The European Commission (DG for Research, Science and Innovation) published the announcement of five upcoming calls for proposals under “Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme” to be published in autumn/winter of 2016. The five calls will be dealing with the following topics:
- Support of national or transnational projects on non-discrimination and Roma integration. Further information here
- Action grants to support National Roma platforms. Further information here
- Support dialogue and exchange of best practice in fostering tolerance and mutual respect. Further information here
- Support of capacity building on rights of the child and child protection for professionals in asylum and migration. Further information here
- Support of integrated and multidisciplinary child-centred approaches to child victims of violence. Further information here
Eurodiaconia will publish any further development on these calls as they come in.
The Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme 2014-2020 defends the rights and freedoms that people are entitled to under EU law. It aims to:
- promote non-discrimination
- combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance
- promote gender equality and gender mainstreaming
- prevent violence against children, young people, women and other groups at risk
- promote the rights of the child
- ensure the protection of personal data in the EU
- promote EU citizenship rights
- enforce consumer rights
The budget for the programme is EUR 439.5 million over the period 2014-2020.
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