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Turkey Needs Assessment Report

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Turkey Needs Assessment Report

Publisher: Technical Assistance for Civil Society Organisations (TACSO)

Date: 2014

Volume: 118 pages, pdf


This study was conducted within the context of EC-funded project Technical Assistance to Civil Society Organisations 2 (TACSO 2) in the IPA Countries (EuropeAid/133642/C/SER/Multi), implemented by a consortium led by SIPU International. The general objective of the project Technical Assistance to the Civil Society Organisations 2 (TACSO 2) from the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) Beneficiaries is to strengthen the overall capacities and accountability of CSOs within the IPA beneficiaries and to guarantee the quality of services of CSOs and a sustainable role of CSOs in the democratic process.The main purposes of the project are to:
   - increase and improve the capacity and actions of CSOs;
   - improve the democratic role of CSOs 2.
The Updating TACSO Turkey Needs Assessment assignment was conducted to lay down the basis for planning and conducting TACSO 2 activities in Turkey. The aim of the study was to update the previous study conducted in 2011 in scope of TACSO 1. The study is to provide a comprehensive assessment of civil society in Turkey and the environment that it works in, including its strengths and weaknesses, milestones to date and the challenges it faces to its further development.