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Programme: Rights, Equality and Citizenship

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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. The Programme follows 9 Specific objectives:

  1. Promote non–discrimination
  2. Combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance
  3. Promote rights of persons with disabilities
  4. Promote equality between women and men and gender mainstreaming
  5. Prevent violence against children, young people, women and other groups at risk (Daphne)
  6. Promote the rights of the child
  7. Ensure the highest level of data protection
  8. Promote the rights deriving from Union citizenship
  9. Enforce consumer rights
Link Link to Programme
Thematic Focus Education, European Citizenship, Equal Rights, Justice, Capacity Building, Youth, Human Rights, Security, Social affairs
EU Macro-Regions
Danube Region, Adriatic and Ionian Region, Alpine Region, Baltic Sea Region
Funding area EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
Liechtenstein
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
Liechtenstein
Eligible applicants International Organization, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Public Services
Applicant details

Bodies and entities which are profit-oriented shall have access to the Programme only in conjunction with non-profit or public organisations.

The Commission may cooperate with international organisations under the conditions laid down in the relevant annual work programme. Access to the Programme shall be open to international organisations active in the areas covered by the Programme in accordance with the Financial Regulation and the relevant annual work programme.

Type of Funding Grant
Contact Details

https://ec.europa.eu/info/about-european-commission/contact_en

Open Calls


Subprogrammes of Rights, Equality and Citizenship

Progress Programme: Anti-discrimination and Gender Equality strands

PROGRESS is the EU's employment and social solidarity programme. It was established to support financially the implementation of the objectives of the European Union in employment, social affairs and equal opportunities. 
With regard to the programme "Rights, Equality and Citizenship", PROGRESS covers both gender equality and tackling discrimination themes.

Fundamental Rights and Citizenship

The Fundamental Rights and Citizenship programme aims to promote the development of a European society based on respect for fundamental rights and rights derived from citizenship of the European Union.

The focus of the Fundamental Rights and Citizenship programme is:

  • the protection of the rights of the child;
  • combating racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism;
  • the fight against homophobia;
  • active participation in the democratic life of the Union;
  • data protection and privacy rights;
  • training and networking between legal professions and legal practitioners.

Daphne III

The Daphne III programme aims to contribute to the protection of children, young people and women against all forms of violence and attain a high level of health protection, well-being and social cohesion. Its specific objective is to contribute to the prevention of, and the fight against all forms of violence occurring in the public or the private domain, including sexual exploitation and trafficking of human beings. Lastly, it also aims to take preventive measures and provide support and protection for victims and groups at risk.

News

Published on 20.05.2019

Grants for actions with Member States for capacity building of the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) bodies for consumer disputes

Consumer Programme

Link to Call

Published on 20.05.2019

Financial contributions for cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of the consumer protection laws

Consumer Programme

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