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International Day for Monuments and Sites event: PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION AND LECTURE

Opening ceremony for the photographic exhibition «Akamas: Nature, Myth, Man» and lecture by Professor Michael Skoullos titled “Akamas: Nature, Myth, Man. Biosphere reserves, a comprehensive proposal by UNESCO”.
Thursday, 3 May 2018, 18:00
Visitors centre of the archaeological site of Kato Pafos and Pafos Castle.

The exhibition, which was first presented at Famagusta Gate in Nicosia in October 2017, is organized by the Department of Antiquities and the Cyprus Section of ICOMOS. The exhibition focuses on the presentation of the two major components of the Akamas peninsula: Nature and Man. The exhibition aspires to be a conversation starter for the present and future of this natural and cultural treasure that we have inherited, in the hope of contributing to the protection and management policies under discussion for the peninsula and to assist in the implementation of a sustainable development strategy for the area.

The lecture of Professor Michael Skoullos, president of the Greek National Committee for UNESCO/MAB (Man and the Biosphere Programme) is aimed at presenting the UNESCO programme on biosphere reserves in relation to man, nature protection and sustainable development.

The event is held under the auspices of the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Mrs Vassiliki Anastassiadou,

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