Action for Cooperation and Trust

  • The project seeks to lay the groundwork for the creation of an established academic programme in Cyprus on the theme of Civic Participation that will provide students and CSO practitioners from Cyprus and the Euro-Mediterranean region with the theoretical understanding and practical knowledge in the field.

  • Based on 15 years of experience UNDP-ACT has devised an innovation portfolio to promote new ways of supporting peace and reconciliation in Cyprus.

  • The Social Cohesion and Reconciliation (SCORE) Index is an innovative approach for measuring the impact of peacebuilding efforts. It is a statistical tool that can measure and monitor over time, changes in communities’ capacities for Social Cohesion and Reconciliation.

  • Discussions on a new legal and regulatory framework affecting NGOs in the Republic of Cyprus have taken place the past few years, and although some progress has been made in the efforts to modernise the law on Public Benefit Organizations and the law on Associations, Foundations and Clubs, much remains to be done.

  • The RENEWAL Project is focused on developing the economic and social potential of the Greater Famagusta Region (including Famagusta Walled City and Deryneia), striving to support the improvement of the climate for reconciliation. It aims to enhance collaboration among civil society stakeholders, facilitate youth entrepreneurship through empowerment and networking opportunities and lastly, lay the soft infrastructure for business development which will lead to the improvement of economic potential of the region.

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