About Civic Space

The Civic Space is a Technical Assistance Project funded by the European Union (EU), 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, cooperation 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.

The Civic Space aims:

  • 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;
  • to foster cooperation, support and exchange of best practices between TC CSOs and CSOs of the EU as well as with EU-wide NGOs and NGOs networks.