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==Short Bio==
==Short Bio==
'''Marios Antoniou''' received a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of North Carolina under a Rotary World Peace Fellowship, and a BA in Science of Education from the University of Cyprus. He also holds a diploma in Conflict Resolution and International Development from the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center.
'''Marios Antoniou''' collaborated with [[Future Worlds Center]] from his role as member of the [[Youth Promoting Peace]] group. Marios was the youngest member of a group of teenagers who managed to organize over 40 large public events between 1999-2003 breaking the ice and mobilizing thousands of citizens to work towards peace. Even though he was the youngest, the group elected him President, a position that he hold for the whole time he was in Cyprus. Up[on graduating high school and completing his army, he studied a few years as a teacher and then he moved on to the US.
Coming from Cyprus, a divided island in an ongoing conflict, he developed an interest in exploring ethnically and historically created conflicts. His interest is reflected through his work in several NGOs in Cyprus where he volunteered and worked towards bringing peace on the island. In 2007, he worked as a communications and events officer at the NGO Support Center, on a [[UNDP/UNOPS]] - [[USAID]] funded bi-communal peace building project on strengthening the [[Cyprus Civil Society]]. He has also worked in public elementary schools, educating tomorrow’s generations towards peaceful co-existence. Today Marios continues his studies at the University of North Carolina, studying for a Ph.D. in the Department of Education’s ‘Culture, Curriculum and Change’ program. He aims to focus his research on how conflict resolution and reconciliation leading to social peace can be best promoted through formal education systems in conflicted and post conflicted countries. Marios collaborated with [[Future Worlds Center]] in the [[Youth Promoting Peace]] project.
 
Marios holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of North Carolina and a BA in Science of Education from the University of Cyprus. He also holds a diploma in Conflict Resolution and International Development from the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center.
 
In 2007, he worked as a communications and events officer at the NGO Support Center, on a [[UNDP/UNOPS]] - [[USAID]] funded bi-communal peace building project on strengthening the [[Cyprus Civil Society]].  


==External Links==
==External Links==
* [http://oshcyprus.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=58:marios-antoniou&catid=34:about-us&Itemid=53 Our Shared History]
* [http://oshcyprus.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=58:marios-antoniou&catid=34:about-us&Itemid=53 Our Shared History]


[[Category:Senior scientists]]
[[Category:Past Volunteers]]

Latest revision as of 15:47, 28 December 2014

Marios Antoniou
Marios Antoniou
Key Project(s) Youth Promoting Peace
Degree(s) Masters in Educational Leadership
BA in Science of Education
University(ies) University of North Carolina
University of Cyprus
Specialization(s) Peace building



Short Bio

Marios Antoniou collaborated with Future Worlds Center from his role as member of the Youth Promoting Peace group. Marios was the youngest member of a group of teenagers who managed to organize over 40 large public events between 1999-2003 breaking the ice and mobilizing thousands of citizens to work towards peace. Even though he was the youngest, the group elected him President, a position that he hold for the whole time he was in Cyprus. Up[on graduating high school and completing his army, he studied a few years as a teacher and then he moved on to the US.

Marios holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of North Carolina and a BA in Science of Education from the University of Cyprus. He also holds a diploma in Conflict Resolution and International Development from the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center.

In 2007, he worked as a communications and events officer at the NGO Support Center, on a UNDP/UNOPS - USAID funded bi-communal peace building project on strengthening the Cyprus Civil Society.

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