Celebrating Diversity and Volunteerism Across Cyprus

POST Research Institute (POST RI) is excited to announce that it will be contributing to the EU funded “Celebrating Diversity and Volunteerism across Cyprus” project, currently being implemented by the Cyprus Turkish Association of Managers in partnership with the NGO Support Centre. For this project, POST RI has been contracted to conduct research on the obstacles that prevent members of selected CSOs from volunteering, and will also be identify potential local donors and their motivations to sponsor civil society activities and initiatives.

The overall objective of this project is to strengthen the role and capacity of Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot civil society, in order to promote a more conducive environment for further development of trust, dialogue, cooperation and closer relationships between the Turkish Cypriot and the Greek Cypriot communities.

About POST Research Institute

POST is a non-profit, non-political organization set up by a group of people to work for the cultural, social, and environmental betterment of Cyprus and established at 2002. Vision: To contribute towards achieving an alternative sustainable future, which comprises of an egalitarian Cypriot society, that recognizes the dignity of every living being. Mission: • On the basis of social equality/justice: o To contribute for creating an open dialogue on issues of peace education and reconciliation and working actively for the unification of the island. o To take action against gender discrimination based on one’s sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression for achieving positive social transformation. o To advance, sensitize and advocate for a multicultural and diverse society in which all differences are recognized, understood and accepted. • To excel as an Institute in the execution of research and participatory action. • To strengthen research capacity in Cyprus. • To strive for ecological sustainability through the prevention of environmental degradation and destruction.
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