Call for proposals 2019 - Support for social dialogue VP/2019/001 Closed!


European social dialogue refers to discussions, consultations, negotiations and joint actions involving organisations representing either side of industry (employers or workers).

Actions that address the following themes will be particularly welcome:

  • the employment, social and economic challenges as identified in the European Pillar of Social Rights;
  • the adaptation of social dialogue to changes in employment and work related challenges


The following categories of actions are targeted :

  • measures to prepare European social dialogue, such as preparatory surveys, meetings and conferences;
  • measures regarded as part of social dialogue, such as negotiations, preparatory meetings for negotiations or activities relating to the implementation of negotiated agreements and other negotiated outcomes;
  • measures to disseminate, promote, monitor and evaluate European social dialogue activities and outcomes, e.g. through European or national events, peer learning or reviews, studies and (paper or electronic) publications (including the translation);
  • measures to improve the coordination, functioning and effectiveness of European social dialogue, including through the identification and development of joint approaches by the social dialogue committees, such as the exchange of good practice and related joint training events;
  • measures by social partners which contribute to the employment and social and economic dimensions of the Europe 2020 Strategy, including the monitoring and analysis of its impact on labour markets;
  • measures to support the European social partners and social dialogue committees in their contribution to impact assessment of the employment and social dimensions of EU initiatives.

European community funding

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

  • 9,32 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 03 June 2019 - 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:

  • 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


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