Call for proposal - Terrorism and other Security-related Risks SECURITY Closed!


The Programme shall contribute to a high level of security for citizens by preventing and combating crime, organised or otherwise, in particular terrorism, trafficking in persons and offences against children, illicit drug trafficking and illicit arms trafficking, corruption and fraud.


The following priorities have been identified for 2013. Proposals submitted outside these priorities may also be considered, subject to project quality and budget availability after funding projects matching the priorities:

  • Supporting the development of concepts as well as the implementation of a reshaped European initiative on critical infrastructure protection
  • Supporting the identification and analysis of European sectorial and cross-sectorial criticalities (including facilitating the implementation of Directive 2008/114/EC);
  • Promoting risk analysis and the development of measures to enhance the security and resilience of critical infrastructures, assets, networks and systems, as well as a common understanding in relation to sectorial, intersect oral and cross-border risk management;
  • Supporting Member States by enhancing communication in order to strengthen cooperation between the public and the private sector (regular meetings to discuss issues of common interest) as well as by improving international cooperation and a cross-border of information between these stakeholders and the relevant institutions at European level;
  • Interdependency analysis on a multi-sectorial level;
  • Developing tools and concepts to integrate critical infrastructure protection into the crisis management set-up
  • Increasing the security awareness of critical infrastructure operators;
  • Improving information management with regard to critical infrastructures;
  • Increasing critical infrastructure protection capability in the transport, energy, ICT, chemical, financial, water, food, health, space, research, nuclear, government or any other relevant sector;
  • Increasing mutual knowledge of the Member States' security capabilities specific to terrorist crises in view to enhance preparedness and response capabilities in case of terrorist attacks requiring mutual assistance at EU level;
  • Developing risk assessment tools and methodological models related to malicious intentional threats.

European community funding

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

  • 9,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 September 2013 - 7 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call text (Other)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Public authorities (all)
  • Any legal organisation

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)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Justice, Freedom and Security

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