Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

The Report of the U.N. Brundtland Commission, Our Common Future, 1987

"If there are to be problems, may they come during my life-time so that I can resolve them and give my children the chance of a good life."

Kenyan proverb

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."

Buckminster Fuller, philosopher, futurist and global thinker (1895 - 1983)


Getting there


By air

Visitors arriving in Cyprus by air, may enter the Republic of Cyprus only through the International Airports of Larnaka and Paphos. Entry via any other airport is illegal.

Paphos International Airport (IATA: PFO, ICAO: LCPH) is the second international gateway to Cyprus after Larnaca International Airport and serves the western part of Cyprus. It is located 7 kilometers (4 miles) southeast of Paphos city center and 28 km away from the conference venue, Coral Beach Hotel and Resort.  PFO Airport serves international and seasonal charter flights to Europe and the Middle East. Paphos Airport Terminal is split into Arrivals, Departures and the Check-in hall. There are 7 boarding gates, 28 check-in desks and 4 luggage carousels.

Larnaca International Airport – Glafcos Clerides (IATA: LCA, ICAO: LCLK) serves Larnaca, Limassol and southeast Nicosia, located 4 km (2.5 miles) southwest of downtown Larnaca and 140 km from the Conference venue, Coral Beach Hotel and Resort.

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