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

13 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]

EU renews its commitment towards development in Asia

15 EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs will today announce over €6. [read more]

Final "simplification scoreboard": 120 measures to cut red tape on EU funding

16 The Commission has adopted its Final Simplification Scoreboard: over 120 measures to simplify the EU funding rules for Europe's businesses, towns, regions, scientists and NGOs. [read more]

First Natura 2000 Award winners announced

17 The winners of the first Natura 2000 Awards were announced at a ceremony in Brussels last night. [read more]

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

18 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

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

Support for Policy Reform Civil Society Cooperation

20 The Call will provide funding through the two following Lots:Civil society cooperation in the field of education and training (Lot 1)Civil society cooperation in the field of youth (Lot 2)The objectives of the Call is to provide structural support, referred to as operating grant, to European non-governmental organisations (ENGOs) and EU-wide networks active in the field of education and training or in the field of youth and pursuing the following general aims:Raise stakeholder awareness of European policy agendas in education, training and youth, in particular Europe 2020, Education and training 2020, the EU Youth Strategy and other sector-specific policy agendas;Increase stakeholder commitment and cooperation with public authorities for the implementation of policies and reforms in the fields of education and training and of youth, in particular of the country-specific recommendations issued in the framework of the European Semester;Boost stakeholder participation in the field of education, training and youth;Boost stakeholder commitment in the dissemination of policy and Programme actions and results and of good practice among their membership. [read more]

Erasmus+ to boost student exchanges and partnerships between EU and Latin America

21 Students and academic staff from Latin America will have more opportunities to study or train in European universities thanks to increased support from Erasmus+, the new European funding programme for education, training, sport and youth. [read more]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR SOCIAL POLICY INNOVATIONS SUPPORTING REFORMS IN SOCIAL SERVICES

22 The overall purpose of this call for proposals is to foster innovation and reforms in thesocial services to tackle the main challenges identified above and to develop innovativeresponses corresponding to national, regional and local realities and in line with the socialinvestment approach. [read more]

New EU programme to strengthen land governance in ten African countries

23 A new programme worth €33 million to improve land governance and help improve the food and nutrition security of family farmers and vulnerable communities in Sub Saharan Africa, was announced today by Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs. [read more]

All 2013 LIFE projects

25 Belgium (BE) 4 projects (28. [read more]

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Kazakhstan

26 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]

Improved Forest Management for Sustainable Livelihoods Programme Phase II Malawi

27 Theglobal objectiveof this Call for Proposals is to contribute towards the improvement of livelihoods of forest dependent communities through the participatory management of forests both in forest reserves and on customary land. [read more]

LIFE Environmental Governance and Information

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

Climate Governance and Information

29 LIFE Climate Governance and Information aims specifically at contributing to the development and implementation of EU climate policy and legislation. [read more]

LIFE 2014 Preparatory Projects

30 Under the 2014 call, proposals may be submitted only to address the following specific needs:1) Establishing an EU NGO platform on Best Available Techniques The proposed project: Establishing an EU environmental non-governmental organisation (NGO) platform on Best Available Techniques (BAT). [read more]

Life Technical Assistance projects

31 Technical Assistance (TA) projects provide, by way of action grants, financial support to help applicants prepare Integrated Projects (IPs). [read more]

Call for proposals for operating grants open to EU-level NGOs networks having signed a Framework Partnership Agreement for 2014-2017 and being active in the promotion of social inclusion and poverty reduction or active in the promotion of microfinanc

32 This call for proposals aims to provide operating grants for 2015 under the FrameworkPartnership Agreements concluded for the period 2014-2017 to provide for long termcooperation between the European Commission and EU level NGO networks. [read more]

EU announces significant new funding for education

33 New funding to support education in developing countries over the next seven years, through the Global Partnership for Education, (or GPE), was today announced by European Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs. [read more]

EU-funded tool to help our brain deal with big data

36 Every single minute, the world generates 1. [read more]

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

37 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]

Youth Guarantee: progress and achievements of 18 pilot projects

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

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

41 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]

Direct Support to Micro-projects for Poverty Alleviation and encouraging partnership approach among NGOs Mauritius

42 and encouraging partnership approach among NGOs’Within this context, the current Call focuses on eight specific objectives as follows: education of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised; health of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised; and, social welfare of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised. [read more]

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

43 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

44 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]

International partnership building and support to dialogues with high income countries

45 Specific Challenge: The challenge is to provide for discussions with third countries on areas of common interest and to provide support to collaboration within the ICT research and innovation domains. [read more]

Next generation tools for risk governance of nanomaterials

46 Specific challenge:The conventional risk assessment approach, i. [read more]

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

48 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]

New forms of innovation

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

Frequently asked questions - Galileo, the EU

50 Why is satellite navigation important to the EU? [read more]