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Call for proposals to support national or transnational projects on non-discrimination and Roma integration

Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme
REC-RDIS-DISC-AG-2018
EUR 3 600 000. The grant will be defined by applying a maximum co-financing rate of 80% to the eligible costs actually incurred and declared by the beneficiary (ies).

This call will aim to co-fund national or transnational projects tackling at least one of the following grounds of discrimination of Art. 19 TFEU: racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. 

 

3. Fighting against anti-gypsyism and various forms of discrimination of Roma – including spatial and schooling segregation, discrimination in (access to) employment and housing, forced evictions – through activities aiming to raise awareness and combat harmful stereotypes of Roma and thereby supporting their integration into mainstream society. Empowering Roma youth, women and children and promoting their participation in developing, implementing and monitoring policies affecting them. Supporting capacity building of Roma and pro-Roma civil society active at the local level.

 

This call will fund activities on:

  • data collection and survey; monitoring the implementation of non-discrimination legislation;
  • training of professionals;
  • mutual learning, exchange of good practices, cooperation, including identifying best practices which may be transferable to other participating countries;
  • dissemination and awareness raising activities (including at local level), such as seminars, conferences, campaigns or social media and press activities;
  • victims' interest representation, independent monitoring and reporting;
  • capacity building and empowerment.

 

The initial duration of the projects should not exceed 24 months. 

 

Eligible countries would be Member States (MS) of the European Union (EU), including their overseas departments, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Proposals from applicants in a candidate or associated countries may be selected provided that, on the date of award, agreements have entered into force setting out the arrangements for the participation of those countries in the programme.

 

The deadline for submitting proposals is  October the 9th at 17h Brussels time (CET)

 

Objectives: 
This programme shall contribute to the further development of an area where equality and the rights of persons, as enshrined in the Treaty, the Charter and international human rights conventions, are promoted and protected.
Elegibilility of the applicants: 
The applicant and partners must be public entities or private organisations, duly established in one of the countries participating in the programme, or international organisations. Organisations which are profit-oriented must submit applications in partnership with public entities or private non-profit organisations. Note: Under the REC and Justice programmes, entities affiliated to a beneficiary are not considered as project participants. Their costs are not eligible.