Call for proposals - Pilot project to encourage conversion of precarious work into work with rights VP/2011/011 Closed!


This call for proposal will finance a pilot project which encourages conversion of precarious work into work with rights.

The foreseen results of this call for proposals are:

  • Improved knowledge of measures recently adopted in Member States to extend the rights of precarious workers and, notably, of the poorest workers;
  • Improved understanding of the spread of precarious work and its role in the overall functioning of the economy; Promotion of exchange of information and experience among stakeholders;
  • Promotion of transnational cooperation among stakeholders and dissemination of best practice.


The following actions may be co-financed:

  • Surveys, field-studies and other types of information-gathering activities;
  • Seminars, conferences or short training actions focussed on the conversion of precarious employment relationships into contracts carrying more social rights, including preparatory studies, the organisation of round tables, exchanges of experience and best practices and networks of key actors and/or experts;
  • Case studies investigating issues of precarious work with respect to specific categories of workers, regions and/or economic sectors and the enhancement of rights associated with such work, including comparative studies of the situation in different Member States;
  • Initiatives to further the collection, use and dissemination of information on the conversion of precarious work into work with rights, such as websites, publications, newsletters and others means for the dissemination of information.

European community funding

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

  • 1,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 22 September 2011 - 10 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 22 December 2011 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche VP/2011/011 (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Public authorities (all)

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)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries

Directorate-Generale responsible


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