Preparatory Action Funding for the rehabilitation of victims of torture 2015 HOME/2015/PAVT/AG Closed!


The activities financed under this call for proposals shall enable new or existing rehabilitation centres established in the European Union to offer victims of torture whether EU citizens and /or migrants present in the Union as full rehabilitation as possible thus empowering torture victims to rebuild their life and dignity and to find their role in the society.


  • To provide victims with access to holistic rehabilitation such as multi-disciplinary support and counselling, including physical and psychotherapeutic treatment, legal services, and socio-economic support, by providing funds for the costs of rehabilitation centres for victims of torture established in the EU (new or existing ones); the funding cannot cover financial compensation to victims
  • To support the capacity building of rehabilitation centres established in the EU via networking activities in and outside the EU, research, training, development of common tools, exchange of good practices, peer supervision as a prevention of vicarious trauma;
  • To support activities aiming at the empowerment of torture victims themselves and, in general, at supporting the integration capacities of torture victims in EU countries;
  • To support advocacy actions aiming at ensuring that Member States comply with the right to rehabilitation as defined in General Comment 3 to Article 14 of Convention Against Torture.

European community funding

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

  • 1,18 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 08 September 2015 - 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


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