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Implementation of an awareness campaign to promote the CAP policies & benefits in Cyprus

 

 

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Co – financing: European Commission – DG Agri
Dates of implementation: 06/2017 – 05/2018
Description:

  • Organisation and implementation of informational seminars,
  • Drafting and design of informational and promotional material
  • Radio promotion
  • Internet promotion and social networking
  • Media activities
  • Website creation
  • Info points in local festivals
  • Implementation of workshops for stakeholders
  • Organisation of national conference
  • Organisation of Study visits
  • Production of good practices manual and teachers toolkit

 

Information campaign to raise awareness among the public and the local community

 

 

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Co – financing: Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus
Dates of implementation: 12/2016 – 11/2017
Description:

  • Production of fiction films and documentaries
  • Project identity design
  • Creation of information and promotional material
  • Implementation of seminars and workshops at schools and universities
  • Implementation of communication campaign
  • Organisation of conferences and events
  • Media promotion

 

FollowEurope

 

 

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Client: SPP Media Ltd
Co – financing: EP Grants – DG Communication and SPP Media Ltd
Dates of implementation: 11/2016 – 06/2017
Description:

  • Consulting on EU affairs, news and updates to be promoted
  • Communication campaign implementation
  • Project management

Integration programmes by local authorities

 

 

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Co – financing: Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus
Partners: Municipalities of Limassol, Ay. Athanasios, Mesa Yitonia, Yermasoyia and SKE Mesa Yitonias, Opinion & Action Services Ltd
Dates of implementation: 01/2014 – 06/2014 | 12/2014 – 06/2015 | 01/2016 – 01/2018
Description:

  • Design and implementation of communication strategy
  • Organisation and implementation of events, press briefings, workshops
  • Identity design
  • Creation of informational and promotional material
  • Below the Line media activities
  • Video production
  • Online and digital media management
  • Press and media office services

 

Integration programmes by local authorities – Paralimni Municipality

 

 

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Client: Enoros Consultants Ltd
Co – financing: Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus
Dates of implementation: 02/2016 – 12/2016 | 04/2017 – 02/2018
Description:

  • Design and implementation of communication strategy
  • Organisation and implementation of events, press briefings
  • Identity design
  • Creation of informational and promotional material
  • Online and digital media management
  • Press and media office services

 

Integration programmes by local authorities

 

 

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Co – financing: Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus
Partners: Municipalities of Aglantzia, Strovolos, Latsion, Idaliou, SKE Strovolou, ANEL, Opinion & Action Services Ltd
Dates of implementation: 01/2016 – 01/2018
Description:

  • Design and implementation of communication strategy
  • Organisation and implementation of events, press briefings
  • Identity design
  • Creation of informational and promotional material
  • Online and digital media management
  • Press and media office services

 

Integration programmes by local authorities

 

 

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Co – financing: Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus
Partners: Municipalities of Yeroskipou, Paphos, Peyia, Polis Chrysochous, SKE Yeroskipou, SKE Peyias, Opinion & Action Services Ltd
Dates of implementation: 12/2014 – 06/2015 | 01/2016 – 12/2017
Description:

  • Design and implementation of communication strategy
  • Organisation and implementation of events, press briefings, workshops
  • Identity design
  • Creation of informational and promotional material
  • Below the Line media activities
  • Video production
  • Online and digital media management
  • Press and media office services

 

EU in Solidarity

 

 

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Client: Kanali 6
Co – financing: EP Grants – DG Communication and Kanali 6
Dates of implementation: 05/2015 – 05/2016
Description:

  • Organisation of youth conference
  • Press Office Services
  • Project management

Integration programmes for TCNs offered by local authorities

 

 

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Co – financing: Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus
Partners: Municipalities of Nicosia, Strovolos, Ay. Dometiou, Lakatamias, Latsion, Egkomis, Aglantzias, Yeriou, Tseriou, Idaliou, SKE Nicosia, SKE Strovolou, ANEL, NVK Consultant Ltd, Opinion & Action Services Ltd
Dates of implementation: 12/2012 – 06/2013 | 12/2014 – 06/2015
Description:

  • Design and implementation of communication strategy
  • Organisation and implementation of events, press briefings, workshops
  • Identity design
  • Creation of informational and promotional material
  • Below the Line media activities
  • Video production
  • Online and digital media management
  • Press and media office services

 

Integration programmes for TCNs offered by local authorities

 

 

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Co – financing: Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus
Partners: Municipalities of Strovolos, Latsion, Egkomis, Aglantzias, Yeriou, Tseriou, Idaliou, SKE Strovolou, ANEL, Opinion & Action Services Ltd
Dates of implementation: 01/2013 – 06/2013 | 01/2014 – 06/2014
Description:

  • Design and implementation of communication strategy
  • Organisation and implementation of events, press briefings, workshops
  • Identity design
  • Creation of informational and promotional material
  • Below the Line media activities
  • Video production
  • Online and digital media management
  • Press and media office services

 

Programmes to raise awareness and inform the public in Cyprus on issues related to the beneficiaries of international protection

 

 

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Co – financing: European Asylum Fund and the Republic of Cyprus
Dates of implementation: 01/2010 – 06/2010 | 10/2010 – 06/2011 | 02/2013 – 06/2013 | 10/2013 – 06/2014
Description:

  • Production of documentaries
  • Project identity design
  • Creation of information and promotional material
  • Implementation of seminars and workshops at schools and universities
  • Implementation of communication campaign
  • Organisation of conferences and events
  • Media promotion

Actions for reducing the gender pay gap “Combating Occupational segregation based on gender – Provision of Training services among career consultants, educators and parents”

 

 

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Co – financing: European Social Fund (ESF) and Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance – Department of Labour Relations
Partners: EDEX LTD – UNIC, MIGS, CARDET, Opinion & Action Services Ltd
Dates of implementation: 03/2013 – 12/2015
Description:

  • Elaboration Manual Advisors Vocational Education
  • Development of Pre-primary, primary and secondary school guide
  • Implementation of teachers’ training programmes
  • Preparation of Guide for Parents and implementation of Parents’ education programmes

Informational Radio Programmes “Allos Aeras”

 

 

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Client: 107.6 FM (Politis)
Co – financing: EP Grants – DG Communication and 107.6 FM (Politis)
Dates of implementation: 03/2011 – 03/2012
Description:

  • Research and editorial support
  • Organisation of meetings with youth groups on issues concerning the future of Europe
  • Project Management

Provision of publicity consultant services for the promotion of incentive schemes for the unemployed, people with disabilities and vulnerable groups

 

 

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Co – financing: European Social Fund (ESF) and Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance – Department of Labour Relations
Partners: Telia & Pavla Ltd, Social Lab Ltd, Opinion & Action Services Ltd
Dates of implementation: 10/2010 – 06/2013
Description:

  • Strategic communication planning
  • Organisation of events
  • Promotion of active dialogue and consultation with social partners and stakeholders

The socio – political promotion of national social inclusion policies in Cyprus  

 

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Co – financing: European Social Fund (ESF) and Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance – Department of Labour Relations
Partners: Association for Social Reform (OPEK), Opinion & Action Services Ltd
Dates of implementation: 07/2010 – 11/2010
Description:

  • Organisation of workshops with political party officials and discussion on issues related to social exclusion and poverty in the context of the European Year of combating poverty and social exclusion

Educational seminars for journalists on issues related to TCNs integration policies and information management for public awareness

 

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Co – financing: European Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus
Dates of implementation: 03/2010 – 06/2010
Description:

  • Organisation of a series of meetings with journalists to inform and develop interactive discussion on asylum and migration issues
  • Contribution to the writing of the “Code of Practice for Journalists” and the “Guide to Good Journalism Practices” regarding migration.

Asylum Awareness Campaign

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The campaign aimed to raise awareness and inform the public in Cyprus on issues related to the beneficiaries of international protection was co-funded by the Refugee funds and the Republic of Cyprus. The title of our campaign was “Cyprus knows: We share the concern – Caring for others is to care for ourselves.” In the framework of the campaign a targeted informational campaign was designed that included organization of events, informational and educational seminars, production of mini documentaries, publication of informational and educational material in both Greek and English, competitions with the participation of the public, creation of website and social media.

Years of implementation: 2009-2010 / 2010-2011/ 2012-2013/ 2013-2014 

 

Limassol: One city, the whole world
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The program, implemented by the Limassol Municipality, as the head partner integration Programs for Third Country Nationals is co-funded by the Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus. Opinion participated to the program as a partner and was in charge of the creation of identity and design, communication strategy and the promotion of the program as well as the creation of the website and informational video.

Years of implementation: 2016-2017

Years of implementation: 2013-14/ 2014-15. 

New Channels for Integration

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The program, implemented by the Nicosia Municipality, as the head partner integration Programs for Third Country Nationals was co-funded by the Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus. Our company took part to the program as a subcontractor and provided advisory services to promote the program and was responsible for producing informative videos.

Years of implementation: 2011 and 2012 / 2012 – 2013 

Grey hair, experienced hands

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The program, implemented by the Strovolos Municipality, as the head partner Integration Programs for Third Country Nationals was co-funded by the Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus. Our company participated to the program as a partner and was in charge of the creation of identity and design, communication strategy and the promotion of the program as well as the production of the informational video.

Years of implementation: 2012 and 2013 / 2013-2014

Participating!

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The program ´Incentive Schemes for the unemployed, people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups was co-funded by the Department of Labour of the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance of the Republic of Cyprus and the European Social Fund. Opinion participated to the program by organizing events and offering services for the development of strategic communication plan, the promotion of the active dialogue and consultation with the social partners to promote projects. Opinion was part of a consortium with Telia & Pavla Ltd and Social Lab Ltd.

Years of implementation: 2010-2013.

Together! Towards an open society

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The program, the Geroskipou Municipality implemented as the lead partner “Integration Programs for Third Country Nationals” was co-funded by the European Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus. Opinion participated to the program as a partner and was in charge of the development and implementation of the communication strategy of the programme, the creation of a distinctive identity and design and the promotion of the program through social media and the internet, the development of the website and the informational video.

Years of implementation: 2015-2016

Colorful Societies

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The program, implemented by the Strovolos Municipality, as the head partner “Integration Programs for Third Country Nationals” was co-funded by the Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus. Our company participated to the program as a partner and was in charge of the creation of identity and design, communication strategy and the promotion of the program as well as the production of the informational video.

Years of implementation: 2015-2016

Years of implementation: 2012 – 2013 / 2013-2014 

Training of journalists on migration issues

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The program educational seminars for journalists on issues regarding Third Country Nationals, political integration and information management for educating the public” was co-financed by the European Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus. Our company organized a series of press meetings to inform and develop interactive discussion for understanding the contemporary migration phenomenon and addressing xenophobic and racist attitudes and behaviors. Our company also contributed in the writing of the journalism Ethics Code and the guide for Best Practices in journalism related to migration material, produced by the Institute for Social Innovation, based in Greece.

Years of implementation: 2010-2013

European Year against Poverty and Social Exclusion

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The project “The socio-political promotion of national integration strategy in Cyprus”, in which Opinion took part as a subcontractor was funded by the European Social Fund and was implemented by the Association for Social Reform (OPEK) and the Institute of Social Innovation. Our company was in charge of the public consultation with political parties and key stakeholders to promote the effective national strategy for the integration of vulnerable groups and contributed to the adoption and dissemination of the findings of the project.  Finally, Opinion organize a special session in the House of Representatives within the Parliamentary Standing Committee in Labour and Social Affairs.

Year of implementation: 2010-2011