Call for proposals — Permanent actions Youth in Action 2012 EAC/01/12 Closed!

Objectives

Priorities ser for year 2012 in the scope of the Decision establishing the ‘Youth in Action’ programme, will be focused in teh following types of projects:

  • projects aimed at promoting young people's commitment towards a more inclusive growth, and notably:
  1. projects tackling the issue of youth unemployment as well as projects aimed at stimulating unemployed young people's mobility and active participation in society. A strong priority will be placed throughout the actions of the programme to ensuring access to unemployed young people to all the opportunities that it offers,
  2. projects addressing the issue of poverty and marginalisation and encouraging young people's awareness and commitment to tackling these issues for a more inclusive society. In this context, special emphasis shall be placed in particular on the inclusion of young migrants, disabled young people, and where relevant Roma youth,
  • projects stimulating young people’s spirit of initiative, creativity and entrepreneurship, employability, in particular through youth initiatives,
  • projects promoting healthy behaviours, in particular through the promotion of the practice of outdoor activities and grassroots sport, as a means to promote healthy lifestyles as well as to foster social inclusion and the active participation of young people in society,
  • projects aimed at raising young people's awareness and mobilisation in tackling global environmental challenges and climate change thus encouraging the development of ‘green’ skills and behaviours among young people and youth workers and their commitment to a more sustainable growth.

The application must be submitted for the deadline corresponding to the start date of the project. For projects submitted to a National Agency there are three application deadlines per year:

  • Projects starting between 1 May and 31 October: 1 February
  • Projects starting between 1 August and 31 January: 1 May
  • Projects starting between 1 January and 30 June: 1 October

For projects submitted to the Executive Agency there are three application deadlines a year: 

  • Projects starting between 1 August and 31 December: 1 February
  • Projects starting between 1 December and 30 April: 1 June
  • Projects starting between 1 March and 31 July: 1 September

Actions

Action 1 — Youth for Europe

  • Sub-action 1.1 — Youth exchanges
  • Sub-action 1.2 — Youth initiatives
  • Sub-action 1.3 — Youth democracy projects

Action 2 — European voluntary service

Action 3 — Youth in the world

  • Sub-action 3.1 — Cooperation with the neighbouring countries of the European Union

Action 4 — Youth support systems

  • Sub-action 4.3 — Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisations

Action 5 — Support for European cooperation in the youth field

  • Sub-action 5.1 — Meetings of young people and those responsible for youth policy

 

European community funding

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

  • 151,42 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 February 2012 - 9 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 1)
  • 01 May 2012 - 9 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 2)
  • 01 October 2012 - 9 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 3)
  • 01 February 2012 - 9 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 4)
  • 01 June 2012 - 9 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 5)
  • 01 September 2012 - 9 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 6)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call — Permanent actions Youth in Action 2012 (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Non profit organisations

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)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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