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Call: Joint enforcement and cooperation actions which aim at improving the effective application of Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 December 2001 on general product safety

Programme
Consumer Programme
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"Consumer 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.

Link http://ec.europa.eu/chafea/consumers/
Description of programme
"Safety"

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:

  • Scientific advice and risk analysis relevant to consumer health and safety regarding non-food products and services including support for the tasks of the independent scientific committees established by Decision 2008/721/EC,
  • Coordination of market surveillance and enforcement actions on product safety with regard to Directive 2001/95/EC, and actions to improve consumer services safety,
  • Maintenance and further development of databases on cosmetics.
Call
Joint enforcement and cooperation actions which aim at improving the effective application of Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 December 2001 on general product safety
Description of call
"Joint enforcement and cooperation actions which aim at improving the effective application of Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 December 2001 on general product safety "
The joint actions cover the following aspects of administrative cross-border cooperation activities: assessment of risks posed by non-food consumer products and product testing; market surveillance operations and co-operation with customs authorities; exchange of expertise and best practices; meetings and workshops, implementation of an effective communication strategy and collaboration with relevant stakeholders (businesses and consumer organisations).
Link http://ec.europa.eu/chafea/documents/consumers/consumer-annual-work-programme-2017-annex_en.pdf
Thematic Focus Security, Trade, Consumer protection
Funding area EU Member States
Select Origin of Applicant EU Member States
EFTA countries
Candidate Countries
Potential Candidate Countries
Eastern Partnership
Eligible applicants National Government, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority
Project Partner Yes
Type of Funding Grant
Financial details Total Amount 2 500 000 €
Financial contributions of up to 50% are permitted for joint actions with the participation of bodies from at least 5 Member States. In the case of actions of exceptional utility, the contribution by the Union shall not exceed 70 % of the eligible costs. Actions shall be considered as of exceptional utility where they involve at least 10 Member States or countries of the European Free Trade Association participating in the European Economic Area (EFTA/EEA countries)
Contact Details

Responsible body for EU Consumer Policy is  Chafea-Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency

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