The Commission will support the Turkish Cypriot community through its Cooperation and Development Instrument.

August 25, 2020

Hat: The Commission will support the Turkish Cypriot community through its Cooperation and Development Instrument.

Amorce:

The aid plan adopted by the European Commission amounts to 31.6 million euros in addition to the 5 million euros already programmed. Through its cooperation and development instrument, the EU aims to support new projects facilitating the reunification of Cyprus.

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The program will continue to provide significant funding to the Missing Persons Committee and the Cultural Heritage Technical Committee.
In addition, other priorities have been identified:
* Support for the preparation and funding of key infrastructure projects
* Support for the protection of the environment
* Improvement of the electricity network used by the Turkish Cypriot community
* Economic recovery, focused on a greener, sustainable and resilient economy, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
* Improving food safety, statistical data provision, special education and lifelong learning
* Support for civil society.

 

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