Open Cyprus in Europe

Bridges towards Europe through social media conversations

CYINDEP campaigns for Global Education at the European Parliament

Cyprus Community Media Centre

Yesterday we got word from Strasbourg that CCMC member the Cyprus Islandwide NGO Development Platform (CYINDEP) is flying the flag of Cypriot development NGOs at the European Parliament!

CYINDEP is lobbying Members of the European Parliament to sign a declaration on Development Education and Active Global Citizenship, tabled by the Polish MEP Filip Kaczmarek (EPP). MEPs Catherine Grèze from France (Greens), Michael Gahler from Germany (EPP), Fiona Hall from the UK (ALDE) and Maria Badia I Cutchet from Spain (S&D) have joined Mr Kaczmarek in his efforts.

The involvement of civil society in campaigning for the declaration was initiated by the Development Awareness Raising and Education Forum (DARE Forum) of CONCORD, the European umbrella organisation for development NGOs and national platforms. You can find out more info here:

Our source tells us that CYINDEP has been feverishly contacting Cypriot MEPs by email and Facebook, and have achieved a…

View original post 58 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s


This entry was posted on May 29, 2012 by in Abundance and tagged , , .

Connections & Content

Cyprus Euro blogging
Wetlands biological diversity

Rel Publisher

Open for CultureJanuary 1st, 2017
Pafos, European Capital of Culture

Flickr Photos


%d bloggers like this: