Call for proposals - Improved Integration of Disabled Persons into Society – Turkey EuropeAid/133144/M/ACT/TR Closed!


The overall objective of this Call for Proposals is to ensure equal access to goods, services and all aspects of life, to people with disabilities.

The specific objective of the Call for Proposals is to strengthen capacities of CSOs of persons with disabilities and of CSOs defending the rights of persons with disabilities and to enhance the dialogue between the General Directorate on Services to Disabled Persons and Seniors and the CSOs in the realm of disability.


The programme will support activities which fall into one or more of the thematic areas below:

  1. Awareness raising: activities targeting promotion of disability related issues, organization or event in order to create an attitudinal change towards disabled persons in society;
  2. Education: activities aiming at ensuring equality of educational opportunity for disabled persons and improving education attainment of disabled persons in society;
  3. Accessibility: An accessible product and/or service that can be used by all persons with all types of disabilities in order to ensure that persons with disabilities can access their environment, transportation, public facilities and services, and information and communications technologies;
  4. Vocational training and sustainable employment: activities aiming at easing difficulties disabled persons faced in the labour market and improving life chances of persons with disabilities to access to job opportunities;
  5. Health: activities aiming at improving disabled persons’ chance to benefit from medical rehabilitation, caring product and/or service and also enabling disabled persons to increase control over their health and its determinants, and thereby improve their health;
  6. Integration into social life areas (culture, arts, tourism, sports activities, independent life, and social services): activities aiming at ensuring full participation of disabled persons in every aspect of societal life and the realisation of equality of opportunity for disabled persons;
  7. Fighting against discrimination: activities aiming at preventing discrimination on the grounds of disability in every aspect of societal life.

European community funding

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

  • 2,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 23 July 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/133144/M/ACT/TR (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

Covered areas

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

  • Candidate Countries
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enlargement

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