Improving expertise in the field of industrial relations
In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading04 03 01 08 is intended to cover actions to support industrial relations, in particularthose designed to develop expertise and the exchange of EU-relevant information, aswell as actions to improve knowledge on industrial relations institutions and practicesacross the EU and dissemination of results.
Information, consultation and participation of representatives of undertakings
For the financial year 2015 the following objectives may be supported under this Call forProposals:a) to promote actions designed to prepare the setting up of transnational information,consultation and participation bodies and mechanisms arising from the application of EUlaw on employee involvement;b) to promote the exchange of information and good practice aimed at creatingfavourable conditions for the setting up of national information, consultation andparticipation bodies and mechanisms arising from the application of EU law on employeeinvolvement;c) to promote action aiming to familiarize the social partners and actors at company levelwith the content of EU law on transnational employee involvement and to enable them toexercise their rights and their duties in this regard;d) to promote initiatives to strengthen transnational cooperation between workers' andemployers' representatives in respect of information, consultation, and participation ofemployees within companies operating in more than one Member State;e) to promote transnational actions involving representatives of the new Member Statesand of Candidate Countries in the field of employee involvement;f) to promote action aiming to familiarize the actors represented at company level withtransnational company agreements and to strengthen their cooperation within theEuropean Union;g) to promote operations fostering the development of employee involvement inundertakings (also, when necessary, taking into account possible specific needs ofemployees with disabilities) as well as to follow up on the findings of the "Fitness check"on EU acts in the area of Information and Consultation of Workers;h) to promote innovative actions relating to employee involvement, with the view ofsupporting the anticipation of change and the prevention and resolution of disputes in thecontext of corporate restructuring, mergers, take-overs and relocation in Union scaleundertakings and groups of undertakings;i) to strengthen cooperation between the social partners for the development of employeeinvolvement in the design of solutions addressing the consequences of the economiccrisis, such as collective redundancies, or the need for a shift towards an inclusive,sustainable, and low-carbon economy;5j) to develop expertise across Member States, promoting cooperation between relevantAuthorities and stakeholders and fostering relations with the Union Institutions so as tosupport the implementation and improve the effectiveness of EU law on employeeinvolvement.
EaSI-EURES: Targeted Mobility Scheme - Your first EURES job
Selected projects in the framework of this call for proposals should support and finance the following groups:„h young people (aged 18-35) willing to find a job, traineeship or apprenticeship and move to another Member State;„h employers and SMEs in particular when these provide an integration programme for their newly-recruited young mobile workers, trainees or apprentices.
Support for social dialogue
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.
Information and training measures for workers
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.
Establishing a network on quality a and cost-effectiveness in long-term care and dependency prevention
The purpose of this call is to bring together institutions that can develop solid evidence on the costeffectiveness of investments in a wide range of measures to reduce the gap between the need for,and supply of, long-term care, including prevention, rehabilitation, assistive technologies and agefriendlyenvironments as well as a more efficient organisation of care systems (notably throughbetter coordination of the different actors involved in providing care).
Projects to support judicial cooperation in civil or criminal matters
The proposals in the area of judicial cooperation in civil matters shall focus on thefollowing priorities:a) to contribute to the correct and consistent implementation of the followinginstruments:- Regulation (EU) No1215/2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement ofjudgments in civil and commercial matters (recast)- Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 concerning divorce and parental custody matters,"Brussels IIa Regulation"- Council Regulation (EC) No 4/2009 on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition andenforcement of decisions and cooperation in matters relating to maintenanceobligations- The 2007 Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and OtherForms of Family Maintenance and its Protocol on the Law Applicable to MaintenanceObligations;- Council Regulation (EU) No 1259/2010 implementing enhanced cooperation in thearea of the law applicable to divorce and legal separation- Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition andenforcement of decisions and acceptance and enforcement of authentic instruments inmatters of successions and on the creation of a European Certificate of Succession- Regulation (EU) No 606/2013 on mutual recognition of protection measures in civilmattersTo this aim, the call will fund activities on data collection, surveys and research; mutuallearning, exchange of good practices, cooperation, including identifying best practiceswhich may be transferable to other participating countries; and dissemination andawareness raising activities.
EUROPE AS A GLOBAL ACTOR
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.
Daphne call - Transnational projects linked to children as victims of bullying
Proposals shall complement the efforts of the EU in the area of rights of the child.
National or transnational projects to support victims of violence and crime
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.
Promoting the contribution of private savings to pension adequacy
The purpose of this call for proposals is to support cross-border cooperation of pension andfinancial service-providers as well as relevant stakeholders with a view to raising the qualityof supplementary pension schemes and their contribution to secure incomes in retirement.
Transnational projects on children's rights in judicial proceedings – Action grants 2014
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.
Transnational projects to build capacity for professionals in the area of rights of the child – Action Grants 2014
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.
Project(s) for a web-based platform on female genital mutilation – Action grants 2014
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.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS - ECPMF2014 European Centre for Press and Media Freedom
The 2013 call invited proposals that address violations of media freedom and pluralismby providing practical support to journalists.
Justice Programme & REC Programme – Framework Partnership Agreements 2015-2017 & Operating Grants 2015
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.
Support for social protection reforms
ObjectivesSocial protection systems in the EU differ significantly in the level, composition and type of spending,their sources of financing, and the outcomes they achieve.
Call for proposals - Projects to enhance the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime – Action grants 2014
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.
Call for proposals - Projects to support European judicial training – Action grants 2014
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.
Call for proposals - Projects to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance – Action grants 2014
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.
Call for proposals - Drugs policy initiatives – Action grants 2014
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.
Financial contributions to the functioning of a Union-level consumer organisation
Objective: Operating grants can be awarded to non-governmental, non-profit-making, independent of industry, commercial and business or other conflicting interests to improve consumers' education, information and awareness.
Joint Action to consolidate and enhance product safety through effective market surveillance throughout the Union
Objective: The proposed joint actions should improve the effective application of Directive 2001/95/EC on General Product Safety (GPSD) through cooperation between national authorities responsible for the assessment, market surveillance and enforcement of the safety of non-food consumer products and services.
EaSI - EURES - Cross-border partnership and support to cooperation on intra-EU mobility for social partners and EEA countries
The overall objectives of the call are to promote workers geographical mobility, to boost employment opportunities as well as support the implementation of the EURES reform.
Civil society projects
This measure aims at supporting projects promoted by transnational partnerships and networks directly involving citizens.
Europe for citizens Democratic engagement and civic participation Networks of towns
Municipalities and associations working together on a common theme in a long-term perspective maywish to develop networks of towns to make their cooperation more sustainable.
Europe for citizens Democratic engagement and civic participation Town twinning
Supporting projects bringing together citizens from twinned towns.
EaSI - PROGRESS – European Sector Skills Councils
The overall objective of the Call is to is to encourage new forms of collaboration betweenpublic and private actors on the labour market (such as social partners, training andeducation providers, labour market intelligence entities, companies including SME’s,chambers of commerce, public and private employment services) to address persistentskills shortages and mismatches and thus help fill the gap between labour supply anddemand in the EU.
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
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.
Posting of workers: enhancing administrative cooperation and access to information
General objectivesThe proper functioning of administrative cooperation among Member States and improved access toinformation on applicable terms and conditions of employment in a transparent and accessiblemanner, are essential for the correct application, implementation and enforcement of the Directive.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR SOCIAL POLICY INNOVATIONS SUPPORTING REFORMS IN SOCIAL SERVICES
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.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2014 JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN CIVIL AND/OR IN CRIMINAL MATTERS (JUSTICE PROGRAMME)
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.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2014 ACCESS TO JUSTICE (JUSTICE PROGRAMME)
Effective access to justice for all, including rights of victims of crime and rights of the defence This call aims to fund networks whose statutory aims fall under the objectives of the Justice Programme to facilitate effective access to justice for all, including to promote and protect the protect the rights of the victims of crime and the rights of the defence.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2014 ▪DAPHNE (REC PROGRAMME)
Daphne - Prevent and combat violence against children and/or women and protect victims of such violence This call aims to fund networks whose statutory aims fall under the objectives of the REC Programme to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children and/or women and to protect victims of such violence.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2014 ▪ RIGHTS OF THE CHILD (REC PROGRAMME)
Rights of the child This call aims to fund networks whose statutory aims fall under the objectives of the REC Programme to promote and protect the rights of the child.
Europe for citizens Programme European remembrance
Europe for citizens Democratic engagement and civic participation Civil society projects
2014 call for proposals from universities, thinks and other not-for-profit organisations
The European Commission Representation in the United Kingdom is offering project grants for initiatives by higher education establishments, think tanks and other not-for profit organisations to promote debate and raise awareness of the EU's political priorities.
Information and training measures for workers
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.
INFORMATION, CONSULTATION AND PARTICIPATION OF REPRESENTATIVES OF UNDERTAKINGS
The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to fund operations aimed at developing employee involvement in undertakings - meaning any mechanism, including information, consultation and participation, through which employees' representatives may exercise an influence on decisions to be taken within the company - in particular by raising awareness and contributing to the application of EU law and policies in this area.
Industrial relations and social dialogue
In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 08 is intended to cover grants for promoting social dialogue at cross-industry and sectoral level in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), and for developing European social dialogue in its different dimensions of information exchange, consultation, negotiation and joint action.
SPECIFIC PROGRAMME "FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND CITIZENSHIP" (2007-2013) CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR ACTION GRANTS JUST/2013/FRC/AG SUPPORT TO TRANSNATIONAL PROJECTS
The proposals under this call shall focus on the annual priorities described below:Rights of the child.
"ISEC" (2007-2013) PREVENTION OF AND FIGHT AGAINST CRIME CALL FOR PROPOSALS JUST/2013/ISEC/DRUGS/AG
Projects shall focus on the following priorities:Priority code EPSD: supporting the implementation of the European Pact against Synthetic Drugs, with a specific focus on new psychoactive substances (NPS).