"Then I say the Earth belongs to each generation during its course, fully and in its right no generation can contract debts greater than may be paid during the course of its existence"

Thomas Jefferson, September 6, 1789

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

"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban


Social programme

We take great pride in the scientific excellence of our invited lecturers, panels, side events and authors of papers included in Special and regular Conferences sessions at the SDEWES Conference, but there is another program that truly makes this Conference complete, and that is our Social programme.

From 6 - 10 November 2022, you will have a unique opportunity to enjoy the company of top experts in the field of sustainable development from all around the world and, through our social programme, exchange ideas in a more informal way, while enjoying the beautiful sights of Paphos, Cyprus.


Social programme schedule:

Welcome reception

6 November 2022 (Sunday), 16:30 – 18:30h

Join us for a welcome drink when we will formally start the Conference. The reception will start at 16:30 at Aphrodite terrace of the Coral Beach Hotel and Resort.



Conference tour and dinner

8 November 2022 (Tuesday), 13:30 – 23:00 h

Prepare for having wonderful memories from SDEWES 2022 social event as we have a very special afternoon planned for our conference participants.



Starting Time and point -13.30h, in front of the Coral Beach Hotel and Resort

13.30 hrs, Drive towards Limassol to visit Kourion Archaeological Site, panoramic view of Afodita's rock

15.00 hrs, Arrival to Kourion Archaeological Site – Guided Tour

15.45 hrs, Leave Kourion Archaeological Site to Omodhos Village

16.15 hrs, Arrival to Omodhos village – Guided Tour in the village & in the Monastery of Holy Cross

17.15 hrs Visit Oenou Yi winery – Tour of the winery & wine tasting.

18.15 hrs Departure to Limassol.

19.15/30 hrs Arrival to Limassol

20.00 hrs Dinner at Carob Mill Venue

23.00 hrs Departures to Coral Beach Hotel & Resort with stop at Basilica resort


Important Note: 

Local organizing committee holds rights to change or cancel the proposed Social Programme due to weather conditions, Covid, any other Force Majeure act or suppliers' requirements.


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