Helene Josephides

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Helene Josephides
Helene Josephides
With FWC July 2017 - February 2020
Title Project Coordinator
Key Project(s) Global Education Goes Local
The Long Way to Europe
Map Your Meal
Supply Cha!nge
Key Interests Global Education, International Law, Human Rights, Arts
Degree(s) Master (LL.M.)
Filed(s) of study International Law/ Human Rights Law/ International Humanitarian Law/ International Criminal Law
University(ies) Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris, France), University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada), Irish Centre for Human Rights-National University of Ireland (Galway, Ireland)
Specialization(s) Project Management
Workshops Facilitation

Helene Josephides was a member of the Global Education Unit of Future Worlds Center since 2017. She was Project Coordinator for two projects: Global Education Goes Local (2017-2020) and MigratED (2018-2021). She was also project officer for Map Your Meal (2015-2017) and Supply Cha!nge (2015-2017). She also participates in the project The Long Way to Europe, representing Future Worlds Center who is a local partner to this project, with the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (Cyprus).

She is a jurist, specialised on International Law and International Human Rights. She studied Law at Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne in Paris (France) and did her Masters in the University of Toronto (Canada) and the Irish Centre of Human Rights in Galway (Ireland).

She has always been interested in Global Education. In 2014 she led a two years long personal initiative for the promotion of children rights through theatre and puppet theatre in Latin America, called On the road for childhood/En ruta por la infancia[1]. The project reached more than 15.000 children across 15 countries in Latin America and focused on issues such as education, gender equality, and environmental protection[2]. She has also worked as a political officer for the European Union Delegation to Chile [3] and as an independent researcher for the EU Delegation to Guatemala and for the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (Berlin, Germany)[4] Her interest for democracy and human rights also led her to participate to two election observation missions of the EU to Paraguay and Madagascar.

She speaks fluently Greek, French, English and Spanish. She is also a member of the theatre company Canicula Puppets[5].

Work in Future Worlds Center

As a member of Global Education Unit she was coordinating different projects and assisted in the implementation of other projects. She contributed to writing project proposals and tenders for calls under different funding schemes such as EuropAid, AMIF, REC, Interreg V-B and others.

Participation in Structured Democratic Dialogues

Helene participated in the following SDDPs:

  1. MARINA, Cyprus, 11 April 2018
  2. Global Education Goes Local (GEGL), Cyprus, 16 June 2018

Links and Citations

  1. [1] Facebook Page of the project En ruta por la infancia (On the Road for Childhood)
  2. [2] An article on the project En ruta por la infancia
  3. [3] EU Delegation to Chile: Helene's experience
  4. [4] European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights' Webpage
  5. [5] Canicula Puppets' Facebook Page

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