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Call: Pilot Project "Europe of diversities"

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Programme
Rights, Equality and Citizenship
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.

To achieve the general objective, the Programme has the following specific objectives:

  • to promote the effective implementation of the principle of non -discrimination on grounds of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation, and to respect the principle of non-discrimination on the grounds provided for in Article 21 of the Charter;
  • to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance;
  • to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities;
  • to promote equality between women and men and to advance gender mainstreaming;
  • to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children, young people and women, as well as violence against other groups at risk, in particular groups at risk of violence in close relationships, and to protect victims of such violence;
  • to promote and protect the rights of the child;
  • to contribute to ensuring the highest level of protection of privacy and personal data;
  • to promote and enhance the exercise of rights deriving from citizenship of the Union;
  • to enable individuals in their capacity as consumers or entrepreneurs in the internal market to enforce their rights deriving from Union law, having regard to the projects funded under the Consumer Programme.

Amongst others, the specific objectives shall be pursued through:

  • enhancing awareness and knowledge of Union law and policies as well as of the rights, values and principles underpinning the Union;
  • supporting the effective, comprehensive and consistent implementation and application of Union law instruments and policies in the Member States and the monitoring and evaluation thereof.
Link http://ec.europa.eu/justice/grants1/programmes-2014-2020/rec/index_en.htm
Call
Pilot Project "Europe of diversities"
Description of call
"Pilot Project "Europe of diversities" "
The pilot project aims to:
  • finance trainings, seminars, workshops, and conferences on how to maintain the uniqueness of Europe of diversities and how to promote unity in diversity;
  • promote the exchange of good practices in fighting discrimination and promoting diversity at local and regional level;
  • help to identify and target discriminatory practices at local and regional level and build understanding between majority and minority societies.


EU-added value is an important feature of successful project proposals.

Link https://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/rec/topics/rec-rppi-eudi-ag-2016.html
Thematic Focus Human Rights, European Citizenship, Art and Culture, Education
Funding area EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
Select Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
Eligible applicants Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, NGO / NPO, Public Services, International Organization
Applicant details The applicant must be a public entity or a private non-profit-oriented organisation, duly established in one of the countries participating in the Programme, or an international organisation; partners must be public entities or private organisations, duly established in one of the countries participating in the Programme, or international organisations.
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details The application can be national (local or regional) or transnational and must involve at least two eligible organisations (applicant and partner).
Project duration max 18 months
Type of Funding Grant
Financial details Funding per project: Between 150 000 € and 250 000 €.
Total budget of the call: 1 million €

Funding rate: 80%
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