Call for proposals 2017 - Consumers - Cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws (CPC) CONS-CPC-2017 Closed!


The joint actions may cover one or more of the following aspects of administrative cross-border co-operation activities related to strengthen cross-border enforcement capacities in the Member States (EFTA/EEA countries):

  • Preparing action for the modernisation of the functioning of the CPC regulation and notably improvements of the efficiency of the network when it comes to alert gathering and sharing of enforcement plans and prioritisation, work with representatives of various stakeholders groups such as other concerned authorities, trade and consumer associations;
  • Tackling effectively infringements in e-commerce, more investment in e-enforcement capacities in the Member States is needed (such as for internet investigation laboratories).


The joint actions may cover one or more of the following aspects:

  • Collection and analysis of information;
  • Cooperation or training workshops for different authorities and stakeholders
  • Studies;
  • Legal analysis and assistance;
  • Consultancy support and investment in hard and software for internet investigations; and operational expenditure to support coordinated surveillance;
  • Enforcement actions (including test-purchases).

European community funding

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

  • 1,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 12 September 2017 - 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:

  • Non profit organisations

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 Health and Consumer Protection

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