ORGANISATION

DEPARTMENTS

RESEARCH DEPARTMENT

"He is a Nigerian and a PhD candidate in International Relations at Eastern Mediterranean University. He hopes society will be blind to race one day and believes in the necessity to fight for equal rights for everyone. He loves making music and playing games in his free time"

Department Head

Samuel Akoni

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Department Head

Fiona Kavakure

"She is a Burundian and a PhD Candidate at the department of Architecture at Eastern Mediterranean University. She presently works as a Research Assistant at EMU International Office. Fiona has a strong belief that with a little creativity, there is always a way through. She loves traveling, design and decoration and has her own handcrafts store. "

FINANCE

"She is Yemeni and former secretary of the Yemeni Students' Society and an International Relations major at Eastern Mediterranean University. She believes in an ideal society free from racism, discrimination and violence against women; a society where everyone has equal rights and opportunities. She enjoys reading novels and going to the beach on her free time as well as meeting people from different countries. "

Committee Head

Rowaida Al-Hamzi

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Department Head

Ashaar Jum’ah

"She is a Palestinian and an undergraduate student in physiotherapy at Eastern Mediterranean University. A true believer of “who he thinks he can and who he thinks he can’t, usually both are right”. Loves sports especially basketball, music, and poetry. "

MEDIA DEPARTMENT

"She is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in Architecture. She is a multipotentialite who wants to be anything and everything. She loves everything about Art, Design and Humanitarianism. She believes that the world can be a better place if everyone raises their voice and fights against social vices. She intends to always leave her mark wherever she goes, to touch lives and make a difference. She hopes to be a therapist that heals people and helps them overcome their fears and challenges. She loves writing, reading, watching movies and most importantly sleeping."

Department Head

Salimat Bakare

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND WEBSITE MANAGER

" He is a Libyan national. He is pursuing a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Management Information Systems. Mohamed is the director of operations and he is also responsible for VOIS’s website and electronic logistics management."

DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA

"She is a Nigerian national and a postgraduate student of International Relations. Favour is the current Director of Social Media of VOIS Cyprus, and is passionate about activism and advocacy. Professionally, her interests include issues on Security, Diplomacy, Foreign Policy, IPE, and more. She is a writer, footballer, tennis player, and ardent reader. She hopes to advance/facilitate her country's foreign policy. "

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

"She is a palestinian refugee who was born in Lebanon and is majoring in International Relations. Inaya has a fun character and an urge for helping others. She believes that every individual is good,and that Every situation can be changed for the better if we are united and have common goals. Inaya gets teased easily :/ "

NICOSIA TEAM COORDINATOR

" He is a Nigerian national and a mechanical engineering major with a passion for helping others. Okuroteinyim, also known as Loki believes in a justice and fairness for all. He believes everyone has equal rights. He enjoys making new company and friends and is a happy person. "

GIRNE TEAM COORDINATOR

" She is a Palestinian national who majored in law and is currently undertaking a master's in International relations. Natali believes in a society with an equal access to justice. She advocates against human trafficking, gender inequality and sexual exploitation. She loves dogs and volunteers her time to NGOs and charities. "

COMMITTEES

INSTITUTIONAL DISCRIMINATION COMMITTEE

Deals with discrimination and racism at an institutional level.

Committee Head

Emmanuel Achiri

"He is a Cameroonian and a PhD candidate in International Relations at Eastern Mediterranean University. He is also a Graduate Research Assistant at the Department of Political Science and International Relations. He is the current president of VOIS Cyprus ; a passionate human rights advocate; and fighter against injustice. He enjoys soccer in his free time and is an avid supporter of Manchester United. "

GENDER-BASED ISSUES

Tackles gender-based issues and offenses and tries to raise awareness regarding appropriate behaviours and protection methods
"She is a Sudanese and a student of International relations. She has worked for several organizations in the area of empowerment and social awareness and is currently working on human development projects. Rawaa is an individual who is passionate about human rights and firmly believes in the power of words. She holds that if you want something, say it out loud even if you do not have a loud voice because all voices matter. She loves music and going out in nature in her free time"

Committee Head

Rawaa Ahmed

HOUSING

Tackles issues related to housing such as scamming, landlord problems, and many others

Committee Head

Rowaida Al-Hamzi

"She is Yemeni and former secretary of the Yemeni Students' Society and an International Relations major at Eastern Mediterranean University. She believes in an ideal society free from racism, discrimination and violence against women; a society where everyone has equal rights and opportunities. She enjoys reading novels and going to the beach on her free time as well as meeting people from different countries. "

MENTAL HEALTH COMMITTEE

Deals with all issues related to the mental of international students, helping to remove stigma from those affected by it and improving the general situation.
"He is a Syrian national and a Psychology major with experience on activism and a passion for helping others. Ashraf believes in an injustice free society where everyone’s rights are heard and respected. And in the worth and value of individuals and their inner potentials. He enjoys nature and hiking in his free time and teasing Emmanuel Achiri about his love for Manchester United."

Committee Head

Ashraf Saleem

WORKING CONDITIONS

Handles the working situations in North Cyprus and deals with cases of exploitation, wage and permit issues and more.
"He is a Rwandan and an Economics major. He believes in equal working conditions for everyone and in a zero discrimination society. He loves going out with friends and talking to people in his free time"

Committee Head

Avité Mbabazi

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