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Call: Town Twinning

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Programme
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"Europe for Citizens"

Under the overall aim of bringing the Union closer to citizens the general objectives are:

  • to contribute to citizens' understanding of the Union, its history and diversity;
  • to foster European citizenship and to improve conditions for civic and democratic participation at Union level.

In line with the general and specific objectives of the Programme, annual priorities are defined by the European Commission after consultation of the Programme Committee. Applicants are encouraged to develop projects in line with the objectives of the Programme and targeting the annual priorities. 

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Description of programme
"Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation"

This subprogramme supports:

  • Activities covering civic participation, focusing in particular on European Union policies
  • Initiatives developing opportunities for mutual understanding, intercultural learning, solidarity, societal engagement and volunteering at EU level

For this purpose, three specific measures are foreseen:

  • Town twinning
  • Networks of towns
  • Civil society projects
Call
Town Twinning
Description of call
"Town Twinning"

This measure aims at supporting projects bringing together a wide range of citizens from twinned towns around topics in line with the objectives of the Programme. Priority is given to projects targeting the priorities annually defined for this measure. By mobilizing citizens at local and Union levels to debate on concrete issues from the European political agenda, this measure will seek to promote civic participation in the Union policy-making process.

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Thematic Focus European Citizenship, History
Funding area EU Member States
Albania / Shqipëria
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Iceland / Ísland
Kosovo
Liechtenstein
Montenegro / Crna Gora/Црна Гора
North Macedonia / Северна Македонија
Norway / Norge
Serbia / Сpбија
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Albania / Shqipëria
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Iceland / Ísland
Kosovo
Liechtenstein
Montenegro / Crna Gora/Црна Гора
North Macedonia / Северна Македонија
Norway / Norge
Serbia / Сpбија
Eligible applicants Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, NGO / NPO, Association
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details

A project must involve municipalities from at least 2 eligible countries of which at least one is an EU Member State.

A project must involve a minimum of 25 invited participants. "Invited participants" are international participants sent by the eligible partner/s.

Recurring Call Yes
Project starts 01.01.2017
Project duration max 1 months
Further info

Maximum duration of the meeting: 21 days.

Type of Funding Grant
Financial details

Maximum eligible grant for a project: 25 000 €

Submission

Online via eForm

Contact Details

https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/europe-for-citizens/contacts_en


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