Call for proposals 2020 - Internal Security Fund - Joint Action against Trafficking in Human Beings ISFP-2020-AG-THB Closed!


The present call for proposals aims at funding projects in the area of anti-trafficking action, in particular aimed at countering the culture of impunity for all perpetrators.

Project applications submitted under the present call for proposals must address at least one of the following priorities:

  1. Disrupt the financial business model of criminals.
  2. Intensify investigations, including intelligence-lead investigations, and prosecutions in the area of trafficking in human beings to dismantle the trafficking chain.
  3. Prevention initiatives, including reducing the demand for trafficking, including by criminalising the use of services exacted from victims of trafficking in human beings.


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

  1. activities promoting networking, public-private partnerships, mutual confidence, understanding and learning, identification and dissemination of best practices and innovative approaches at Union level, training programmes as well as organisation of seminars and workshops;
  2. particularly innovative projects developing new methods and/or deploying new technologies with a potential for transferability to other Member States, especially projects aiming at testing and validating the outcome of Union funded security research projects;
  3. the development and/or the implementation of tools/toolkits such as (e-)learning materials.

European community funding

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

  • 4,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 25 February 2021 - 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:

  • Local authorities
  • Regional authorities
  • National authorities

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 Justice, Freedom and Security

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