Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (HSPN)
Founded in 1951 in Greece, the HSPN is the oldest environmental organization in Greece and acts as a non-profit association. The HSPN rep-resents in Greece the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), a global educational organization, and operates all five of its inter-national Programmes for environmental education and sustainable management: “Eco-Schools”, “Young Reporters for the Environment”, “Learning about Forests”, “Blue Flag” and “Green Key”. At present, HSPN is active in five main areas: Environmental Interventions, Nature Conservation, Environmental Education, Sustainable Management in the Tourism Sector, Public Awareness Raising.
For more information, visit: http://eepf.gr/en
Foundation for Environmental Education in Turkey (TÜRÇEV – Türkiye Çevre Eğitim Vakfı)
Founded in 1993, TÜRÇEV operates FEE’s programmes in Turkey. TÜRÇEV initiated its action with the “Blue Flag” in 1993 and then joined other FEE Programmes: “Young Reporters for the Environment” and “Eco-Schools” in 1995, “Learning about Forests” in 2004 and “Green Key” in 2011. TÜRÇEV’s central office is in Ankara and branch offices are in Antalya, Bodrum (Muğla) and İzmir.
For more information, visit: http://www.turcev.org.tr
The “Civil Society Dialogue between EU and Turkey” Programme is implemented with the financial support of the EU. In 2006, it was established by the Directorate for EU Affairs and served as a plat-form for civil society organizations (NGOs) from EU member states and Turkey to meet for commons issues and then societies to get to know each other, exchange information and establish a sustainable dialogue between them. The first implementation of the Programme, started in 2008. Civil Society Dialogue between EU and Turkey – Grant Scheme (CSD) was put into practice in the scope of IPA – Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance. Through this Programme, a total amount of 42.5 million euros was provided to 350 dialogue projects run as partnerships between NGOs from Turkey and EU member or candidate countries. Accepted projects targeted gender equality, education, agriculture, health, food, environment etc.
For more information, visit http://siviltoplumdiyalogu.org/