JUMPSTART - Youth Peace Campaign in Cyprus

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Formal Project Description
Contract Title JUMPSTART - Youth Peace Campaign in Cyprus
Project Acronym JUMPSTART
Lead Partner Future Worlds Center
Cost of Action €227,054.00
Grant €192,696.30
Cost for FWC €227,054.00
Grant for FWC €192,696.30
Dates 17/02/2009 - 16/02/2011


Website http://www.jumpstart-the-peace-in-cyprus.org/
About Project JUMPSTART the Peace
Overall objective(s)
  • Increase confidence building between the Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot youth (18-30), Create opportunities for youth to actively engage in reconciliation activities
  • Promote inter-cultural dialogue and its methods and language as a concept and as the means for envisioning a future Cyprus, *Enable Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot youth to challenge their own stereotypes and perceptions as well as to develop the capacity to challenge those of the community at large.
Specific objective(s)
Increase the number of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot youth actively participating in the Cyprus reconciliation process.
Expected Results
  • Higher participation rates of youth in the reconciliation process
  • Increased dialogue, collaboration and communication among youth in Cyprus
  • Increased dissemination of reconciliation-related information
  • Pool of youth leaders trained in life skills
  • Strengthened trust between Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot youth