Call for Proposals 2016 - REC programme - 2017 Operating Grants open to EU-level networks active in the area: "rights of persons with disabilities" and having signed a Framework Partnership Agreement 2015-2017 VP/2016/013 Closed!

Objectives

The objective of the Call is to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities. More specifically, the activities of the networks should contribute to one or more of the following priorities:

  • supporting the implementation of the priorities of the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020, including in the context of its mid-term review;
  • contributing to the implementation of the UNCRPD and promoting the involvement of the national member organisations in the implementation;
  • supporting and contributing to implement the UN Concluding Observations on the report on the implementation of the UNCRPD by the EU;
  • supporting the achievement of the Europe 2020 strategy targets on employment, poverty and education;
  • supporting the development, implementation and monitoring of EU and national policies and legislation in the area of disability;
  • contributing to mainstreaming different aspects of disability matters in the EU and national policies, particularly in the areas of employment, education, social inclusion, social protection, health, human rights, international cooperation and development to make sure that the rights and needs of persons with disabilities are properly addressed;
  • contributing to improving accessibility to goods and services, including by supporting the work on the European Accessibility Act and other EU legislation;
  • contributing to the development of specific policies relevant to disabilities in the area of independent living, in particular as regards the transition from institutional to community-based care.

Actions

The types of activities which may be funded under this call for proposals include:

  • analytical activities
  • training activities
  • mutual learning
  • cooperation
  • awareness-raising and dissemination activities

European community funding

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

  • 3,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 16 September 2016 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Specifications for call (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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