Call for proposals - Pilot Project on Victims of Torture HOME/2013/CFP/PPVOT Closed!


The main objectives of the Pilot Project on Victims of Torture are to help create and support rehabilitation centres for and provide multidisciplinary assistance to victims of torture, including physical and psychotherapeutic treatment, psycho-social counselling, legal service and socio-economic support.


The funding should cover the following actions designed, developed and implemented in EU Member States:

  1. to create rehabilitation centres for victims of torture or to support the existing ones by providing funds for their rehabilitation costs (premises, therapeutical staff, administrative staff, etc.) and their other activities (prevention, advocacy, training, legal support, etc.),
  2. to provide access to multidisciplinary support and counselling, including physical and psychotherapeutic treatment, psycho-social counselling, legal services, and socioeconomic support to the victims,
  3. to support international networking between rehabilitation centres in order to build capacities, support the exchange of good practices among specialists, allow peer supervision as a means of prevention of vicarious trauma, etc.,
    (d) to support activities which aim to empower torture victims themselves and, in general, to support the ability of torture victims to integrate into society in European countries.

European community funding

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

  • 2,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 22 October 2013 - 7 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

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)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries

Directorate-Generale responsible


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