Inspire, energize and strengthen the youth’s efforts to shape a peaceful and sustainable future, for a multicultural Cyprus
|Project Manager||Sezis Thompson|
Youth Power, is an independent, non- profit organization, established with the support of Future Worlds Center and several other TC/GC organizations who have developed its visions and secured its first grants.
Youth Power is a network of 12 diverse, Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot organizations that promote or affiliate with youth activism. Its mission is to inspire, energize and strengthen the youth’s efforts to shape a peaceful and sustainable future, for a multicultural Cyprus. It envisions a peaceful, sustainable, multicultural Cyprus, comprised of aware, empowered and active citizens.
- To inspire, empower and energize young Cypriots to work towards achieving their vision of a peaceful, sustainable and multicultural Cyprus.
- To provide a powerful platform for young people to voice their needs and concerns regarding the future of Cyprus.
- To encourage, support and promote communication, activities and relationships that engage, empower and motivate young Cypriots to be active citizens.
- To create intercultural bridges through joint activities, whose aim is to get the youth of Cyprus involved in common issues such as peace-building, the environment and human rights.
- To facilitate relationships and networking between young members belonging to the different communities of Cyprus.
- To put the issues concerning the youth in the agendas of decision-makers in Cyprus and overseas through campaigning, lobbying and public relations.
Founding Organizations (alphabetically)
- ADHD Cyprus, Frederick Research Centre
- EUC Research Centre
- Environmental Studies Centre
- Future Worlds Center
- HASDER, International Centre for Sport Research and Development
- KAYAD Community Centre
- Mediation Association
- Peace Players International
- Soma Akriton
- University of Nicosia Research Foundation