Building a Multi-Ethnic and Multi-National Cyprus to promote European Values and Regional and International Peace

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The project is applying a series of SDDPs and development of Booklets to promote promote awareness and increase the sensitivity of the Cypriot Society on how a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural Cyprus serves European values and promotes regional and international peace.

Formal Project Description
Contract Title Building a Multi-Ethnic and Multi-National Cyprus to promote European Values and Regional and International Peace
Lead Partner Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute
Agreement n° 47351_07_006
Partners Human Rights and Education Network
Cyprus Adult Education Association
University of Cyprus – Department of Political Science
Young Cypriot Scientists Network
Cost of Action €84,000.66
Grant €68,168.07
Cost for FWC €74,000.66
Grant for FWC €59,668.07
Dates 01/06/2007 - 30/06/2008


Website Multicultural Cyprus Website
About Project Multicultural Cyprus
Overall objective(s)
The main objective is to promote awareness and increase the sensitivity of the Cypriot Society on how a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural Cyprus serves European values and promotes regional and international peace.
Specific objective(s)

Activities

To meet the main objective, the project will engage students, teachers and parents in workshops and activities to create a vision map for a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Cyprus, as well as visualize and implement specific activities, which contribute towards materializing the vision for a multi-cultural society. Through a number of additional actions, such as Panel Discussions, a Conference and Information Events it targets the Cypriot society, at large. To meet the objectives of the project, the applicants intend to employ two different types of activities: (1) Panel discussions and (2) Interactive structured democratic dialogue workshops.


Target Groups

Target Groups

  • Students of different ages;
  • Parents
  • Teachers.
Expected Results
  • A shared vision for a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Cyprus created jointly by students, teachers, and parents.
  • A set of specific activities to foster sensitivity for a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Cyprus, carried out by participants involved in the project.
  • Newspaper-publications about the structured workshops, and their outcome as an expression of a new vision shared across Cypriot students, parents, and teachers.
  • A scientific publication of the results of the structured-design workshops.
  • A series of five booklets about multiculturalism to be disseminated during panel discussions and other events.
  • A final symposium combined with a press conference with take-home deliverables about the new vision shared across Cypriot students, parents, and teachers.
  • A final project report to be disseminated to NGOs and schools across Cyprus.