Call for Proposals for Social Experimentation - under Progress
The aim of the call is to
develop and test (i.e. pilot) socially
innovative approaches in EU policy priorities, in the context
of the Social OMC, and to intensify mutual
learning amongst key actors, including transnationally. The
rigid evaluation/mainstreaming requirements of the previous call have been
removed, although a good evaluation frame is a key criterion. The projects will
need to include multiple stakeholders - e.g. public bodies, local authorities,
NGOs and service providers and should include activities like networking,
evaluation, examination of transferability or inventory of achievements in the
Key policy areas for
piloting new approaches:
- active inclusion, housing
exclusion and homelessness, child poverty and social inclusion of migrants,
- social inclusion of young
- innovative projects
related to transition from institutional care to community care
Duration of project: 12-24 months, starting from 1st January 2011. Any
expenditure incurred before signature of the grant agreement is at the
Closing date is 31st August 2010
Co-financing - up to 80%, applicant should guarantee the remaining
20% of co-financing in cash and contributions in kind are not
Deadline for submission 31/08/2010 latest
Amount: 2.5 million for
around 10 projects
Eligibility of applicant - Accessible to all stakeholders from all PROGRESS
participating countries including EFTA, candidate and pre-candidate.
Financial Capacity - Must be confirmed by the provision of the
declaration of honour, and balance sheet together with the profit and loss
account for the last financial year.
Access call and other
and combat violence against children, young people and women and to protect
victims and groups at risk
With a budget of €28.990.560 this call for proposals for action grants aims to select projects falling under the objectives of the
Daphne III programme and the call priorities.
Projects require a minimum partnership of 2 organisations from different EU member states and
must have duration
of 12 or 24 months.
Grants awarded under the call will range from € 75.000 to € 300.000 for 12-month projects and from € 150.000 to € 600.000 for 24-month projects, which may constitute a
maximum of 80% of overall eligible project cost.
for proposals JLS/2009-2010/DAP/AG:
The deadline for submission of applications is 30 April
2010, 12:00 CET.
Street and peer violence - Identification of best
practices, recommendations, education and
campaigns involving young people on the issues of street
violence, youth violence and related lifestyle issues such as drug and alcohol
abuse and weapon-carrying.
Media violence - Targeted educational
programmes and activities designed to increase children, young people and/or
women's understanding of the potentially negative impacts of
new technologies and to educate them on risks and
solutions with the aim to ensure their well being and safety.
Corporal punishment of children -
Awareness-raising and educational materials addressing
the issue of corporal punishment of children in their
homes and/or in institutional or quasi institutional settings throughout
Capacity building of law enforcement agents and legal
practitioners related to intimate
partner violence - Training and exchange of
experiences with the view of building the capacity of practitioners in the law
enforcement, judicial and para-legal fields to assist women victims of intimate
partner violence when in contact with the police or judicial system.
Field work at grass-roots level with involvement of children,
young people and/or women,
in particular programmes that aim to empower them to
protect themselves and their peers
against violence. Such programmes might specifically
include training, counselling, formal
and informal support group mechanisms and innovative
ideas for developing a protective environment for children, young people and
For more information,
To read the Call for
1.3: Cooperation Projects with Third countries (lasting up to twenty four
This category seeks to
support cultural cooperation projects aimed at cultural
exchanges between the countries taking part in the
Programme and Third
have concluded association or cooperation agreements with the EU, provided that
the latter contain cultural clauses. Every year one or more Third Countries are selected for that particular year.
The eligible third countries are: Armenia, Belarus,
Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Moldova, occupied Palestinian Territory, Tunisia and
The action must
generate a concrete international cooperation dimension. The cooperation
projects involve at least three cultural operators, from at least three
countries taking part in the Programme and cultural cooperation with at least
one organisation from the selected Third Country and involve cultural activities carried out in the selected Third Country. Funds of between EUR 50. 000 and a
maximum of EUR 200. 000 are available, but the ceiling for support from the
European Union is limited to 50% of the total eligible costs.
For the Programme
Guide, please visit:
DRUG PREVENTION AND INFORMATION
Within the framework of
the Drug Prevention and
Information Programme the Commission has launched the Call for Proposals -
Action Grants 2009-2010.
for Proposals JLS/2009-2010/DPIP/AG. The deadline for submission of
applications is 28 April 2010 12:00 CET.
It is aimed at
supporting specific transnational projects submitted by partnership of
organisations active in the field of Drug Prevention and Information. All
applications need to be submitted electronically using on-line PRIAMOS system
which you can access through electronic registration/applications menu.
This programme builds on the
EU's Drugs Strategy and
Action plans, the ultimate aim of which is to significantly reduce the social
harm and health damage caused by the use of, and trade in, illicit drugs.
The general objectives
of this programme are:
-to prevent and reduce drug use, dependence and drug related harms;
-to contribute to the improvement of information on the
effects of drug use;
-to support the implementation of the EU Drugs Strategy.
The Programme supports
projects and activities associated with the following specific objectives:
-To promote transnational actions to:
set up multidisciplinary networks that can make a clear
and specific contribution to achieving the objectives of this programme; ensure the expansion of the knowledge base, the exchange of information and
the identification and dissemination of good practice, e.g. through training,
study visits and staff exchanges;
-raise awareness of the
social and health problems caused by drugs use and to encourage an open
dialogue with a view to promoting a better understanding of the drug
-support measures aimed at preventing drug use, including
the reduction of drug-related harm and treatment methods, taking into account
the latest state of scientific knowledge;
-To involve civil society in the implementation and development
of the European Union's Drugs Strategy and Action Plans;
-To monitor, implement and evaluate the implementation of
specific actions under the Drugs Action Plans 2005-2008 and 2009-2012.
The target groups of
the programme's activities are all those who may be affected by the
consequences of drug use, including: young people, pregnant women, vulnerable
groups and problematic neighbourhoods. Other target groups are, inter alia,
teachers and educational staff, parents, social workers, local and national
authorities, medical and paramedical staff, judicial staff, law enforcement and
penitentiary authorities, NGOs, trade unions and religious communities.
For more information
please visit: http://ec.europa.eu/justice_home/funding/drugs/funding_drugs_en.htm
THE DRUG PREVENTION AND INFORMATION PROGRAMME
CALL FOR PROPOSALS JLS/2010/DPIP/OG
(Support to the activities of NGOs
or other organisations through operating grants)
This call is aimed at supporting the existence and
functioning of organisations - such as non profit organisations, voluntary
associations, foundations, NGOs or similar bodies - pursuing an aim of general
European interest, to enable them to carry out a set of activities over a
period which is equivalent to the organisations' financial year for 2010. Such
organisations must envisage activities in their annual work programmes that
contribute to the general objectives of the Drug Prevention and Information Programme,
i.e.: to prevent and reduce drug use, dependence and drug related harm; to
contribute to the improvement of information on drug use; and to support
implementation of the EU Drugs Strategy.
The general objectives of
the Drug Prevention and Information Programme 2007-2013 are:
(a) to prevent and reduce drug
use, dependence and drug-related harms.
(b) to contribute to the
improvement of information on drug use; and
(c) to support the
implementation of the EU Drugs Strategy.
The Programme 2007-2013 supports projects and activities
associated with the following
(a) To promote transnational
(b) set up multidisciplinary
networks that can make a clear and specific
contribution to achieving the
objectives of this programme;
-ensure the expansion of the
knowledge base, the exchange of
information and the
identification and dissemination of good
practice, e.g. through
training, study visits and staff exchanges;
-raise awareness of the social
and health problems caused by drugs
use and to encourage an open
dialogue with a view to promoting a
better understanding of the
drug phenomenon; and
-support measures aimed at
preventing drug use, including the
reduction of drug-related harm
and treatment methods, taking into
account the latest state of
(c) To involve civil society
in the implementation and development of the
European Union's Drugs
Strategy and Action Plans; and
(d) To monitor, implement and
evaluate the implementation of specific actions
under the Drugs Action Plans
2005-2008 and 2009-2012.
BUDGET AND FINANCIAL PROVISIONS
The indicative budget available for operating grants
under this call is EUR 400.000.
1. Financial provisions
(a) The maximum individual
grant amount is EUR 100.000.
The deadline for
submitting the application is 17 December 2009, 12:00 CET (noon).
CONTACTS AND FURTHER INFORMATION
Directorate General Justice, Freedom and Security
The Drug Prevention and Information Programme website:
Questions may be sent by e-mail to: JLS-DRUGS-PROGRAMME@ec.europa.eu
Investing in People; Children's Participation
Budget line 21.05.01.03 Reference:
Deadline for submission of Concept Notes: 18/11/2009
The call for
proposals both reflects and contributes to the European Commission (EC)'s
commitments to effectively promote and safeguard children's rights in
socio-economic development policies. Specifically, it aims at enabling
children's involvement in the development, implementation and monitoring of
policies and actions impacting on the realisation of their rights.
The overall objective of this call for proposals is to
empower children in playing a leading role in their own development and the
development of their communities while creating a strong base for their
meaningful participation at local, national and regional levels.
The specific objective
is to support children to effectively network, participate and be directly
represented in local, national and regional decision-making and follow up
processes impacting upon their lives and the fulfilment of their rights
enshrined in the UNCRC.
Size of grants
requested for an action under this call for proposals must fall between the
following minimum and maximum amounts: Minimum amount: EUR 250 000. For
applicants having the nationality of a Member of the EEA or of a country
eligible under the reciprocal access rules, the minimum grant amount is EUR 400
000. Maximum amount: EUR 1
A grant may not exceed 80% of the total eligible costs of the action (see also section
2.1.4). The balance must be financed
from the applicant's or partners' own resources, or from sources other than the
European Community budget or the European Development Fund.
HOW TO APPLY?
This is a restricted Call for Proposals. In the first instance, only Concept Notes must be submitted for evaluation. Thereafter, applicants whose Concept
Notes have been pre-selected will be invited to submit a Full Application Form.
information please visit the European Commission website:
Call for tender: Evaluation of the impact of the EU instruments affecting
children's rights with a view to assessing the level of protection and
promotion of children's rights in the EU (2009/S 107-153956)
DG JLS has published a call for
a study about the evaluation of impact of the EU instruments affecting
children's rights with a view to assessing the level of protection and
promotion of children's rights in the EU.
The deadline for submitting offers is the 22/07/2009. Following the approval of the Commission Communication „Towards an EU
Strategy on the Rights of the Child (COM 52006)367, the aim of the
evaluation is: (a) to assess the impact of EU actions on
children's rights; b) to assess the extent to which the
Communication COM (2006) 367 is contributing to promote the 'Rights of the
Child' within and outside the EU; and (c) to analyze national policies of the
27 Member States on children's rights. Next to the retrospective analysis of
the results achieved, the contractor should also formulate first orientations
for possible future initiatives in this field.
should take overall stock of the different actions of the EU at international
and European levels in the area of the 'Rights of the Child' until June 2008.
The evaluation should cover :
EU actions i.e. legislative actions,
non-legislative actions (e.g. communication, green paper, reports,
etc.), funding and significant case law of the European Court of Justice
affecting children rights; and
Member States' national policies on children's
estimated value of the study excluding VAT is 400.000 Euro.
The deadline for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing
documents is 14.7.2009 to:
Commission, DG Justice, Liberty and Security, Unit JLS D4, Financial Support,
Fundamental Rights and
MO 59 01/068,
Mr. Renatas Mazeika,
New call for proposal on Trans-national Actions on social
experimentation (VP/2009/005) under the PROGRESS programme
This call for proposals seeks to promote social experimentation as a
source of innovation in the social policies falling within the open method of
coordination applied to social protection and social inclusion in the European
Experiments refer to a specific
evidence-based methodology which measures the impact of the pilot experience
through randomly selected control groups. Key theme areas are active
inclusion, child poverty, and access, quality and availability of healthcare
and long-term care. NGOs based in EU Member States or in EEA/EFTA countries may
apply for it, provided that they
have legal status, are non-profit oriented and are expressly mandated by a
public authority (through an annexed form) to assume responsibility for
implementing this action. Projects should involve at least two organisations in
the above-mentioned countries. The grant per project will be 350.000 €. The
Commission will finance 80%, % of
the project budget, while 20% should be co-financed by other sources. No core costs
will be financed under this call, which is focussed on supporting pilot
projects and evaluating their impact in view of future policies. The deadline for submitting projects
will be Tuesday 01/09/2009.
The projects will start from 15/12/09 to 31/03/10 and have a
duration of 12 to 24 months. More
detailed information can be found at:
by writing to email@example.com