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Call: Action grants to support national or transnational projects on non-discrimination and Roma integration

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Programme
Acronym REC
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"Rights, Equality and Citizenship"

The general objective of the Programme shall be to contribute, in accordance with Article 4 of the Treaty on the EU (TEU), to the further development of an area where equality and the rights of persons as enshrined in the TEU, in the Treaty of the Functioning of the EU (TFEU), in the Charter of fundamental rights of the EU and in the international human rights conventions to which the Union has acceded, are promoted, protected and effectively implemented. The Programme follows 9 Specific objectives:

  1. Promote non–discrimination
  2. Combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance
  3. Promote rights of persons with disabilities
  4. Promote equality between women and men and gender mainstreaming
  5. Prevent violence against children, young people, women and other groups at risk (Daphne)
  6. Promote the rights of the child
  7. Ensure the highest level of data protection
  8. Promote the rights deriving from Union citizenship
  9. Enforce consumer rights
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Description of programme
"Fundamental Rights and Citizenship"

The Fundamental Rights and Citizenship programme aims to promote the development of a European society based on respect for fundamental rights and rights derived from citizenship of the European Union.

The focus of the Fundamental Rights and Citizenship programme is:

  • the protection of the rights of the child;
  • combating racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism;
  • the fight against homophobia;
  • active participation in the democratic life of the Union;
  • data protection and privacy rights;
  • training and networking between legal professions and legal practitioners.
Call
Action grants to support national or transnational projects on non-discrimination and Roma integration
Description of call
"Action grants to support national or transnational projects on non-discrimination and Roma integration"

In this call, the Commission wishes to support activities which tackle at least one of the following groups at risk of discrimination: racial or ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, older/younger people, religious minorities and LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex) people.

The priority areas of this call for proposals are:

1. Fighting against discrimination based on sexual orientation in society and promoting the rights of LGBTI people.
2. Diversity management in the public and private sector: identification of existing practices, measurement of diversity management benefits, and awareness-raising. The proposed activities may be linked to the launch and implementation of Diversity Charters.
3. Roma: activities aiming to raise awareness and combat harmful stereotypes of Roma and supporting thereby their integration into mainstream society.
4. To raise awareness about intergenerational solidarity and non-discrimination on the basis of age (in particular of young people).

Priority will be given to fund at least one project in each of the above-mentioned four priority areas, subject to eligibility and reaching sufficient quality threshold under award criteria.
 

This call will fund activities on:

  • training of professionals;
  • mutual learning, exchange of good practices, cooperation, including identifying best practices which may be transferable to other participating countries;
  • dissemination and awareness raising activities (including at local level), such as seminars, conferences, campaigns or social media and press activities

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Thematic Focus Education, Equal Rights, Capacity Building, Youth, Human Rights, Social affairs
Funding area EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
Liechtenstein
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
Liechtenstein
Eligible applicants International Organization, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), NGO / NPO, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Public Services
Applicant details

The applicants and partners must be public entities or private organisations or international organisations. Organisations which are profit-oriented must submit applications in partnership with public entities or private non-profit-oriented organisations. 

Recurring Call No
Project duration max 24 months
Type of Funding Grant
Financial details

The EU grant applied for cannot be lower than 150 000 € or higher than 500 000 €.
Total call budget: 2 600 000 €
Maximum possible rate of co-financing of the eligible costs: 80%.

Submission

Applications in response to this call are only possible via the Electronic Submission System. In order to use this system all participants (applicant and partners) first need to create a user account, the so-called ECAS account. To do so, you need to access the Participant Portal: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/home.html

Contact Details

https://ec.europa.eu/info/about-european-commission/contact_en


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