Call: Financial constributions to joint actions to improve the effective application of Directive 2001/95/EC on General Product Safety
|Type of Fund||Action programme|
|Description of programme |
The general objective of the Programme is to ensure a high level of consumer protection, to empower consumers and to place the consumer at the heart of the internal market, within the framework of an overall strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. The Programme will do so by contributing to protecting the health, safety and the legal and economic interests of consumers, as well as to promoting their right to information, education and to organise themselves in order to safeguard their interests, and supporting the integration of consumer interests into other policy areas. The Programme shall complement, support and monitor the policies of Member States.
|Description of programme |
The general objective referred to in Article 2 of Regulation (EU) No 254/2014 shall be pursued through specific objective Safety: to consolidate and enhance product safety through effective market surveillance throughout the Union through:
Financial constributions to joint actions to improve the effective application of Directive 2001/95/EC on General Product Safety
|Description of call |
"Financial constributions to joint actions to improve the effective application of Directive 2001/95/EC on General Product Safety"
call for proposals relates to the financing mechanisms for specific joint actions between national authorities responsible
for the enforcement of consumer protection laws. In particular, the present call relates to specific joint actions in
the area of the safety of non-food consumer products and services.
|Thematic Focus||Trade, Security, Consumer protection|
|Funding area|| EU Member
|Select Origin of Applicant|| EU Member States
Potential Candidate Countries
|Eligible applicants||NGO / NPO, National Government, Public Services|
|Applicant details|| |
Beneficiaries eligible for grants may be Member States’ authorities responsible for consumer affairs and corresponding authorities of third countries notified to the Commission in accordance with Directive 2001/95/EC by a Member State or by a third country referred to in Article 7 of the Consumer Programme 2014-2020, or non-profit-making bodies expressly designated by those authorities for that purpose.
|Project Partner Details|| |
Actions shall be considered as of exceptional utility where they involve at least 10 Member States taking part in the European network of Member States’ competent authorities for product safety referred to in Article 10 of Directive 2001/95/EC or they contribute to the implementation of market surveillance activities in the field of product safety that have been provided for in a Union legal act.
|Project duration min||12 months|
|Project duration max||36 months|
|Further info||As a general rule, the maximum duration of joint actions ranges from 12 to 36 months|
|Type of Funding||Grant|
|Financial details|| |
The total amount available
for this call is 2 500 000 €
|Submission||The application form is only available online; proposals must be submitted via the Participant Portal and before the call deadline. Information on how to access the online application tool will be available in call section of the Chafea website: http://ec.europa.eu/chafea/consumers/consumers_calls.html|
|Contact Details|| |
Responsible body for EU Consumer Policy is Chafea-Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency