European Union Aid Programme
for Turkish Cypriot community
Be Aware, Give Back, Raise Your VOICE!
  • Cypriot Civil Society in Action VI has been launched! The deadline for Concept Notes: 25 September 2017

EU Policies


European Commission relations with Civil Society

http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/civil_society/


EC Communication on “The roots of democracy and sustainable development: Europe’s engagement with civil society in external relations”:
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=COM:2012:0492:FIN:EN:PDF


European Civic Forum – civic space, participation, civil dialogue

http://civic-forum.eu/en/


Volunteering and participation

EU policies and volunteering
http://ec.europa.eu/citizenship/european-year-of-volunteering/eu-policies-and-volunteering/index_en.htm
http://ec.europa.eu/youth/policy/youth_strategy/voluntary_en.htm


Communication on EU Policies and Volunteering: Recognising and Promoting Cross-border Voluntary Activities in the EU
http://ec.europa.eu/citizenship/pdf/doc1311_en.pdf


EU Youth Strategy 2010-18, seeking to encourage young people to participate in the democratic process and in society
http://ec.europa.eu/youth/policy/youth_strategy/index_en.htm


Good practice brochure on youth participation
http://ec.europa.eu/youth/policy/youth_strategy/documents/youth-participation-brochure_en.pdf


Structured dialogue
http://ec.europa.eu/youth/policy/implementation/dialogue_en.htm


European Union policy on Human Rights

EU Human Rights policy
http://eeas.europa.eu/human_rights/index_en.htm


EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy 2015-19
http://eeas.europa.eu/human_rights/docs/eu_action_plan_on_human_rights_and_democracy_en.pdf


Human Rights and Democracy: EU Strategic Framework and EU Action Plan
http://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-11855-2012-INIT/en/pdf


EU Charter of Fundamental Rights
http://ec.europa.eu/justice/fundamental-rights/charter/index_en.htm


Consumer rights
http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumer_rights/index_en.htm


European Union policy in combating gender-based and domestic violence

http://eige.europa.eu/gender-based-violence/regulatory-and-legal-framework


Good practices in combating gender-based violence
http://eige.europa.eu/gender-based-violence/good-practices


Eurobarometer domestic violence against women report
http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_344_en.pdf


Directive 2012/29/EU (25 October 2012) establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32012L0029


Directive 2011/99/EU (13 December 2011) on the European protection order
http://ec.europa.eu/justice/criminal/files/directive_2011_99_on_epo_en.pdf


Directive 2010/41/EU (7 July 2010) on the application of the principle of equal treatment between men and women engaged in an activity in a self-employed capacity
http://eurlex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2010:180:0001:0006:en:PDF


European Union policy on Trafficking in Human Beings

EU anti-trafficking website – a “one-stop-shop” for anyone interested in the subject
http://ec.europa.eu/anti-trafficking/


Policy on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/organized-crime-and-human-trafficking/trafficking-in-human-beings/index_en.htm


EU Directive on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings (2011)
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2011:101:0001:0011:EN:PDF/


EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings (2012-2016)
https://ec.europa.eu/anti-trafficking/eu-policy/new-european-strategy-2012-2016_en


Stockholm Programme (EU priorities for the areas of justice, freedom and security for the period 2010-14, includes priority to anti-trafficking measures)
https://ec.europa.eu/anti-trafficking/eu-policy/stockholm-programme-open-and-secure-europe-serving-and-protecting-citizens-0_en


EU report on the progress made in the fight against trafficking in human beings (19 May 2016)
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/organized-crime-and-human-trafficking/trafficking-in-humanbeings/docs/commission_report_on_the_progress_made_in_the_fight_against_trafficking_in_human_beings_2016_en.pdf


European Union policy on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity – LGBTI policies

http://ec.europa.eu/justice/discrimination/orientation/index_en.htm


European Union policy on Gender Equality

http://ec.europa.eu/justice/gender-equality/index_en.htm


European Union policies on Migration

http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/legal-migration/index_en.htm
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/irregular-migration-return-policy/index_en.htm


European Union policies on the Environment

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/index_en.htm#


EU Environment Action Programme to 2020
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/action-programme/index.htm


Role and importance of environment NGOs in EU decision-making
http://www.eeb.org/publication/2001/BrochureGreen8-Light.pdf


European Union policy on Corporate Social Responsibility

http://ec.europa.eu/growth/industry/corporate-social-responsibility/index_en.htm