Call for proposals 2016 restricted to Member States for law enforcement cooperation between Member States and relevant third countries along the Silk Road Migration Route to better address and improve the detection and apprehension of migrant smugglers ISFP-2016-AG-SRMR Closed!

Objectives

The present Call for Proposals aims at funding projects in the area of law enforcement cooperation between one or more EU Member States and the respective law enforcement authorities of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Project applications submitted under the present Call for Proposals must address at least one of the following priorities:

  1. More effective prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of migrant smuggling networks, through increased operational and strategic cooperation between Member State law enforcement authorities and law enforcement authorities of Afghanistan.
  2. More effective prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of migrant smuggling networks, through increased operational and strategic cooperation between Member State law enforcement authorities and law enforcement authorities of Pakistan.

Actions

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

  • administrative, logistical and operational support to preventive actions, criminal investigations or any other relevant law enforcement operations, as well as joint investigation teams and cross-border joint operations;
  • preparatory, administrative and technical support to the deployment of Member States liaison officers and short-term experts to the region;
  • support to the networking, coordination and exchange of information between Member States liaison officers and the European Migration Liaison Officers (EMLOs) in the region, by making full use of already existing cooperation platforms and networks such as the Network of the Immigration Liaison Officers, and by ensuring that Europol and Frontex are fully involved in the exchange and analysis of information, whenever relevant;
  • networking, exchange of information, training, mentoring and other capacity-building activities between the competent authorities of Member States and partner countries in the region;
  • provision of relevant equipment, if directly linked to capacity-building support and training.
  • development of common training curricula and training courses for relevant law enforcement agencies, possibly in cooperation with local training institutions;
  • development of awareness-raising material;

European community funding

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

  • 1,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 28 February 2017 - 2 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
  • Regional authorities
  • National authorities

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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