Institutional strengthening of the capacities of Competent Authorities for implementation of the acquis for food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary policy (MK10 IB AG 01) the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

3 The purpose of this project is improved capacity of the competent authorities for food safety,veterinary and phytosanitary policy for implementation of EU Acquis. [read more]

Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development In Country Interventions: Cambodia

6 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is: to strengthen civil society and to enhance the participation of LA and Associations of LA (ALA) in Cambodia as a pre-condition for a more equitable, open and democratic society. [read more]

Q&A on the third Health Programme 2014-2020

14 What is the overall aim of the new health programme? [read more]

First competitive call for experiment proposals under the European Clearing House for Open Robotics Development (ECHORD++) project

15 The ultimate goal of the ECHORD++ project is to stimulate the interaction between robot manufacturers, researchers and the users to produce tangible results that go beyond "proof of concept". [read more]

Establishment of a European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar

31 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to establish a European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar in order to increase and diversify exports and investment of EU businesses, in particular SMEs, to the country, and to the ASEAN Economic Community. [read more]

Erasmus+ KA2 — Capacity building in the field of youth

46 Youth Capacity Building projects aim to:foster cooperation and exchanges in the field of youth between Programme Countries and Partner Countries from different regions 22 of the world;improve the quality and recognition of youth work, non-formal learning and volunteering in Partner Countries and enhance their synergies and  complementarities with other education systems, the labour market and society;foster the development, testing and launching of schemes and programmes of non-formal learning mobility at regional level (i. [read more]

Country Based Support Scheme 2013 Papua New Guinea

49 Priority Areas under this Call for ProposalIn line with Objective 1 of the EIDHR Strategy Paper 2011-2013, priority for this 'Call for Proposals' will be given to at least one of the following areas:Actions that aim to promote democratic principles of equality and participation of women as enshrined in the PNG Constitution and the rule of law. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Earth Observation-2014-LEIT SPACE New ideas for Earth-relevant space applications

50 Specific challenge:Space systems produce information which often cannot be acquired in any other way. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Call for making science education and careers attractive for young people Responsible Research and Innovation in Higher Education Curricula

54 Specific challenge: This topic will raise the importance and uptake of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in Europe and beyond, via the design, production and dissemination of educational material and curricula for use by Higher Education Institutions and other higher education establishments, and their incorporation into educational programmes for science and engineering studies. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Call for integrating Society in Science and Innovation Pan-European public outreach: exhibitions and science cafés engaging citizens in science

55 Specific challenge: This topic will organise public outreach exhibitions and participatory events throughout the whole of Europe to engage citizens in science, drawing on the experience and capacity of science museums, Higher Education Institutions, science shops, scientific centres of excellence and innovation hubs, cities of scientific culture (e. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership peer learning of innovation agencies

62 Specific challenge:Innovation support agencies, i. [read more]

Japan Research and Development Cooperation in Net Futures Experimentation and development on federated Japan - EU testbeds

71 Specific Challenge: Connecting, federating and sharing experimental platforms and testbeds in Europe with NICT's orchestrated Smart ICT testbed in order to carry-out global large-scale experimentations. [read more]

CREATIVE EUROPE Media Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT

73 The Media Sub-programme shall provide support for:initiatives presenting and promoting a diversity of European audiovisual works, including short films, such as festivals and other promotional events;activities aimed at promoting film literacy and at increasing audiences’ knowledge of, and interest in, European audiovisual works, including the audiovisual and cinematographic heritage, in particular among young audiences. [read more]

CREATIVE EUROPE Media Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR ACCESS TO MARKETS

76 The Media Sub-programme shall provide support forfacilitating access to professional audiovisual trade events and markets and the use of online business tools inside and outside the Union;facilitating circulation of European films worldwide and of international films in the Union on all distribution platforms, via international cooperation projects in the audiovisual sectorThe operational objectives of the Media Access to Markets Support scheme are tofacilitate Business to Business exchanges, having as expected results and impact:the improvement of the European/international dimension and effectiveness of existing large industry markets and to increase the systemic impact of smaller initiatives;an increase in the visibility of professionals and audiovisual works from European countries with a low production capacity;an increase in the number of European co-productions and a greater diversification of talents and sources of funding;the improvement of the competitiveness and circulation of European audiovisual works on international markets. [read more]

CREATIVE EUROPE Media Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR ACCESS TO MARKETS

77 The Media Sub-programme shall provide support forfacilitating access to professional audiovisual trade events and markets and the use of online business tools inside and outside the Union;facilitating circulation of European films worldwide and of international films in the Union on all distribution platforms, via international cooperation projects in the audiovisual sector the improvement of the European/international dimension and effectiveness of existing large industry markets and to increase the systemic impact of smaller initiatives;an increase in the visibility of professionals and audiovisual works from European countries with a low production capacity;an increase in the number of European co-productions and a greater diversification of talents and sources of funding;the improvement of the competitiveness and circulation of European audiovisual works on international markets. [read more]

CREATIVE EUROPE Media Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR THE TRANSNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF EUROPEAN FILMS

80 The Media Sub-programme shall provide support for the following:stablishing systems of support for the distribution of non-national European films through theatrical distribution and on all other platforms as well as for international sales activities; in particular the subtitling, dubbing and audio-description of audiovisual works. [read more]

CREATIVE EUROPE Media Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR FILM FESTIVALS

81 The Media Sub-programme shall provide support for:   initiatives presenting and promoting a diversity of European audiovisual works, including short films, such as festivals and other promotional events;  activities aimed at promoting film literacy and at increasing audience's knowledge of, and interest in, European audiovisual works, including the audiovisual and cinematographic film heritage, in particular among young audiences. [read more]

CREATIVE EUROPE Media Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT SINGLE PROJECT AND SLATE FUNDING

82 The Media Sub-programme shall provide support for the following measures:- the development of European audiovisual works in particular films and television works such as fiction, documentaries, children’s and animated films, as well as interactive works such as videogames and multiMedia with enhanced cross-border circulation potential;- activities aiming at supporting European audiovisual production companies, in particular independent production companies;The Media Sub-programme supports European production companies with proven experience interested in developing a Single Project or a Slate of 3 to 5 projects presenting:   high creative/artistic value and cultural diversity  wide cross-border potential able to reach audiences at European and international levels  greater cooperation between operators from different countries participating in the Media Sub-programme  enhanced audience reach based on strategies for marketing and distribution envisaged from the development phase  In the case of Slate Funding, the proposal shall also • strengthen companies position in both the European and international markets as well as their financial capacity • expand companies activities and their innovation capacity to explore new fields and markets. [read more]

CREATIVE EUROPE Media Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR TELEVISION PROGRAMMING OF AUDIOVISUAL EUROPEAN WORKS

83 The Media Sub-programme shall provide support for the following measures:the development of European audiovisual works in particular films and television works such as fiction, documentaries, children’s and animated films, as well as interactive works such as videogames and multiMedia with enhanced cross-border circulation potential;activities aiming at supporting European audiovisual production companies, in particular independent production companiesThe Media Sub-programme supports European production companies interested in producing a television work presenting:high creative/artistic value and wide cross-border exploitation potential able to reach audiences at European and international level enhanced cooperation between operators from different countries participating in the Media Sub-programme as well as between broadcasters increased co-production and circulation of high-profile European television drama series. [read more]

Strengthening European Integration (SEI) and Civil Society Facility Reconciliation in the Western Balkans through the analysis of the recent past, reporting on transitional justice and advancement of investigative journalism

86 The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:Research and analysis onthe last 60 years of history in the Western Balkans with the view ofsupporting the reform of the education system by promoting historical analysis, which enables reconciliation and encourage democratic values fostering a peaceful society and the emergence of citizens who are empowered to defend and promote such values. [read more]

Non State Actors in Development, In – Country Interventions, Thailand

87 The NSA/LA Programme aims at co-financing initiatives proposed and carried out by civil society organisations and local authorities originating from the EU and partner countries in the area of development. [read more]

Cultural activities 2014 - Lebanon

88 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is the promotion of dialogue and exchange between cultures and civilisations. [read more]

Media for All (Investigative Journalism) Kosovo

89 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to promote freedom of expression and independent Media as a pillar for the development of a democratic society in Kosovo. [read more]

Support to the Reform of the Education Sector in the Kyrgyz Republic

90 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to assist the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to establish an effective system of formal and non-formal learning capable of delivering high quality services, maximising the potential of the available human resources and responding to the needs of a rapidly changing society. [read more]

Support to the social inclusion of the most vulnerable groups, including Roma, through more diversified community-based social services Serbia

92 The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:To promote the social inclusion of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups through the provision of sustainable community-based social services;To improve the position of Roma people through initiatives aimed at their active social inclusion;To promote the efficient use of resources through partnering of different stakeholders involved in the provision of support to vulnerable groupsTo encourage and promote inter-municipal cooperation (cluster approach) in the delivery of social services, towards economies of scale and budget efficiency. [read more]

First ever “Jobs for Youth” financing for SMEs in Poland

93 The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 50 million to Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy S. [read more]

Food Security Thematic Programme (FSTP) Addressing Food Security for the Poor and Vulnerable in Fragile Situations – SOUTH SUDAN

95 LRRD actions are designed to fill the gap (sometimes referred to as ‘the grey zone’) that exists between (short-term) relief and (long-term) development aid. [read more]

Peace Building Partnership Programme: Youth employment as conflict prevention and peace-building vector Tajikistan

96 OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME AND PRIORITY ISSUES  The present call for proposals is implemented under the long-term component of the Instrument for Stability (IfS), specifically Article 4. [read more]

Neighbourhood Civil Society Facility 2013 Ukraine

97 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to promote an inclusive and empowered society in Ukraine, by strengthening civil society’s capacities to promote national reform and democratic changes, in particular to increase public accountability. [read more]

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Kazakhstan

98 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen the role of civil society in promoting human rights, civic freedoms and democratic reform in Kazakhstan. [read more]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2014 JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN CIVIL AND/OR IN CRIMINAL MATTERS (JUSTICE PROGRAMME)

99 Judicial cooperation in civil and/or criminal matters This call aims to fund networks whose statutory aims fall under the objectives of the Justice Programme to facilitate and support judicial cooperation in civil matters and/or judicial cooperation in criminal matters. [read more]

European Instrument for Democracy & Human Rights (EIDHR) - Country-Based Support Scheme Egypt 2014

100 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen the role of civil society in promoting humanrights and democratic reforms in Egypt. [read more]

CREATIVE EUROPE Media, Online distribution

101 Within the specific objective of promoting transnational circulation, two of the priorities of theMedia Sub-programme shall be to: support transnational marketing, branding and distribution of audiovisual works on all othernon-theatrical platforms; promote new distribution modes in order to allow the emergence of new business models. [read more]

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

102 The aim of this call is to expand and strengthen the existing network of InterMediary Organisations which act as local contact points for newly established entrepreneurs as well as experienced entrepreneurs in the participating countries. [read more]

Urban transport: Commission awards funding to 19 European actions to get people to "do the right mix"

104 The European Commission has announced today 19 actions which will receive funding under the Sustainable Urban Mobility campaign ‘ [read more]

LIFE Environmental Governance and Information

105 LIFE Environmental Governance and Information aims specifically at contributing to the development and implementation of EU environmental policy and legislation. [read more]

Support to the development of Alternative Dispute Resolutions in Albania

106 Project purpose:Support the further development and consolidation of Mediation and arbitration services in AlbaniaThe following ahead challenges have been identified in the framework of this project:- Harmonization of the Mediation Law with the Code of Criminal Procedure, to facilitate thereferral of cases to Mediation by judges and prosecutors, judicial police officers, especiallycases involving juveniles in conflict with the law. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Spreading excellence and widening participation

107 Specific challenge:The specific challenge is to address networking gaps and deficiencies between the research institutions of the low performing Member States and regions and internationally-leading counterparts at EU level. [read more]

Neighbourhood South Civil Society Facility (European Neighbourhood Instrument) ACTIONS IN EGYPT

108 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to support a more active and pluralistic civil society whichcontributes to the social and economic development of partner countries. [read more]

Civil society projects

109 This measure aims at supporting projects promoted by transnational partnerships and networks directly involving citizens. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BIO BASED INDUSTRIES Added value products from underutilised agricultural resources

110 Specific challenge:The agro-industry has significant opportunities for developing high added value products by valorising currently underexploited resources in new applications and markets. [read more]

Fostering European integration through culture by providing new subtitled versions of selected TV programmes across all Europe

112 The objective of this call for proposals is to try out innovative strategies for the provision of subtitled versions of European cultural programming to facilitate cross-border online dissemination of cultural content. [read more]

COSME: the European Commission and the European Investment Fund sign agreement which will boost funding opportunities for SMEs

114 Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe will soon have access to up to € 25 bn of additional finance, as a result of an agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF). [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities Towards sustainability and globalisation of the Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Diseases

115 Specific challenge: The EU Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Diseases Research, in particular Alzheimer's (JPND), was established in 2009 as the pilot of the Member State-led Joint Programming Initiatives (JPI) to enable the participating EU Member States to work together on the challenge of age-related neurodegenerative diseases. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BLUE GROWTH: UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF SEAS AND OCEANS Response capacities to oil spills and marine pollutions

116 Specific challenge:The development of deep sea resources exploitation (particularly offshore Oil and Gas) is moving maritime operations to extreme pressure and low temperature conditions, with many unknown factors and limited response capacity. [read more]

Call for proposals - Projects to support European judicial training – Action grants 2014

117 The proposals under this call shall focus on the following priorities: Civil law Criminal law Fundamental rights Other topicsProposals shall complement the efforts of the EU in the area of European judicialtraining. [read more]

Call for proposals - Projects to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance – Action grants 2014

118 The proposals under this call shall focus on the priorities described below:  Best practices to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia, homophobiaand other forms of intolerance (BEST) Monitoring and reporting on hate crime and on-line hate speech (HATE)Proposals shall complement the efforts of the EU to prevent and combat racism,xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance. [read more]

Support for Production and Dissemination of Audio-Visual Programmes about EU integration process of Albania

120 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to an improved quality of information ofAlbanian citizens on EU policies and their relevance vis-à-vis their daily life as well as vis-à-vis the EUperspective of the country as such, especially in light of Albania being a candidate country. [read more]

Youth Guarantee: progress and achievements of 18 pilot projects

121 he European Commission is meeting with the coordinators of 18 [read more]

What is the EU Youth Guarantee?

122 How serious a problem is youth unemployment and inactivity in the EU? [read more]

Justice Programme & REC Programme – Framework Partnership Agreements 2015-2017 & Operating Grants 2015

123 ESTABLISHMENT OF THREE-YEARFRAMEWORK PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTSWITH EU-LEVEL NETWORKS&OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2015IN THE AREAS OF▪ JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN CIVIL AND/OR IN CRIMINALMATTERS▪ ACCESS TO JUSTICE▪ DAPHNE – COMBATING VIOLENCE▪ RIGHTS OF THE CHILD▪ RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, HOMOPHOBIA AND OTHER FORMSOF INTOLERANCE▪ NON-DISCRIMINATION▪ RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES▪ EQUALITY BETWEEN WOMEN AND MENThe proposals submitted under this call will be evaluated as follows:The Commission will evaluate the documentation relevant to the network's three-yearaction plan for 2015-2017. [read more]

Call for proposals to identify and implement novel ways to highlight the work funded by the ERC and reach out a wider public - Coordination and Support Action

125 The ERC wishes to support an ambitious series of communication actions to promote and raise awareness of ERC-funded projects and results across Europe to as wide an audience as possible, including: scientists, students, Media, policy-makers, the business community and the general public. [read more]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - ECPMF2014 European Centre for Press and Media Freedom

126 The 2013 call invited proposals that address violations of Media freedom and pluralismby providing practical support to journalists. [read more]

Project(s) for a web-based platform on female genital mutilation – Action grants 2014

127 The development and maintenance of an online platform including:(a) e-learning course on the different aspects of FGMSpecific objective: upon completing the course, those who have followed it should havean in-depth factual knowledge of FGM. [read more]

Technologies for creative industries, social Media and convergence

128 Specific Challenge: The demand is growing for high-quality content and new user experiences. [read more]

Technologies for better human learning and teaching

129 Specific Challenge: The development and integration of robust and fit-for-purpose digital technologies for learning are crucial to boost the market for and innovation in educational technologies. [read more]

Solids handling for intensified process technology

130 Specific challenge:Decentralised on-site plants and modular approaches towards small- and medium-scale production will play a significant role in tomorrow’s process industry. [read more]

Daphne call - Transnational projects linked to children as victims of bullying

131 Proposals shall complement the efforts of the EU in the area of rights of the child. [read more]

Investment Plan for Europe: what are the investment needs for transport?

132 Speech by Violeta Bulc, EU Commissioner for TransportCommittee on Transport and Tourism, European ParliamentMister Chair, Honourable members, Ladies and gentlemenThis is a real pleasure to be here with you this morning. [read more]

EUROPE AS A GLOBAL ACTOR

133 Topic:Europe's contribution to a value-based global order and its contestantsSpecific challenge:The notion of and access to global justice have been at the centre of many debates about the objectives and legitimacy of global governance and international law. [read more]

CALL FOR COMPETITIVE LOW-CARBON ENERGY

134 Topic:Market uptake of existing and emerging renewable electricity, heating and cooling technologiesSpecific challenge:The legal framework established by the Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC, 'RES Directive')) sets binding targets for all Member States to contribute to the overall 20% target for renewable energy in the EU final energy consumption by 2020, and the 'Energy Roadmap 2050' shows that renewables will have to play a much greater role in all future scenarios beyond 2020. [read more]

Reflective Societies: Cultural Heritage and European Identities

135 Topic: Enabling Innovation - Creating Impact from Social Sciences and Humanities SSH disciplines have a significant potential to foster inclusive, innovative and reflective societies and help all forms of innovation transform European economies and societies. [read more]

The Young Generation in an Innovative, Inclusive and Sustainable Europe

137 Topic: Lifelong learning for young adults: better policies for growth and inclusion in EuropeSpecific challenge: It is obvious that investing appropriately in lifelong learning will contribute to overcoming the economic and social crisis and meeting the Europe 2020 targets on employment, poverty reduction, education, sustainability, innovation. [read more]

Innovation ecosystems of digital cultural assets

138 Specific Challenge:The digital age has revolutionised our habits, behaviours and expectations. [read more]

Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials

140 Improving the air quality and reducing the carbon footprint of European citiesSpecific challenge:The majority of the European population lives in urban environments where citizens are frequently exposed to levels of air pollutants exceeding the limit values established by the European directives. [read more]

Energy Efficiency Research & Innovation

141 Demand response in blocks of buildingsSpecific challenge:demand response enables end users to participate actively in energy markets and profit from optimal price conditions, making the grid (heat, cold, electricity) more efficient and contributing to the integration of renewable energy sources. [read more]

Energy Efficiency - Market Uptake

142 Increasing energy performance of existing buildings through process and organisation innovations and creating a market for deep renovationSpecificchallenge: The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive and the Energy Efficiency Directive contain provisions to increase renovation rates, especially for public buildings. [read more]

New forms of innovation

143 ICT-enabled open governmentSpecific challenge:Public administrations need to address the new challenges posed by the evolution of society. [read more]

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

144 SpecificChallenge:Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a mobility scheme that allows potential or newly established entrepreneurs to spend a period of time collaborating with an experienced entrepreneur in another participating country. [read more]

One step closer to the set-up of the European Fund for Strategic Investment

145 Media releaseOne step closer to the set-up of the European Fund for Strategic Investment29 April 2015On 29 April the European Parliament and the Council held their second political meeting to discuss the legislative proposal on the set up of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) that intends to bring an additional 315 billion euro in investments for jobs and growth. [read more]