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Vacancy Announcement: Cultural Mediator/Interpreter (French / Full-time)
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Vacancy Announcement: Cultural Mediator/Interpreter (French / Full-time)

The Cyprus Refugee Council is interested to hire a motivated individual for the post of Cultural Mediator/Interpreter (French) for the project Strengthening Asylum in Cyprus funded by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Country Office in Cyprus. The Cultural Mediator/Interpreter (French) will carry out duties at the First Reception Center in Kokkinotrimithia (primarily)...

Vacancy Announcement – Project Officer (Full-time)  
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Vacancy Announcement – Project Officer (Full-time)  

The Cyprus Refugee Council is interested to hire a motivated individual to support the implementation of projects, and awareness-raising activities and initiatives that promote integration of refugees.  CyRC undertakes reach-out, training and support activities that promote a better understanding of refugees’ rights, in accordance with international and domestic legislation, policies and promising practices, promoting effective...

Press Release: HIV Should Not be Used as a Tool to Cultivate Fear and Racism
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Press Release: HIV Should Not be Used as a Tool to Cultivate Fear and Racism

[Ακολουθεί το Δελτίο Τύπου στα Ελληνικά] In relation to the public statements made by the Minister of Interior, Mr. Nikos Nouris, during the CyBC TV programme “First Update” on Thursday, November 2nd, 2022, we wish to emphasise the following: We believe that HIV infection cannot and should not be used as a tool to cultivate...

Active Citizen Days 2022
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Active Citizen Days 2022

How can civil society advocate for the rights of vulnerable groups? CyRC representative participated in the Active Citizen Days 2022 that brought together 80 civil society representatives from across Europe under the topic of advocacy for social inclusion! The event was organised by the Active Citizens Fund in cooperation with ACF Poland National Program and ACF Poland...

Mobility for Upskilling: CyRC staff participation in ELENA Network training
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Mobility for Upskilling: CyRC staff participation in ELENA Network training

CyRC Staff members recently participated in ELENA Network training on 28th and 29th of October 2022, organised by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE). Through their participation, our staff members had the opportunity to enhance their understanding of jurisprudence and practices of the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European...

1st Financial Inclusion Conference for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
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1st Financial Inclusion Conference for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

The UNHCR Country Office in Cyprus hosted a workshop on access to financial services for asylum-seekers and refugees on 14 October 2022. The workshop brought together key stakeholders from the financial sector, governmental departments, NGOs and refugee entrepreneurs to discuss the challenges experienced by the refugee population in Cyprus and explore opportunities for their financial...

Vacancy Announcement – Social Advisor for Asylum Seekers – Pournara First Reception Center, Kokkinotrimithia
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Vacancy Announcement – Social Advisor for Asylum Seekers – Pournara First Reception Center, Kokkinotrimithia

The Cyprus Refugee Council is interested to hire a motivated individual to carry out the tasks of the Social Advisor focusing mainly on the Pournara First Reception Center in Kokkinotrimithia for the project Strengthening Asylum in Cyprus funded by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Country Office in Cyprus. Organizational Context The Cyprus...

Vacancy Announcement – Integration Advisor
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Vacancy Announcement – Integration Advisor

The Cyprus Refugee Council is interested to hire a motivated individual to carry out the tasks of the Integration Advisor for the project Strengthening Asylum in Cyprus funded by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Country Office in Cyprus. Under this project and in order to address the challenges faced by refugees in...

The ‘Up to You(th)’ Festival is back!
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The ‘Up to You(th)’ Festival is back!

After a two-year interruption, the ‘Up to You(th)’ Festival is making a strong comeback on the 24th of September at 17:00 at Acropolis Park in Nicosia. The 6th edition of the festival with the slogan ‘Up to You(th)’, invites the public to a celebration of youth, powered by youth, to state emphatically that the present and future is in the hands of...

CyRC Volunteer/Internship opportunity
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CyRC Volunteer/Internship opportunity

We are looking for 2 dedicated and energetic volunteers/interns to join our Organization that offer help to asylum seekers and refugees in Cyprus. The Cyprus Refugee Council (CyRC) is an independent, non for profit organization, that focuses on refugees, asylum seekers, detainees, trafficking victims and survivors of torture. Cyprus Refugee Council works closely with the local...