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Legal and other official policy documents (laws, decrees, directives, regulations, framework guidelines, steering documents and similar central public acts detailing the content of national policies and strategies in the field of youth)

Council of Europe, 2019. Final Report of the Advisory Mission Delegation – Recommendations for development of youth work in Cyprus (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Health (Υπουργείο Υγείας Κύπρου), 2016. Action Plan for Child Injuries and poisoning (2016-2020) (Εθνικό Σχέδιο Δράσης για τα Ατυχήματα και τις Δηλητηριάσεις στα Παιδιά 2016-2020) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Health (Υπουργείο Υγείας Κύπρου), 2011. National Strategy for the Protection, Promotion and Support of Breast Feeding (Στρατηγική Προστασίας, Προαγωγής και Υποστήριξης του Μητρικού Θηλασμού στην Κύπρο) (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Health (Υπουργείο Υγείας Κύπρου), 2016. National Strategy of Cyprus against Diabetes 2016-2020 (Εθνική στρατηγική για τον Σακχαρώδη Διαβήτη 2016-2020) (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Health (Υπουργείο Υγείας Κύπρου). National Strategy on Sexual and Reproductive Health of Youth (Εθνική Στρατηγική για τη σεξουαλική και αναπαραγωγική υγεία των Νέων) (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Health (Υπουργείο Υγείας Κύπρου). Strategy on the Rights of the Child in health, 2017-2025. (Στρατηγική για τα Δικαιώματα του Παιδιού στην Υγεία, 2017-2025) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Cyprus National Addictions Authority (Αρχή Κατά των Εξαρτήσεων Κύπρου), 2020. Evaluation of the National Strategy on Illicit Substance Dependence and the Harmful Use of Alcohol 2013 - 2020 of the Republic of Cyprus (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Cyprus National Addictions Authority (Αρχή Κατά των Εξαρτήσεων Κύπρου). Action Plan 2021-2024 (Σχέδιο Δράσης 2021-2024) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Cyprus National Addictions Authority (Αρχή Κατά των Εξαρτήσεων Κύπρου). National Strategy for Addressing Addictions 2021-2028 (Εθνική Στρατηγική για την Αντιμετώπιση των Εξαρτήσεων 2021- 2028) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Cyprus National Addictions Authority (Αρχή Κατά των Εξαρτήσεων Κύπρου). National Strategy for Addressing Dependence on Illicit Substances and the Harmful Use of Alcohol 2013-2020 (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Cyprus Sports Organisation. (Κυπριακός Οργανισμός Αθλητισμού), 2011.  Strategy CSO ‘Right to Exercise – Citizens in action (Στρατηγική ΚΟΑ «Δικαίωμα στην Άθληση Πολίτες Εν δράσει») (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and Development (Γενική Διεύθυνση Ευρωπαϊκών Προγραμμάτων, Συντονισμού και Ανάπτυξης), 2014. National Lifelong Learning Strategy 2014-2020 (Εθνική Στρατηγική Δια Βίου Μάθησης 2014-2020) (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and Development, 2015. Smart Specialisation Strategy (Στρατηγική Έξυπνης Εξειδίκευσης) (last accessed 21/03/2022).

European Funds Unit, Ministry of Interior. 2022. National Programme for the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Europe 2020. Cyprus National Reform Programme. 2020. National Reform Programme 2020 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute & Curriculum Development Unit (Υπουργείο Παιδείας, Πολιτισμού, Αθλητισμού και Νεολαίας, Παιδαγωγικό Ινστιτούτο Κύπρου & Υπηρεσία Ανάπτυξης Προγραμμάτων), 2016. Code of Conduct against Racism and Guide for Managing and Recording Racist Incidents (Κώδικας Συμπεριφοράς κατά του Ρατσισμού & Οδηγός Διαχείρισης και Καταγραφής Ρατσιστικών Περιστατικών) (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth (Υπουργείο Παιδείας, Πολιτισμού, Αθλητισμού και Νεολαίας), n.d. A Guide To Education in Cyprus (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth (Υπουργείο Παιδείας, Πολιτισμού, Αθλητισμού και Νεολαίας), 2017. National Strategy for a better Internet for children in Cyprus (Εθνική στρατηγική για ένα καλύτερο διαδίκτυο για τα παιδιά στην Κύπρο) (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth (Υπουργείο Παιδείας, Πολιτισμού, Αθλητισμού και Νεολαίας), 2018. National Strategy for the Prevention and Management of Violence in Schools (Εθνική Στρατηγική για την Πρόληψη και Διαχείριση της Βίας στο Σχολείο) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism. 2022. National Policy Statement for the Enhancement of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Cyprus (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Ministry of Justice and Public Order, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth and Cyprus National Addictions Authority, 2021. Cooperation Protocol for the Prevention and Treatment of Illicit Substance Abuse in Schools (Πρωτόκολλο Συνεργασίας για την πρόληψη και αντιμετώπιση των παράνομων ουσιών εξάρτησης στο σχολείο μεταξύ Υπουργείου Δικαιοσύνης και Δημοσίας Τάξεως) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Ministry of Justice and Public Order, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth and Cyprus National Addictions Authority, 2021. New Protocol for referring students who display addictive behaviours in treatment programs (Νέο Πρωτόκολλο για Παραπομπή Μαθητών/ Μαθητριών που παρουσιάζουν/εμφανίζουν εξαρτητικές συμπεριφορές σε θεραπευτικά προγράμματα) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Ministry of Justice and Public Order, 2018. National Strategy for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights (Εθνική Στρατηγική και Εθνικό Σχέδιο Δράσης για την Προστασία και Προαγωγή των Ανθρωπίνων Δικαιωμάτων) (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance (Υπουργείο Εργασίας). 2021. Strategy for Social Policy 2014-2020 (Στρατηγική για την Κοινωνική Πολιτική) (last accessed 28/2/2022).

National Action Plan for Youth Employment in Cyprus. 2014. (last accessed 28/2/2022).

National Strategy for dealing with Terrorism. 2021. National Counterterrorism Strategy, Εθνική Στρατηγική για την Αντιμετώπιση της Τρομοκρατίας (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Parliament of Cyprus (Βουλή των Αντιπροσώπων), Special Education Law 113(1) of 1999 (Περί Αγωγής και Εκπαίδευσης Παιδιών με Ειδικές Ανάγκες Νόμος του 1999) (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Provision of Incentives for the Employment of People with Disabilities 2021 (offered by the Department of Labour). 2021 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Provision of Incentives for the Employment of Unemployed (offered by the Department of Labour). 2021 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Provision of Incentives for the Employment of Unemployed Youth aged 15 up to 29 years old who are not in employment, education or training -NEETs (offered by the Department of Labour). 2021 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία), 2021. 2020 Budget of the Youth Board of Cyprus (Ο περί Προϋπολογισμού του Οργανισμού Νεολαίας του 2021 Νόμος του 2021) (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία), 2014. National Action Plan For Youth Employment in Cyprus (2014-2017) (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία), 2016. National Strategy and Action Plan to Combat Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children and Child Pornography(last accessed 21/03/2022).

Republic of Cyprus, 1997. Law for Psychiatric Care in the Republic of Cyprus. (Ο περί Ψυχιατρικής Νοσηλείας Νόμος του 1997) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

The National Strategy and Action Plan to Combat Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children and Child Pornography. Η Εθνική Στρατηγική και το Σχέδιο ∆ράσης για την Καταπολέµηση της Σεξουαλικής Κακοποίησης και Εκµετάλλευσης Παιδιών και της Παιδικής Πορνογραφίας (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου), 2017. National Youth Strategy of Cyprus (Εθνική Στρατηγική για τη Νεολαία 2017-2022) (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου), 2018. National Youth Strategy of Cyprus – Action Plan A (Α’ Σχέδιο Δράσης 2017-2019) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου), 2020. National Youth Strategy of Cyprus – Action Plan Β (Β’ Σχέδιο Δράσης 2020-2022) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου), 2020. Outcomes of the online consultation between the Youth Board of Cyprus and youth for the national recovery plan of the Next Generation EU” Recovery Fund (Απορρέοντα ηλεκτρονικής διαβούλευσης του ΟΝΕΚ με τη νεολαία για το εθνικό πλάνο ανάκαμψης στο πλαίσιο του “Next Generation EU”) (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου). 2020. Youth Initiatives Programme (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme for the development of New Business activity (Σχέδιο Ενίσχυσης Νέας Επιχειρηματικής Δραστηριότητας). 2021 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

World Health Organisation, 2020. Global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco use 2000-2025, fourth edition (2020) (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Εθνική Στρατηγική Δια Βίου Μάθησης 2014-2020. National Strategy for Lifelong Learning 2014-2020 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Ο περί της Εφαρμογής της Εθνικής Στρατηγικής για την Καταπολέμηση της Σεξουαλικής Κακοποίησης και Εκμετάλλευσης Παιδιών και της Παιδικής Πορνογραφίας Νόμος του 2017 (Ν. 112(Ι)/2017) (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Ο περί Προυπολογισμού του Οργανισμού Νεολαίας του 2022 Νόμος του 2022 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Ο περί Κοινωνικών Επιχειρήσεων Νόμος του 2020 (Ν.207(Ι)/2020) – New legislation for Social Entrepreneurship. 2020. (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Ο περί Προστασίας των Νέων κατά την Απασχόληση Νόμος (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Ο περί της Ίδρυσης Υφυπουργείου Έρευνας, Καινοτομίας και Ψηφιακής Πολιτικής και Διορισμού Υφυπουργού Έρευνας, Καινοτομίας και Ψηφιακής Πολιτικής παρά τω Προέδρω και Συναφών Θεμάτων Νόμος του 2020) (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Σχέδιο Στελέχωσης Επιχειρήσεων με Αποφοίτους Τριτοβάθμιας Εκπαίδευσης, Scheme for the Employment and Training of Tertiary Education Graduates. 2021 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Tροποποίηση του περί Προστασίας της Μητρότητας Νόμου: Νέες διατάξεις για την παρένθετη μητρότητα. 2017. Protection of Maternity Law (116(I)/2017) (last accessed 28/2/2022).

National data and statistics

Commissioner Office for Gender Equality. 2019. National Action Plan for Gender Equality between Men and Women 2019-2023 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, 2016. Activities of School and Social Inclusion (ΔράσειςΣχολικήςκαιΚοινωνικήςΈνταξης). (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Physical Education Timetable at upper secondary level (1st grade) of General Education (Ωρολόγιο Πρόγραμμα Α’ Λυκείου) (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Physical Education Timetable at upper secondary level (2nd grade) of General Education (Ωρολόγιο Πρόγραμμα Β’ Λυκείου) (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Physical Education Timetable at upper secondary level (3rd grade) of General Education (Ωρολόγιο Πρόγραμμα Γ’ Λυκείου) (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Physical Education Timetable in Secondary Technical and Vocational Education and Training (Ωρολόγιο Πρόγραμμα Μέσης Τεχνικής και Επαγγελματικής Εκπαίδευσης) (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Interior, European Elections 2019 (Ευρωεκλογές 2019) (last accessed 29/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Interior, Parliamentary Elections 2016 (Βουλευτικές Εκλογές 2016) (last accessed 29/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Interior, Parliamentary Elections 2021 (Βουλευτικές Εκλογές 2021) (last accessed 15/02/2022).

Cyprus Pedagogical Institute (Παιδαγωγικό Ινστιτούτο Κύπρου), 2021. Quarterly statistics Helpline 1480 (Στατιστικά Στοιχεία Γραμμής Βοήθειας Helpline 1480) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, 2019. Cyprus Country Drug Report 2019 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, 2020. European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) 2019 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Eurostat, Young people (aged 20–34) neither in employment nor in education and training, by sex and age, 2020 (%). 2021 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Eurostat, Youth long-term unemployment rate (12 months or longer) by sex and age. 2021 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Eurostat, Youth unemployment by sex, age and educational attainment level. 2021 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Eurostat, Youth unemployment rate - % of active population aged 15-24. 2021 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Eurydice,2. Cyprus Education Organisation and Governance, n.d. (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Eurydice,2.7 Cyprus Administration and Governance at Local and/or Institutional Level, n.d. (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Eurydice, Cyprus Overview - Key features of the Education System, n.d. (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Statistical Service Cyprus (Στατιστική Υπηρεσία της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας). 2019. Demographic Statistics (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Statistical Service Cyprus (Στατιστική Υπηρεσία της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας). 2021. Poverty and Social Exclusion Survey (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Statistical Service Cyprus (Στατιστική Υπηρεσία της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας), 2021. Education Indicators, 1985-2020 (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Statistical Service Cyprus (Στατιστική Υπηρεσία της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας), 2020. European Health Survey 2019 (Ευρωπαϊκή Έρευνα Υγείας 2019) (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Statistical Service Cyprus (Στατιστική Υπηρεσία της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας), 2020. Labour Force Survey 1999-2020 (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου), Data in regards to programmes and services of the Youth Board of Cyprus for 2020 (Στοιχεία για τα προγράμματα και τις υπηρεσίες του Οργανισμού Νεολαίας για το 2020), 2020 (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου), Data in regards to the Erasmus+ programme (Στοιχεία για το πρόγραμμα Erasmus+: Νεολαία) (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου), Statistical Data (Στατιστικά Στοιχεία) (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus, Presentation on the outcomes of the quantitative survey “The mental health of young people” (Παρουσίαση Αποτελεσμάτων Ποσοτικής Έρευνας «Η Ψυχική υγεία των νέων»), 2022 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Στατιστική Υπηρεσία Κύπρου. Εγγεγραμμένοι Άνεργοι. 2021 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

 Studies, reports and academic publications

Actions for social and school inclusion (DR.A.S.E.). Δράσεις Σχολικής και Κοινωνικής Ένταξης (ΔΡΑ.Σ.Ε.)(last accessed 28/2/2022).

EDEFOP. 2021. Skills Panorama (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Council of Europe. 2020. No Hate Speech Movement (last accessed 28/2/2022).

CRC Policy Center. 2020. The Children’s House (last accessed 28/2/2022).

CRC Policy Center. 2020. Hope For Children (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Council of Europe, 2002. Compass. Budapest: Council of Europe Publishing (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Council of Europe 2007. Youth policy in Cyprus: Conclusions of the Council of Europe international review. Council of Europe Publishing (last accessed 30/03/2022). 

Council of Europe, 2008. Compasito. Budapest: Council of Europe Publishing (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyprus Family Planning Association, (2015). Situation Analysis: Sexual and Reproductive Health  and Rights (SRHR) of Adolescents in Cyprus. Nicosia (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyprus Youth Parliament (Βουλή των Νέων Αντιπροσώπων), 2017. Memos (Υπομνήματα) (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Cyprus Youth Parliament (Βουλή των Νέων Αντιπροσώπων), 2017. Reports (Εκθέσεις Κοινοβουλευτικών Επιτροπών) (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Cyprus Police. 2020. Counter Office Terrorism (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Cyprus Youth Council. 2019. “Game Changing” project (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Department for Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities. 2019. Annual report (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Department for Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities. 2019. Scheme for the Vocational Training of Persons with Disabilities. Σχέδιο Επαγγελματικής Κατάρτισης Ατόμων με Αναπηρίες (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, 2021. Education and Training Monitor 2021 - Cyprus Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, 2020. Education and Training Monitor 2020 - Cyprus Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, 2019. Education and Training Monitor 2019 - Cyprus Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Educational Psychology Service of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, 2017. Crisis prevention and management at the school environment – A Guide for educational psychologists («Πρόληψη και διαχείριση κρίσεων στο χώρο του σχολείου – Οδηγός για εκπαιδευτικούς ψυχολόγους») (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Educational Psychology Service of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, (n.d). Crisis Management – Handbook for Educators” («Διαχείριση κρίσεων στα σχολεία – Εγχειρίδιο για Εκπαιδευτικούς») (last accessed 22/03/2022).

European Commission, Economic forecast for Cyprus. 2022 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

European Commission/EACEA/Eurydice, 2021. Guide for experts on quality assessment of Erasmus+ actions. (last accessed 18/03/2022).

European Commission/EACEA/Eurydice/Cedefop, 2014. Tackling Early Leaving from Education and Training in Europe: Strategies, Policies and Measures. Eurydice and Cedefop Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union (last accessed 18/03/2022).

European Education and Culture Executive Agency, Eurydice, 2018. Mobility scoreboard: higher education background report. Publications Office (last accessed 18/03/2022).

European Commission. 2021. Erasmus+ Project Results. (last accessed 28/2/2022).

European Commission. Migration and Home Affairs. 2020. Radicalisation Awareness Network (last accessed 28/2/2022).

European Council on Refugees and Exiles. 2020. Country report. Overview of statistical practice (last accessed 28/2/2022).

European Union. 2019. Education and Training Monitor 2019 – Cyprus Report (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Eurosuccess Consulting. 2020. Changing YOUTHstories (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Erasmus+. 2020. VR for Autists – by Autists (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Field of work of Health Visitors in Cyprus. 2018. Health Visitors (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Guide on Social Reintegration Services (Οδηγός Υπηρεσιών Κοινωνικής Επανένταξης (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Human Resource Development Authority, 2020. 2020 Annual Report. Nicosia: Human Resource Development Authority (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus. 2017. “Identification of green skills in the Cyprus Economy 2017-2027” (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus. 2019. “Identification of Employment and Training Needs” (Διερεύνηση Αναγκών Απασχόλησης και Κατάρτισης κατά το 2020). (last accessed 28/2/2022).

INHOPE – Association of Internet Hotline Providers, 2018. Code of Practice Version 6.0 (incorporating GDPR compliance). Amsterdam: The International Association of Internet Hotlines (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Korelli, Y., Mourouzides, Y., Panayides, G., 2014.Innovation in VET - Cyprus Report 2014. Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Minister’s announcement. 2019. Minister’s announcement on 24/5/2019 regarding the actions in schools (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment. 2020. Υπουργείο Γεωργίας και Οργανισμός Νεολαίας σε ανοιχτή διαβούλευση με τους νέους της υπαίθρου (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, 2019. Annual Report 2018 (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, 2020. Annual Report 2019 (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, 2020. Annual Report 2019 (Ετήσια Έκθεση 2019) (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, 2021. Annual Report 2020 (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, 2021. Annual Report 2020 (Ετήσια Έκθεση 2020) (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth. 2020. Allowances  (Φοιτητικά Επιδόματα) (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Ministry of Education and Culture. Pedagogical Institute. 2016. Code of conduct against racism and guide for management and recording of racist incidents (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth. 2020. Scholarships (Φοιτητική Χορηγία) (last accessed 28/2/2022).

OECD/European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, 2019. Cyprus: Country Health Profile 2019, State of Health in the EU. Brussels: OECD Publishing (last accessed 21/03/2022).

PIO. 2019. New Housing Scheme. Νέο Πλαίσιο Στεγαστικής Πολιτικής (last accessed 28/2/2022).

UNHCR. 2019. The Integration of Refugees in Cyprus: Social Inclusion and Discrimination (last accessed 28/2/2022).

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United Nations. 2020. National Human Rights Institution (last accessed 28/2/2022).

World Bank, 2014. Analysis of the Function and Structure of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus. (last accessed 22/03/2022).

World Health Organisation, 2018. WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI) Factsheet. Highlights 2015-2017. (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου). 2020. E-counseling (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου). 2020. Prevention Centre “Micri Arktos” (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου). 2020. “Protasi” (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου). 2020. Social Innovation for Social Inclusion – SI2 (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου). 2020. The 1410 Help Line (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus (Οργανισμός Νεολαίας Κύπρου). 2021. Στατιστικά Στοιχεία (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus, 2018. Annual Report 2018 (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus, 2019. Annual Report 2019 (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus, 2020. Annual Report 2020 (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus and IMR/University of Nicosia, 2021. Youth Barometer 3 (Νέο-Βαρόμετρο). (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus, 2017. Youth Cooperation for Peace (You Coop): Building Bridges to counter radicalization and extremism Report. Nicosia: Youth Board of Cyprus (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus, 2014. Defining and Exorcising Hate (Εγχειρίδιο «Ορίζοντας κι εξορκίζοντας το μίσος») Nicosia: Youth Board of Cyprus (last accessed 21/03/2022)

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Official websites

1) Websites of organisations

Association of Greek Secondary Education Teachers (Οργάνωση Ελλήνων Λειτουργών Μέσης Εκπαίδευσης Κύπρου) (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Association of Teachers of Technical Education in Cyprus (Οργάνωση Λειτουργών Τεχνικής Εκπαίδευσης Κύπρου) (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation (last accessed 21/03/2022).

CEDEFOP – European Centre for the Development of Vocational training (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Centre for Educational Research and Evaluation (Κέντρο Εκπαιδευτικής Έρευνας και Αξιολόγησης). (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Commissioner for Administration and Protection of human rights (Επιτρόπος Διοικήσεως και Προστασίας Ανθρωπίνων Δικαιωμάτων) (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Commissioner for the Environment (Γραφείο Επιτρόπου Περιβάλλοντος) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Commissioner for the Citizen (Γραφείο Επιτρόπου του Πολίτη) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Commissioner of Children’s Rights (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Commissioner of Electronic communications and Postal Regulation (Γραφείο Επιτρόπου Ρυθμίσεως Ηλεκτρονικών Επικοινωνιών και Ταχυδρομείων) (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Commonwealth-Youth (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Coordinating Committee for Health Education and Citizenship (Συντονιστική Επιτροπή Αγωγής Υγείας και Πολιτότητας) (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Council of Europe(last accessed 21/03/2022).

Council of Ministers (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Creative Europe Desk Cyprus(last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyber Crime Unit  (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyprus Architectural Heritage Organization (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyprus Department of Antiquities (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyprus Deputy Ministry of Tourism (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Cyprus Eurodesk office (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Cyprus Marine Environment Protection Association (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Cyprus Music Information Centre (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Cyprus National Addictions Authority (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Cyprus National Commission for UNESCO (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Cyprus National Committee on Envrironment and Children’s Health (last accessed 27/03/2022).

Cyprus Pedagogical Institute (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyprus Productivity Centre (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Cyprus Research Centre (last accessed 24/03/2022).

Cyprus Safer Internet Centre (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Cyprus Sports Organization (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Foundation (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyprus Theatre Organisation (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyprus Youth Clubs Organisation (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Cyprus Youth Council(last accessed 17/03/2022).

Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Dental Care Services (Οδοντιατρικές Υπηρεσίες) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Department of Cultural Services (Τμήμα Πολιτιστικών Υπηρεσιών) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Department of Educational Technology (Τομέας Εκπαιδευτικής Τεχνολογίας) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Department of Primary Education (Διεύθυνση Δημοτικής Εκπαίδευσης) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Department of Secondary General Education (Διεύθυνση Μέσης Γενικής Εκπαίδευσης) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Department of Secondary Technical and Vocational Education (Διεύθυνση Μέσης Τεχνικής και Επαγγελματικής Εκπαίδευσης και Κατάρτισης) (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Deputy Ministry of Social Welfare (Υφυπουργείο Κοινωνικής Πρόνοιας) (last accessed 28/03/2022). 

Digital Security Authority (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and Development(last accessed 18/03/2022).

Directorate General Growth of the Ministry of Finance (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Educational Psychology Service of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Educational Service Commission (Επιτροπή Εκπαιδευτικής Υπηρεσίας) (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Eurodesk Cyprus contact points(last accessed 21/03/2021).

European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education (last accessed 18/03/2022).

European and International Affairs Office (last accessed 16/03/2022).

European Commission(last accessed 21/03/2021).

European Knowledge Centre on Youth Policy (last accessed 17/03/2022).

European Steering Committee for Youth (last accessed 17/03/2022).

European Training Foundation(last accessed 18/03/2021).

European Youth Forum (last accessed 21/03/2022).

EU Youth Dialogue”, information website (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Foni (Φωνή) (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Foundation for the Management of European Lifelong Learning Programmes (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs (Υπουργείο Παιδείας και Θρησκευμάτων) (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Higher Education Department (Διεύθυνση Ανώτερης και Ανώτατης Εκπαίδευσης) (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Human Resource Development Authority (Αρχή Ανάπτυξης Ανθρώπινου ∆υναμικού) (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Larnaca Cultural Foundation for Children and Youth (Ίδρυμα Πολιτιστικής Δημιουργίας για Παιδιά και Νέους) (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Local school boards (Σχολικές Εφορίες) (last accessed 18/03/2022). 

Mental Health Services (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment(last accessed 21/03/2021).

Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Ministry of Health(last accessed 18/03/2022).

Ministry of Interior (Υπουργείο Εσωτερικών) (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Minister of Justice and Public Order(last accessed 18/03/2022).

Ministry of Labour Welfare and Social Insurance(last accessed 18/03/2022).

Minister of Transport, Communications and Works(last accessed 21/03/2022).

National Addictions Authority Cyprus (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Network of Centres of Environmental Education (Δίκτυο Κέντρων Περιβαλλοντικής Εκπαίδευσης) (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Pancyprian Greek Teachers Organisation (Παγκύπρια Οργάνωση Ελλήνων Δασκάλων)(last accessed 18/03/2022).

Pancyprian Student Coordination Committee (Παγκύπρια Συντονιστική Επιτροπή Μαθητών) (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Pancyprian Volunteerism Coordinative Council. Παγκύπριο Συντονιστικό Συμβούλιο Εθελοντισμού (last accessed 28/2/2022).

Parliament of Young Representatives (Βουλή των Νέων Αντιπροσώπων) (last accessed 16/03/2022).

PERSEAS and PROMETHEAS Counselling centres (Κέντρο Συμβουλευτικής Εφήβων και Οικογένειας ΠΕΡΣΕΑΣ και ΠΡΟΜΗΘΕΑΣ) (last accessed 16/03/2022).

Pharos Arts Foundation(last accessed 21/03/2022).

Presidential Commissioner (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Presidency of the Council of the EU (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Public Employment Service (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Research and Innovation Foundation (RΙF) (last accessed 18/03/2022).

School Health Services (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Special Schools(last accessed 22/03/2022).

State Institutes for Further Education (Κρατικά Ινστιτούτα Επιμόρφωσης) (last accessed 19/03/2022).

The presidency of the Council of the EU (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Together Cyprus (last accessed 19/03/2022).

UNESCO Chair on “Digital Cultural Heritage/Cultural Informatics” – Limassol (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Unit of Education of the Environment and Sustainable Development (Μονάδα Εκπαίδευσης για το Περιβάλλον και την Αειφόρο Ανάπτυξη) (last accessed 19/03/2022).

United Nations (last accessed 17/03/2022).

United States Embassy in Cyprus (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Youth Board of Cyprus(last accessed 16/03/2022).

Youth Forum of ECOSOC (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Youth Information Centres (last accessed 21/03/2022).

2) Website of a project/programme

1410 Help Line”, programme, 1990 (last accessed 22/03/2022).

"Activities of School and Social Inclusion" (Δράσεις Σχολικής και Κοινωνικής Ένταξης), programme (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Areas of Public Health Promotion/ Prevention and Continuous Professional Development”, programmes (last accessed 18/03/2022).

“Awareness-raising campaign for the promotion of human rights” (Εκστρατεία Ενημέρωσης για τα Ανθρώπινα Δικαιώματα), campaign, 2021 (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Programme”, programme (last accessed 18/03/2022).

“Chrisoprasino Fillo” (Χρυσοπράσινο Φύλλο), programme, 2019 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

 “Citizens, Politicians, Policies: The power of cooperation to achieve the 2030 Agenda” (Πολίτες, Πολιτικοί, Πολιτικές: Η δύναμη της συνεργασίας για επίτευξη της Ατζέντας 2030), conference, 2021 (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Commissioner for Children's Rights Young Advisors (Ομάδα Εφήβων Συμβούλων της Επιτρόπου Προστασίας των Δικαιωμάτων του Παιδιού), programme (last accessed 18/03/2022).

“Conference ICT in the learning process” (Ημερίδα “Ενσωμάτωση των Τεχνολογιών Πληροφορίας και Επικοινωνίας στη Μαθησιακή Διαδικασία”), annual conference (last accessed 21/03/2022).

CUTing Edge: An American Space”, programme (last accessed 21/03/2022).

“Digital Citizenship Seminar” (Διημερίδα «Η καλλιέργεια της Ψηφιακής Πολιτότητας μέσω της Παιδείας για τα Μέσα»), two-day event (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Counselling Services ‘Protasi’”, programme (last accessed 22/03/2022).

“CyberSafety – A better internet for Children” (CyberSafety – Καλύτερο Διαδίκτυο για τα Παιδιά), project (last accessed 22/03/2022).

“CyberSafety II – A better internet for Children” (CyberSafety II – Καλύτερο Διαδίκτυο για τα Παιδιά), project (last accessed 22/03/2022).

“CyberSafety – Awareness Platform” (CyberSafety – Πλατφόρμα Ενημέρωσης), project (last accessed 22/03/2022).

“CYberSafety Youth Panel” (Ομάδα Νέων), project (last accessed 22/03/2022).

“Cyprus Youth Parliament” (Βουλή των Νέων Αντιπροσώπων), event, 2017 (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Eco Schools Programme”, programme (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Erasmus+ programme”, programme (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Erasmus+ programme Cyprus”, programme (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights”, programme, 2018 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Erasmus+ Capacity Building activities for youth”, programme, 2018 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

“E-Safe schools” (Ασφαλές Σχoλείο για το Διαδίκτυο), programme, 2016 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

"Establishment of Validation Mechanisms for non-formal and informal Learning - Pilot Implementation" (Θέσπιση Μηχανισμών Επικύρωσης Mη-Tυπικής και Άτυπης Μάθησης – Πιλοτική Εφαρμογή), project, 2021 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

“European School Sport Day” (Ευρωπαϊκή Ημέρα Σχολικού Αθλητισμού), initiative (last accessed 22/03/2022).

European Solidarity Corps, programme (last accessed 18/03/2022).

European Sports Week”, initiative, 2015 (last accessed 23/03/2022).

“Evening Technical Schools” (Εσπερινά Σχολεία), programme (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Fulbright-Schuman Programme”, programme (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Programme”, programme (last accessed 18/03/2022).

“Funding Schemes – Culture II” (ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΤΙΚΕΣ ΥΠΗΡΕΣΙΕΣ - Προγράμματα και Σχέδια Επιχορηγήσεων "Πολιτισμός II" (2021-2025) - Τα Σχέδια του Προγράμματος για το 2022), scheme (last accessed 23/03/2022).

“Global Education Week” (Εβδομάδα Παγκόσμιας Εκπαίδευσης), initiative (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Health Education Programmes”, programmes (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Helpline and Hotline 1480 services on the safe use of the Internet – CyberSafety”, project, 2016 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

“HIV/AIDS information campaigns to secondary and tertiary education students” (Πρόγραμμα ενημέρωσης μαθητών δευτεροβάθμιας και τριτοβάθμιας εκπαίδευσης), campaigns (last accessed 22/03/2022).

“Information and awareness-raising campaigns on reducing the exposure of children to second-hand smoke” (Εκστρατείες Ενημέρωσης και Ευαισθητοποίησης για τη μείωση της έκθεσης των παιδιών στο παθητικό κάπνισμα), campaign, 2005 (last accessed 22/03/2022).

“Internet Safety School competitions” (Παραγωγή σύντομου βίντεο από μαθητές), campaign (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Lectures for future parents and pregnant women”, programme (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Mobile Makerspace”, programme, 2018 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Music Education Programme of the Pharos Arts Foundation”, programme, 2013 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

National Health Insurance Scheme”, scheme, 2019 (last accessed 22/03/2022).

“National Programme of Supportfor Developmental Sports”(Εθνικό Σχέδιο Υποστήριξης Αναπτυξιακού Αθλητισμού), programme, 1998 (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Next Generation EU” Recovery Fund, scheme, 2020 (last accessed 16/03/2022).

New Modern Apprenticeship”, programme (last accessed 18/03/2022).

“Let’s Do it Cyprus”, campaign, 2012 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

“Let’s Do it World”, movement, 2008 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance programme”, programme (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Portal of Cultural Information”, programme (last accessed 21/03/2022).

“Programme of Physical Training at the National Guard and Security Corps” (Σχέδιο κριτηρίων αξιολόγησης στρατεύσιμων αθλητών ατομικών και ομαδικών αθλημάτων), programme, 1999 (last accessed 23/03/2022).

Prosfero website” (last accessed 29/03/2022).

Psychosocial Empowerment Programme “Micri Arktos”, programme (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Pupils in Research – MERA”, competition (last accessed 22/03/2022).

“Rethink (reduce, reuse, recycle), campaign for the reuse, recycle and reduction of waste”, information campaign, 2014 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Role Model Network”, initiative, 2017 (last accessed 19/03/2022).

“Running for my health” (Παγκύπριος Σχολικός «Δρόμος Υγείας 2020»), initiative, 2020 (last accessed 22/03/2022).

“Safer Internet Day” (Ημέρα Ασφαλούς Διαδικτύου), campaign (last accessed 21/03/2022).

SALTO-YOUTH platform”, platform (last accessed 18/03/2022).

“Smoking Cessation Programmes” (Προγράμματα Διακοπής του Καπνίσματος), programme (last accessed 23/03/2022).

“Social Sports Programme” (Κοινωνικός Αθλητισμός), programme (last accessed 22/03/2022).

South-Eastern Mediterranean Sea Project”, project, 2018 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

“Sports for All” (Αθλητισμός Για Όλους), programme, 1985 (last accessed 23/03/2022).

“Support for Vulnerable Populations” (Σχεδιασμός "Στήριξη Ευάλωτων Ομάδων Πληθυσμού"), programme (last accessed 23/03/2021).

“TARGET” programme for Drug Harm Reduction, programme (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Technology and Innovation in Education – TEKE” , competition (last accessed 22/03/2022).

Time to Move”, campaign (last accessed 21/03/2022).

The SΤΕΑΜers, programme, 2016 (last accessed 19/03/2022).

“Treatment programmes in Cyprus” (Θεραπευτικά προγράμματα στην Κύπρο), programme (last accessed 23/03/2022).

“Theatricon Katafygio” (Θεατρικό Καταφύγιο), programme, 2013 (last accessed 23/03/2022).

UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage”, conference (last accessed 23/03/2022).

“Valitsa” (Εργαστήρια Βαλίτσα), workshop (last accessed 21/03/2022).

“WEGREEN CYPRUS” (Πρασινίζουμε την Κύπρο), initiative, 2016 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth 2019 and Youth Forum Lisboa+21”, event, 2019 (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Young Cities, information campaign (last accessed 29/03/2022).

“Young coaches for Internet” (Μικροί Εκπαιδευτές στο Διαδίκτυο), programme (last accessed 18/03/2022).

Young Reporters for the Environment”, programme (last accessed 17/03/2022).

Youth Initiatives”, project (last accessed 17/03/2022).

“Youth Leadership Academy” (Καλοκαιρινή Σχολή Ηγεσίας και Δημιουργικότητας), summer school, 2019 (last accessed 21/03/2022).

Youth Makerspace”, programme, 2017 (last accessed 19/03/2022).

Youth Parliament (Η Βουλή των Εφήβων) (last accessed 15/02/2022).