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Report: State of Play on CSOs Data in Turkey

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TACSO Turkey had been facilitating Monitoring of The Guidelines for EU support to civil society in enlargement countries, 2014-2020 in Turkey with contributions from key stakeholders. This report aims to contribute to future works on monitoring civil society in Turkey, in the context of EU Guidelines for Supporting Civil Society in Enlargement Region and EU Program.

Successful development and implementation of capacity development interventions can be built on the status of CSOs with reliable data is an ongoing work in EU and IPA countries.

At the time being, digitalisation of state services in Turkey provides an opportunity to produce and share more and accurate data on CSOs, to enable working towards a stronger civil society in Turkey. Development of this report is facilitated by TACSO Turkey office, in cooperation with Civil Society Development Centre (STGM) and Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (TÜSEV) with contributions from Ministry of EU Affairs, who takes the role of civil society sector coordinator within IPA II in Turkey.

Further works on development of the data on CSOs in Turkey is being carried out by these key organisations in the context of improving enabling environment and civil society development. This report will be useful for any organisation that will designing interventions for capacity development of CSOs or those working on improving enabling environment in Turkey by providing available data resources to design baseline situation.