Call for Proposals - Action 3.2 — Youth in the world: Cooperation with countries other than the neighbouring countries of the European Union EACEA/06/12 Closed!


The purpose of this call for proposals is to support projects, which promote cooperation in the youth sector between Youth in Action Programme Countries and Partner Countries other than those which are neighbours of the European Union (countries which have signed with the European Union an agreement relevant to the youth field). This call provides grants to projects.

Its objectives are as follows:

  • To improve the mobility of young people and youth workers, as well as youth employability;
  • To promote youth empowerment and active participation;
  • To foster capacity-building for youth organisations and structures in order to contribute to civil society development;
  • To promote cooperation and the exchange of experience and good practice in the field of youth and non-formal education;
  • To contribute to the development of youth policies, youth work and the voluntary sector; and
  • To develop sustainable partnerships and networks between youth organisations.


The project must include activities of a non-profit-making nature that are related to the field of youth and non-formal education.

Indicative list of activities to be implemented by the proposals. Activities supported under this call may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Large-scale youth events, seminars, conferences;
  • Activities encouraging the development of partnerships and networks;
  • Activities encouraging the policy dialogue in the field of youth;
  • Information and awareness campaigns in favour of and by young people;
  • Training and capacity-building of youth workers, youth organisations and multipliers;
  • Job-shadowing and long-term mobility for youth workers.

Projects must start between 1 September 2012 and 31 December 2012, with a minimum duration of six months and a maximum duration of 12 months.

European community funding

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

  • 3,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 May 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals - Action 3.2 — Youth in the world (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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