Call for proposals - Strengthening the Capacities of Non-State Actors - Actions in partner countries (Multi-country) EuropeAid/131140/C/ACT/Multi Closed!


The global objective of this call of proposals is to support actions aiming at strengthening regional, continental and global civil society representative networks (i.e. platforms, unions) active in development cooperation in partner countries and multi-country actions led by these platforms, tackling issues of global concern.


  1. The following types of actions may be carried out under the Institutional capacity building priority: capacity building and networking activities such as organisation of seminars, workshops, training sessions, exchange of experience, internships, study visits); support to tools of information and communication; other activities aiming at increasing interactions and confidence between empower civil society organisation (CSO) platforms and dissemination of best practices at regional, continental and global levels, etc.
  2. Empowerment of CSO networks representative at regional, continental and/or global level to participate effectively in dialogues with international organizations (both with global or regional scope) and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. governmental authorities, private sector) and to have a significant impact on the regional, continental and/or global policy-making processes: actors of the initiatives should concretely strengthen their representativeness and the capacities to gather their constituencies' views and to perform as strategic partners for key policy makers.
  3. Actions led at regional, continental and global level by relevant CSO networks, tackling problems common to more than one region (e.g. desertification, migration, water management, HIV/AIDS).
  4. Actions led by civil society organisations promoting the reinforcement of an enabling environment for civil society organisations' activities in Neighbourhood countries.
  5. Actions led by civil society organisations which advance the political priorities of the Eastern Partnership and the priorities included in the Joint Communication "A partnership for democracy and shared prosperity with the Southern Mediterranean" of 8th March 2011.

European community funding

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

  • 25,90 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 February 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/131140/C/ACT/Multi (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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