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]

HORIZON 2020 Spreading excellence and widening participation WIDESPREAD ERA Chairs ERA Chairs

9 Specific challenge:Outstanding researchers can have a decisive and positive impact on the culture and performance of research institutions. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Europe as a global actor The European Union and integration challenges in the Balkans

16 Specific challenge: The Balkans represent an interesting neighbouring region for the EU from geographic as well as from political and historical perspectives. [read more]

Information and training measures for workers

19 In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 05 is intended to cover grants for information and training measures for workers' organisations in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges The Young Generation in an Innovative, Inclusive and Sustainable Europe The young as a driver of social change

38 Specific challenge: Meeting the challenges of the ageing population and a transformation into a more sustainable social and economic model, characterised by growing scarcity of resources, greater consideration for the natural environment, living under a shifting climate with uncertain consequences, and more gender equality, necessitates profound changes in the European society concerning our lifestyles, consumption patterns, the way we do business, develop our cities and design our homes, but also the way we build and govern our societies, forge intra- and intergenerational relations and organise our daily lives. [read more]

Not-for-profit European sport events

71 This Action is aimed to:support the implementation, in the field of sport, of EU strategies in the areas of social inclusion and equal opportunities, notably the EU gender Equality Strategy and the EU Disability Strategy;support the implementation of the EU Physical Activity Guidelines, to encourage participation in sport and physical activity;support the possible organisation of the European Week of Sport. [read more]

Country Based Support Scheme 2013 Papua New Guinea

73 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 Societal Challenges Call for making science education and careers attractive for young people Trans-national operation of the EURAXESS Service network

79 Specific challenge: EURAXESS will help making a career in European research institutions more attractive, both for researchers in Europe who are facing career decisions and for those who are currently outside Europe and might consider relocating to Europe to develop their research careers here. [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

80 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 EURATOM Fostering the network of National Contact Points

103 Specific challenge: Facilitate trans-national co-operation between National Contact Points (NCPs) on Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection with a view to identifying and sharing good practices and raising the general standard of support to programme applicants, taking into account the diversity of actors that make up the constituency of this Programme. [read more]

Improving Social Integration and Employability of Disadvantaged Persons Turkey

104 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to increase social integration and/or employability of disadvantaged persons, facilitate their access to labour market, and eliminate barriers for their entrance into labour market. [read more]

EU renews its commitment towards development in Asia

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

Non State Actors & Local Authorities in Development in Sri Lanka 2013

107 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen Non State Actors and Local Authorities in Sri Lanka which would then provide a foundation for a more equitable, open and democratic society through support to their “own initiatives”, as well as strengthen their capacity to deliver services to the citizen. [read more]

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

108 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]

EIDHR Country-based Support Scheme (CBSS) Indonesia

109 European Instrument for Democracy and Human RightsThe global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to the development and consolidation of democracy and the rule of law, and respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms in line with the European Union's foreign policy as a whole. [read more]

Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development - Actions in partner countries (Lots 1 &2) and Neighbourhood Civil Society Facility - European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (Lot 3) - Armenia

110 The global objective of this call for proposals is to promote an inclusive and empowered society in Armenia, through:facilitating civil society and local authorities' participation in poverty reduction and sustainable development processstrengthening and promoting Armenian civil society organisations' role in reforms and democratic changes taking place in the country through increased participation in the fulfilment of Neighbourhood Policy objectives. [read more]

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

111 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]

Support to the Implementation of gender Equality (SIGE) the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

112 The overall project objective is to increase the effectiveness of the country's preparation forEU Accession and to ensure efficiency of EU programmes in the country. [read more]

EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme for South Africa 2014

113 The EIDHR Strategy Paper 2011-2013 has identified the following Objectives:Enhancing respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms in countries where they are most at risk;Strengthening the role of civil society in promoting human rights and democratic reform, in supporting the peaceful conciliation of group interests and in consolidating political participation and representation;Supporting actions on human rights and democracy issues in areas covered by EU Guidelines, including on human rights dialogues, on human rights defenders, on the death penalty, on torture, on children and armed conflict, on the rights of the child, on violence against women and girls and combating all forms of discrimination against them, on International Humanitarian Law and on possible new guidelines;Supporting and strengthening the international and regional framework for the protection and promotion of human rights, justice, the rule of law and the promotion of democracy;Building confidence in and enhancing the reliability and transparency of democratic electoral processes, in particular through election observation. [read more]

Countering Harmful Practices that Legitimate Sexual and gender-Based Violence in Tanzania

114 The general objective of the EIDHR is to contribute to the development and consolidation of democracy and the rule of law and respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms, consistent with the European Union’s foreign policy as a whole. [read more]

Improving expertise in the field of industrial relations

115 In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 08 is intended to cover actions to support industrial relations measures, inparticular those designed to develop expertise and the exchange of EU-relevant information, as well as actions to improve knowledge on industrial relationsinstitutions and practices across the EU and dissemination of results. [read more]

SUSTAINABLE CIVIL SOCIETY The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

119 The global objective of this Call for PThe global objective of this Call for Proposals is to support the sustainability of the civil society. [read more]

EU announces significant new funding for education

120 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]

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR). Fostering Human Rights and Democracy in Belarus through Country-Based Support Scheme

121 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to the achievement of Objectives No 1, 2 and3 of the Regulation (EU) No 235/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014establishing a financing instrument for democracy and human rights worldwide:Objective 1 — Support to human rights and human rights defenders in situations where they are mostat riskActions under this objective will provide effective support to human rights defenders (HRDs) that are mostat risk and to situations where fundamental freedoms are most endangered. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases. Prevention and treatment of lung diseases

124 Specific challenge: The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases will focus its 2015 call for implementation science proposals on lung diseases. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 PERSONALISING HEALTH AND CARE Understanding disease: systems medicine

125 Specific challenge:The development of new, evidence-based treatments relies on an improved understanding of the often very complex pathophysiology of diseases. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care Health promotion and disease prevention: improved inter-sector co-operation for environment and health based interventions

126 Specific challenge: Better health promotion and disease prevention interventions can make a significant contribution to equitable health improvements and thus the sustainability of health and care systems. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care Promoting mental wellbeing in the ageing population

127 Specific challenge:Health and care of the rapidly growing older population in Europe and elsewhere poses a number of specific challenges. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care Piloting personalised medicine in health and care systems

128 Specificchallenge:Personalised medicine[1] has the potential to respond to, amongst others, the increasing burden of chronic disease and the complexity of co-morbidities and in doing so contribute to the sustainability of health and care systems. [read more]

Call for proposals - Projects to enhance the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime – Action grants 2014

129 The main priority of this call for proposals is to contribute to the correct implementationof the following instruments:- Directive 2010/64 on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings;- Directive 2012/13 on the right to information in criminal proceedings;- Directive 2013/48 on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings. [read more]

Call for proposals - Drugs policy initiatives – Action grants 2014

130 The proposals under this call shall focus on the priorities described below: New psychoactive substances: to support the implementation of EU legislationon new psychoactive substances by improving the capacity to identify and assessnew psychoactive substances, to respond effectively to the rapid spread of suchsubstances across the EU, by reducing the availability of harmful substances,monitoring the extent and patterns of use of such substances, and by sharing bestpractices on prevention; Rehabilitation: to develop and share innovative approaches aimed at preventingrelapse and models of good practice for reintegration and rehabilitation of (long-term) drug users, including those released from prison, inter alia by exploringalternatives to coercive sanctions; Best practices: to exchange best practices on cooperation between publicauthorities involved in drug related services, including at local or regional level,and civil society, to ensure that drug supply and demand reduction activities arejoined up, with a view to enhancing the effectiveness of prevention, harmreduction and law enforcement activities to help prevent and reduce the numberof drug-related offences; Civil society: to support the involvement of civil society in the implementation ofthe objectives of the EU Drug Strategy 2013-2020 and of the specific actionsunder the EU Drugs Action Plan 2013-2016, with a view to helping reduce thenegative consequences of illicit drugs on individuals and society. [read more]

Support for Afghan Uprooted People

131 The global objective of the programme is to contribute to the protection and successfulreintegration of uprooted Afghans in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran, and the specific objective is toimprove the conditions for voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees in Pakistan and Iran andsustainable economic and social integration of returnees and IDPs in Afghanistan. [read more]

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

133 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

134 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]

Transnational projects on children's rights in judicial proceedings – Action grants 2014

136 The projects should include interactive activities (such as mock trials/moot courts) thatallow secondary school students or assimilated to understand their rights, with some degree of customisation for each participating country to take account of the nationalcontext, and taking account of relevant EU legislation and the Council of EuropeGuidelines on child-friendly justice. [read more]

Transnational projects to build capacity for professionals in the area of rights of the child – Action Grants 2014

137 The projects should include interactive activities (such as mock trials/moot courts) thatallow secondary school students or assimilatedto understand their rights, with somedegree of customisation for each participating country to take account of the nationalcontext, and taking account of relevant EU legislation and the Council of EuropeGuidelines on child-friendly justice. [read more]

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

138 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 better human learning and teaching

139 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]

National or transnational projects aimimg to promote Union citizenship policies

140 This call for proposals will support projects promoting Union citizenship, in particularfacilitating the exercise of the right to free movement and the electoral rights derivingfrom the citizenship. [read more]

National or transnational projects to support victims of violence and crime

141 This call for proposals for action grants is based on the 2014 annual work programmesof the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC Programme)and of the JusticeProgramme. [read more]

Nanomedicine therapy for cancer

142 Specific challenge:Promising pre-clinical nano-medicine proof-of-concepts have been developed for the therapy of cancer, but their translation into clinical therapies remains a major challenge. [read more]

EUROPE AS A GLOBAL ACTOR

144 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]

Overcoming the Crisis: New Ideas, Strategies and Governance Structures for Europe

145 Specific challenge: Public sector innovation and the modernisation of public administrations are considered as important underlying factors for economic growth[1] and also contribute to competitiveness. [read more]

The Young Generation in an Innovative, Inclusive and Sustainable Europe

146 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]

Waste: A resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials Raw materials partnerships

147 Specific Challenge:The complexity and heterogeneity of waste streams require coordination and networking between researchers, entrepreneurs and public authorities to harmonise technologies, processes and services, to profit from benchmarking, sharing best practices, and gender mainstreaming, and to use or develop standards. [read more]

Waste: A resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials

148 Eco-innovative solutionsSpecific challenge:The growing waste produced in Europe, particularly in urban areas, where the vast majority of the world population are expected to live by 2050, represents a cost for society and a burden on the environment and, at the same time, a valuable stock of resources that can be exploited. [read more]

Energy Efficiency - Market Uptake

149 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

150 Innovative schemes for open innovation and science 2. [read more]

Water Innovation: Boosting its value for Europe

151 Stepping up EU research and innovation cooperation in the water areaSpecific challenge: Water-related research and innovation is fragmented at EU level and dispersed at national level in several ministries, universities, agencies, regional governments and programmes. [read more]

Water Innovation: Boosting its value for Europe

152 Demonstration/pilot activitiesSpecific challenge:One of the main factors hampering the market uptake of innovative solutions in the field of water is the lack of real scale demonstration of their long term viability. [read more]

MOBILITY for GROWTH 2014-2015

153 International cooperation in aeronautics with ChinaSpecific challenge: In order to leverage resources, mitigate risks and establish long term relationships, the European aeronautics sector should identify topics of common interest and mutual benefit with other regions of the world, in particular where these address societal challenges such as a worldwide safe and environmental-friendly air transport system, common standards (including for environmental aspects) and win-win situations for technological development. [read more]

MOBILITY for GROWTH 2014-2015

154 Enhancing resource efficiency of aviationSpecific challenge: Aviation has an important impact on the environment and EU citizens due to emissions such as greenhouse gas (CO2), pollutants (NOx), particulate matter (e. [read more]

Support for social dialogue

155 OBJECTIVES OF THIS CALL FOR PROPOSALSIn line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading04 03 01 08 is intended to cover grants for promoting social dialogue at cross-industryand sectoral level in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of theEuropean Union (TFEU), and for developing European social dialogue in its differentdimensions of information exchange, consultation, negotiation and joint action. [read more]

Information and training measures for workers

156 OBJECTIVES OF THIS CALL FOR PROPOSALSIn line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 05 is intended to cover grants for information and training measures for workers' organisations in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. [read more]

Extended Working Life and its Interaction with Health, Wellbeing and beyond

157 The call invites proposals for funding research into one or more of four broad topics:Modern work factorsLonger working life & InequalityHealth challengesCaring responsibilitiesResearch is expected to cross the traditional boundaries of Government departments and occupational sectors and to examine the implications of extending working life for older workers (50+), new labour markets, health, wellbeing and intergenerational equity. [read more]