Call for proposals - Projects to enhance the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime - Action grants 2014 JUST/2014/JACC/AG/PROC Closed!


The call for proposals for action grants is based on the 2014 annual work programme of the Justice Programme. It aims to co-fund transnational and/ national projects that contribute to enhancing the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime, in line with the specific objective to facilitate effective access to justice for all.


The main priority of this call for proposals is to contribute to the correct implementation of the following instruments:

  • Directive 2010/64 on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings;
  • Directive 2012/13 on the right to information in criminal proceedings;
  • Directive 2013/48 on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings.

Another priority is to contribute to the preparation of EU action in the following areas:

  • How to reduce pre-trial detention.
  • Further improving procedural rights of defendants (other than existing EU instruments), including through judicial remedies

European community funding

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

  • 2,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 October 2014 - 6 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:

  • 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

Legal Service

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