Action grants to support transnational projects aiming to build capacity for professionals in child protection systems and legal professionals representing children in legal proceedings JUST/2015/RCHI/AG/PROF Closed!

Objectives

This call for proposals for action grants is based on the 2015 annual work programme of the Rights,  Equality   and   Citizenship   Programme   (REC   Programme). It aims to co-fund  transnational projects that support integrated  child  protection  systems  and  increase  the capacity of legal professionals representing children in judicial  proceedings, in line with the specific objective to promote and protect the rights of the child.

Proposals  shall  complement  the  efforts  of  the  EU  in  the  area  of rights  of  the  child. The  continuation or follow-up of successful existing initiatives may be funded if it is in line with one  of the  priorities

Actions

The call aims to build capacity and to support the  development   of   training   modules (in   particular train-the-trainer  modules and the implementation  of practical  tools) and, for Target  Groups  A  and  C, to improve interagency and multidisciplinary coordination and cooperation

This  call  will  fund activities for three priorities  focusing  on different  types  of  target groups:

  • Priority 1: Target   group   A: Capacity-building   for   practitioners/professionals working with or for children in alternative care or detention
  • Priority 2: Target   group   B: Capacity-building   for lawyers/legal   advisers  representing children in criminal, administrative and civil justice
  • Priority 3: Target group C: Capacity-building for legal and other practitioners such as  social  and  health  workers, youth  workers  and  the  police  to  pilot  and  roll  out multi-disciplinary evidence-based child-friendly practices in the area of diversionThe call aims to build capacity and to support the  development   of   training   modules (in   particular train-the-trainer  modules and the implementation  of practical  tools) and, for Target  Groups  A  and  C, to improve interagency and multidisciplinary coordination and cooperation

European community funding

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

  • 3,30 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 04 May 2016 - 4 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

Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

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