Cyprus Youth Clubs Organization

Cyprus Youth Clubs Organisation (KOKEN) is the coordinating body of 105 Youth Clubs in Cyprus with more than 8000 members in urban and rural areas of the Republic of Cyprus. The main aim of KOKEN is to offer opportunities to young Cypriots to develop their skills and attitudes and to promote active participation in local, national and international level.
KOKEN supports permanent and periodic activities of the youth clubs in the following fields: sports, culture, non formal education, European projects, health prevention, human rights, environment and volunteering.
We have solid experience in the implementation of various European projects in the past 6 years. We have implemented Youth in Action projects, Grundtvig project and we have participated in various projects abroad as well. The impact of our activities and projects reaches almost every corner of the Republic of Cyprus because of the number of youth clubs and the network of partner organisations.
Cyprus Youth Clubs Organisation is a member of the counseling body of the Youth board of Cyprus and an active member of the Cyprus Youth Council. In European level KOKEN is a member of the European Confederation of Youth Clubs (ECYC).
Our Organisation has gained solid experience in the field of European projects. With the support of the European Programme “Youth in Action” we have implemented projects under Training Courses, Youth Exchanges, Youth Initiatives, EVS projects, Partnerships, and Cooperation with Neighboring Countries. We carried out training courses on subjects such as: Youth Participation, Skills Development for Youth Workers, Sex Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership.
We have also implemented a Grundtvig Workshop under the Lifelong Learning Programme for Sharing Learning in Communities.

Past projects

The endless world of Music-Creating Bonds

Music as a tool for communication.Music as a tool of expressing emotions. Alternative ways to create sounds and produce music.Create Bonds between people.

Tradition P2P: From Past to Present

Tradition, different cultures, similarities and differences, how has tradition affected our modern way of life, how can we learn through tradition.

Disabilities OR Different Abilities?

Development of the skills and tools needed to involve people with disabilities (different abilities) in Youth activities.Interesting Approach!

Enhancing Awareness in European Diversity

Awareness raise regarding European values, projects and opportunities as well as understanding and assimilating different European cultures.

Human Rights at the heart of Europe

A training course on Human Rights Education in Cyprus


A Youth Exchange on Environmental Sustainability and Healthy Youth Lifestyles.

Be the change you wish to see in the world

Volunteer for the Cyprus Youth Clubs Organisation

Break the chains- Stop Human Trafficking

A Youth Exchange about Human Trafficking

Life with meaning

Volunteer for the Cyprus Youth Clubs Organisation

PUT YOURSELF IN THEIR SHOES: Walk with the Refugees

A Youth Exchange on causes and dimension of the Refugee Crisis

R.A.C.E - Racism Awareness through Citizenship Education

A Training Course on Racism Awareness through Citizenship Education

Living with the Media: Sense and Sensibility

A Youth Exchange promoting Media Literacy and Critical Thinking

Give a hand

A European Voluntary Service Program

More Than Words

A European Voluntary Service to improve personal and professional skills of young people.

Tearing down walls, building bridges

Youth exchange about the social inclusion of refugees.

Bringing NEET youth back to social NET

A training course on social inclusion and active youth participation.

Are you aware of your impact?

A Youth Exchange on Environmental Education and Green Volunteering.

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Cyprus Youth Clubs Organization is

a Non-profit/Non-Governmental Organisation
based in Cyprus
  • Cyprus
focused on
  • Non-formal learning
  • Unemployment/employability
  • Urban/rural development
  • Volunteering
  • Youth policy
and interested in:
  • Youth Exchanges
  • Volunteering Activities (formerly EVS)
  • Training and Networking
  • Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Capacity Building
  • Meetings between young people and decision-makers
Cyprus Youth Clubs Organization in 160 characters:

KOKEN, the Cyprus Youth Clubs Organization, is the coordinating instrument of all Youth Clubs of the Republic of Cyprus.

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