NGO Support Centre
The NGO Support Centre is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to the development and strengthening of civil society in Cyprus.
Established in December 1999, the NGO Support Centre has since developed a substantive experience and expertise in the fields of active citizenship, peace and reconciliation, development education, human rights education, intercultural dialogue, and participation.
The NGO Support Centre is currently a member of the following organisations and networks: the Cypriot NGDO Platform (member of CYINDEP – Cyprus Island-wide NGO Development Platform), CCMC - Cyprus Community Media Centre, EPLO – European Peacebuilding Liaison Office, FRA - EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, the Anna Lindh Foundation and CIVICUS – World Alliance for Citizen Participation.
The vision of the NGO Support Centre is a dynamic, active and reactive civil society in Cyprus that participates in and advocates for democracy, dialogue and civic engagement.
We engage in capacity building activities and trainings to enhance CSOs knowledge and skills on organisational and management issues;
We raise awareness about the role and impact of the civil society in the development of transparent and democratic processes and the socioeconomic development of the society;
We engage in advocacy activities to strengthen Cypriot civil society and its role vis-à-vis public institutions and the private sector;
We implement projects and activities in the fields of active citizenship and participation, development education, peace and reconciliation;
We work to improve the legal landscape for CSOs and provide support to individuals and groups interested to set up an NGO in Cyprus.See more