Support to civil society organisations (CSO) in the Turkish Cypriot community

Overall objective:

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is to strengthen the role of civil society in the Turkish Cypriot community as well as to promote EU values and the development of a conducive environment for the further development of trust, dialogue, co-operation and closer relationship between the Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot communities and for the integration of Turkish Cypriot civil society into the wider Union by facilitating links with EU-wide NGOs and NGO networks.


Specific objective:

The specific objective of this project is:

·          to increase and improve the capacity and actions of Turkish Cypriot CSOs;

·          to increase collaboration and improve joint actions between Greek and Turkish Cypriot NGO;

·          to strengthen CSOs role and civic engagement in the Turkish Cypriot community (TCc);

·          to foster cooperation, support and exchange of best practices between TC CSOs and CSOs of the EU

Europe (Member States)
Area of competence: 
CIVIL SOCIETY > Capacity building & networking
CIVIL SOCIETY > Capacity building & networking
Donor organisation: 
European Commission
Start of project: 
September, 2015
Technical Assistance