
He holds a BA Humanities from the University of Essex and an LLM Master of Laws from the University of Central Lancashire Cyprus. His BA dissertation was on the right to conscientious objection and it won the 2013 Dissertation Prize from the Centre of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities from the University of Essex. His LLM Dissertation was on Homophobic and Transphobic Speech and he evaluated the international, European and Cypriot legal framework.
Andreas is the author of the research book ‘Berengaria, The Hotel of the Kings’ (iWrite, 2010).