...your partnership has made a significant contribution to strengthening civil society in Cyprus and we thank you for your commitment, energy and innovation.
Jaco Cilliers, UNDP, Cyprus
INTRAC's research project examined how civil society in the Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot communities has worked, and is working, to promote trust, cooperation and reconciliation across the island.
- Research Briefing Paper - Cyprus civil society: developing trust and cooperation (available in English, Greek and Turkish)
- Building Trust Across the Cyprus Divide: Stories of cooperation (available in English, Greek and Turkish)
- Building Trust: civil society, trade and cooperation event report. A workshop where key CSOs, policymakers and other stakeholders discussed the findings and considered the practical ways forward.
- Building Trust and Reconciliation in Cyprus: a civil society toolkit
The EC programme followed on from the Cyprus Civil Society Strengthening Programme, implemented during 2007-08. You can read more about this programme below.
INTRAC and our partners in Cyprus The Management Centre and NGO Support Centre carried out an 18-month programme of support for the development of civil society across Cyprus, which ran from January 2007 until July 2008. The programme was funded by UNDP-ACT in Cyprus, with support from USAID.
The programme used four main approaches: