Second 2008 call for proposals - Simulation exercises in the field of the Community Civil Protection Mechanism CIVIL PROTECTION Closed!


The European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment, Civil Protection Unit launches a call for proposals aiming to improve civil protection preparedness and response for emergencies throughout providing a testing environment and learning opportunity for all actors involved in civil protection assistance interventions under the Community Civil Protection Mechanism. More specifically, the purpose of this call for proposals is to identify organisations / bodies from participating countries according to Council Decision Nº 2007/779/EC, Euratom, whose actions in the field of simulation exercises might be eligible for financial support from the Commission. This support will take the form of co-financing grants.


  • Full scale civil protection exercises with a command post part, involving intervention teams.
  • Full scale civil protection exercises with command post part, involving civil protection modules and/or technical assistance and support teams defined in the recast and in the implementing rules on modules.
  • Command post exercises.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 4,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 19 December 2008 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Second 2008 call for proposals - Simulation exercises under Civil Protection Mechanism (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Public authorities (all)
  • Enterprises

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Justice, Freedom and Security

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