Call for proposals - Organising dialogues with citizens and launching information campaigns on shale gas DG ENER/C2/SUB/492-2012 Closed!


The grants shall initiate within Member States the start of a dialogue with citizens and the launch of an information campaing on shale gas before decision on its potential industrial exploitation are taken.


Beneficiaries are expected to organise a public hearing in one or more regions where shale gas exploration projects have been started or are concretely planned. Discussion at public hearings should take into account regional and local specificities as well as the issues addressed by the EU level studies. Public hearings should be preceded by online consultations in the Member State's official language and/or regionally used languages on the relevant aspects to be discussed at the above-mentioned hearings.

European community funding

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

  • 0,20 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 October 2012 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche DG ENER/C2/SUB/492-2012 (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)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Economic Area (EEA)

Directorate-Generale responsible


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