Thursday, August 21, 2014

About EU Infopoint

The EU Infopoint was established in 2009 in the context of an EU funded project for the benefit of the Turkish Cypriot community. It aims at providing information to Turkish Cypriots on the European Union's political and legal order, as well as its main policies and activities It targets both general public as well as companies, civil society organizations, media, academia etc., in order to respond to their needs for information related to the European Union. The EU Infopoint is financed by the EU Aid Programme for Turkish Cypriot community on the basis of Council Regulation 389/2006.

The EU Infopoint is not to be confused with the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus which is the official office of the European Commission in Cyprus, situated in the EU House at 30 Byron Avenue, 1096 Nicosia.

Details
For Official Sources of Information on the EU


The EU Infopoint is a project funded by the European Commission under the EU Aid Programme for Turkish Cypriot community. This is not an official European Union website. You can reach the offical EU website under this link.

 Official EU documents addressing the Turkish Cypriot community:

Green Line Regulation can be found here. The annual report on the Green Line Regulation issued by the European Commission can be found here.

Financial Aid Regulation can be found here.

Representation of the European Commission


The European Commission has a Representation in each of the 27 EU Member States. The Representations form part of the Directorate General for Communication. The Representation of the European Commission is the Commission’s voice in Cyprus and aims to communicate EU affairs at both national and local levels.


You can reach the website of the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus through this link.

EU Aid Programme
New Page 2

Over 99 percent of the € 259 million EU Aid Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community has been contracted by the Commission before the deadline of 18 December 2009. A total of 880 contracts, most of them grants, have been signed. Most of the contracts will be completed by the end of 2011. More detail on the EU Aid programme can be found here.

The European Union is the world’s biggest aid donor. The Commission’s EuropeAid co-operation office manages EU external aid programmes and ensures that development assistance is delivered worldwide. For checking funding possibilities in future addressing the Turkish Cypriot community please visit the EuropeAid website.

EU Visibility Guidelines

During the implementation of the projects funded within the scope of the EU Aid Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community certain visibility guidelines need to be followed. The EU Infopoint produced the EC Communication and Visibility manual in Turkish and prepared design templates for all projects funded under the EU Aid Programme for Turkish Cypriot community. Please click here for further information.

NEW EU Scholarship
      Programme
Copyright 2009 by AB Bilgi Merkezi