2020 CEF Telecom call - Safer Internet (CEF-TC-2020-1) CEF-TC-2020-1-SaferInternet Closed!


While the Internet offers many opportunities, it also opens up certain risks to vulnerable users such as children. The Safer Internet DSI helps to make the internet a safe and trusted environment for children and young users, by providing guidance and awareness raising services and resources at EU level and via interoperable national Safer Internet Centres (SICs)

Safer Internet is one of the actions for scaling up awareness and youth participation and tackling the dissemination of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online defined under the European Strategy for a Better Internet for Children (BIK) Communication of 2012.


The goal of this call is to enable the continuation of the services provided by Safer Internet Centres (SICs) at national level under previous CEF calls by providing the following Activities:

  • Activity 1: An awareness centre
  • Activity 2: Helpline
  • Activity 3: Hotline

European community funding

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

  • 11,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 25 June 2020 - more than one year 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

Directorate-General for Energy and Transport

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