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Call: Supporting Initiatives in the Field of Drugs Policy

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Programme
Justice
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"Justice"

The general objective of the Programme shall be to contribute to the further development of a European area of justice based on mutual recognition and mutual trust, in particular by promoting judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters.

Specific objectives:

  • to facilitate and support judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters;
  • to support and promote judicial training, including language training on legal terminology, with a view to fostering a common legal and judicial culture;
  • to facilitate effective access to justice for all, including to promote and support the rights of victims of crime, while respecting the rights of the defence;
  • to support initiatives in the field of drugs policy as regards judicial cooperation and crime prevention aspects closely linked to the general objective of the Programme, in so far as they are not covered by the Internal security fund for financial support for police cooperation, preventing and combating crime, and crisis management or by the Health for Growth Programme;

The specific objectives of the Programme shall be pursued through, in particular:

  • enhancing public awareness and knowledge of Union law and policies;
  • with a view to ensuring efficient judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters, improving knowledge of Union law, including substantive and procedural law, of judicial cooperation instruments and of the relevant case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union, and of comparative law;
  • supporting the effective, comprehensive and consistent implementation and application of Union instruments in the Member States and the monitoring and evaluation thereof;
  • promoting cross-border cooperation, improving mutual knowledge and understanding of the civil and criminal law and the legal and judicial systems of the Member States and enhancing mutual trust
  • improving knowledge and understanding of potential obstacles to the smooth functioning of a European area of justice;
  • improving the efficiency of judicial systems and their cooperation by means of information and communication technology, including the cross-border interoperability of systems and applications.
Link https://ec.europa.eu/justice/grants1/programmes-2014-2020/justice/index_en.htm
Call
Supporting Initiatives in the Field of Drugs Policy
Description of call
"Supporting Initiatives in the Field of Drugs Policy"
The specific objective of the Supporting Initiatives in the Field of Drugs Policy is to support projects in the field of drugs policy as regards judicial cooperation and crime prevention aspects closely linked to the general objective of the Programme, in so far as they are not covered by the Instrument for financial support for police cooperation, preventing and combating crime, and crisis management, as part of the Internal Security Fund, or by the third Programme for the Union's action in the field of health (2014-2020).

The priorities are:

- To support activities in the area of identification and epidemiology of use of new psychoactive substances;

- To support activities aimed at the effective response to the challenges posed by the online trade of drugs;

- To support the civil society organisations by reinforcing their (i) advocacy function, (ii) capacity to make a difference at the local level, (iii) best practice sharing methods and (iv) knowledge and skills on evidence-based interventions and minimum quality standards in the field of drug demand reduction

- To support key stakeholders in the field of prevention by expanding their knowledge and skills, in particular in the context of minimum quality standards

Link http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/just/topics/just-2017-ag-drug.html
Thematic Focus Research, Health, Justice
Funding area EU Member States
Select Origin of Applicant Albania / Shqipëria
Austria / Österreich
Belgium / Belgique-België
Bulgaria / България
Croatia / Hrvatska
Cyprus / Κύπρος
Czech Republic / Česká Republika
Estonia / Eesti
Finland / Suomi
France
Germany / Deutschland
Greece / Ελλάδα (Ellada)
Hungary / Magyarország
Ireland / Ireland
Italy / Italia
Latvia / Latvija
Lithuania / Lietuva
Luxembourg / Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands / Nederland
Poland / Polska
Portugal / Portugal
Romania / România
Slovakia / Slovensko
Slovenia / Slovenija
Spain / España
Sweden / Sverige
Eligible applicants International Organization, NGO / NPO, Public Services
Applicant details In order to be eligible for a grant the applicant and co-applicants must:
a) be legal persons.
b) be established in a Member State of the European Union participating in the Justice Programme.
c) International organisations may be established outside of the Member States of the European Union participating in the Justice Programme.
d) be a public body or a non-profit-making private entity or an international organisation. For-profit entities can only participate as co-applicants. Union agencies cannot submit applications nor be co-applicants.
e) International organisations cannot submit applications; however they may participate as co-applicants.
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details Applications must be transnational involving at least 2 entities established in two different EU Member States participating in the Justice Programme.
Recurring Call Yes
Project duration max 36 months
Type of Funding Grant
Financial details The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects is estimated at 2 632 000 €. The Commission reserves the right not to distribute all the funds available.
The EU grant is limited to a maximum co-funding rate of 80% of the total eligible costs of the action. Consequently, part of the total eligible expenses must be financed from sources other than the EU grant.
Proposals seeking EU co-funding of less than 250 000 € will be rejected.
Submission Applications must be submitted using the Electronic Submission System of the Participant Portal originally developed for the Horizon 2020 Research programmes.
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