Call for proposals 2019 - Financial contributions for cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of the consumer protection laws CONS-CPC-2019 Closed!

Objectives

The purpose of this call for proposals is to support CPC authorities and other relevant bodies under Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 and Regulation (EU) 2017/2394 by co-financing measures in one or both of the following priorities:

  1. Preparing the CPC authorities, other relevant bodies and other stakeholders for the new CPC Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2017/2394);
  2. Facilitating the activities of national authorities and, where applicable, other relevant bodies, to tackle potential breaches of the laws listed in the Annex of Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 or Regulation (EU) 2017/2394.

Actions

A wide range of activities are eligible to be supported. Such activities may include for instance (non-exhaustive list):

  • Implementation and exchange of best practices regarding minimum investigation and enforcement powers
  • Preparing stakeholders for the enlarged scope (i.e. extended Annex) of Regulation (EU) 2017/2394
  • Staff training
  • Creation of online interfaces and monitoring tools
  • Development of networking tools including workshops
  • Creation of surveillance, e-enforcement tools, e.g. to analyse market trends, terms and conditions or check compliance with mandatory information requirements
  • Prepare stakeholders for external alerts
  • Other enforcement capacities, including purchase of equipment for product testing or carrying out activities to implement the ‘Framework for selecting and testing of food products to assess quality related characteristics’ or to build and gather evidence necessary to detect infringements.

European community funding

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

  • 1,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 10 July 2019 - 4 months 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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