Call for proposals 2015 restricted to EU Member States - Support the improvement of border surveillance by enhancing cooperation between Member States in the framework of EUROSUR, including, whenever appropriate, cooperation with third countries (especially neighbouring countries) HOME/2015/ISFB/AG/ESUR/ Closed!

Objectives

The present Call for Proposals aims at funding projects on the topic of supporting the improvement of border surveillance by enhancing cooperation between Member States in the framework of EUROSUR, including, whenever appropriate, cooperation with third countries (especially neighbouring countries).
Project applications submitted under the present Call for Proposals must address at least one of the following priorities:

  1. Exchange of the situational pictures of neighbouring external border sections
  2. Support to Member States capacities to detect and track small vessels
  3. Cooperation with neighbouring third countries

Actions

 The following types of activities are eligible under this Call for Proposals:

  • to improve the knowledge and understanding of the situation prevailing in the Member States and third countries through the analysis, evaluation and close monitoring of policies;
  • to support the development of statistical tools, including common statistical tools, methods and common indicators;
  • to support and monitor the implementation of Union law and Union policy objectives in the Member States, and assess their effectiveness and impact, including with regard to respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, as far as the scope of the Instrument is concerned;
  • to promote networking, mutual learning, identification and dissemination of best practices and innovative approaches amongst different stakeholders at European level;
  • to promote projects aiming at harmonisation and interoperability of border management-related measures in accordance with common Union standards with a view to developing an integrated European border management system;
  • to enhance awareness of Union policies and objectives among stakeholders and the general public, including corporate communication on the political priorities of the Union;
  • to boost the capacity of European networks to assess, promote, support and further develop Union policies and objectives;
  • to support particularly innovative projects developing new methods and/or technologies with a potential for transferability to other Member States, especially projects which aim to test and validate research projects;
  • to support actions in relation to and in third 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 July 2016 - 3 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:

  • Local authorities
  • National authorities
  • Regional authorities
  • SMEs
  • Non-governmental organization

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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