Call for proposals 2019 - Preparatory Action on Media Literacy for All Connect/2019/4244166 Closed!

Objectives

The general objectives of this Call are to

  1. increase the level of media literacy in Europe;
  2. to test the scalability and usefulness of the actions developed in this context; and
  3. to pursue further methodological innovation and enhanced cross-border cooperation

Actions

The following types of activities are eligible under this call for proposals:

  1. Creation of multilingual on-line material including fact-checked news repositories and interactive educational tools to improve the capacities of citizens to acquire a critical understanding of the media, in particular content accessed via social media, and to interact with it.
  2. Development of tools and innovative methodologies to raise awareness about the danger of receiving and propagating disinformation, promote the use of fact-checking services and the reporting by social media users of possible instances of disinformation;
  3. Promotion of social media campaigns and other relevant activities aimed at helping citizens to interact with digital media in a critically evaluative way (e.g. citizens’ participation in debunking, etc.), deconstruct media communication and distinguish information from propaganda;
  4. Identification of best practice and efficient dissemination of the material created by the project.
  5. Community-led activities to tailor and make accessible the above-mentioned tools and materials to minorities, low-skilled people, digital immigrants (50+) or people at risk of being socially marginalised.

European community funding

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

  • 0,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 September 2019 - more than one month 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

Secretariat-General

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