Call for proposals 2021 – Action grants to promote judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters JUST-2021-JCOO Closed!


The aim of this call is to contribute to the effective and coherent application of the EU acquis relating to judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters thus strengthening mutual trust.

The main objectives are to facilitate and support judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters, and to promote the rule of law, independence and impartiality of the judiciary, including by supporting the efforts to improve the effectiveness of national justice systems, and the effective enforcement of decisions.


This topic will cover the following activities:

  • facilitating cooperation between competent authorities and agencies, legal practitioners and/or service providers (including multi-disciplinary networks at international, national, regional or local levels);
  • mutual learning, identifying and exchange of best practices, development of working methods which may be transferable to other participating countries;
  • analytical activities, including data collection, surveys, research, etc.;
  • exchange and provision of information and development of information tools;
  • capacity building for professionals;
  • dissemination and awareness raising activities;

Training activities can also be funded under this call, as long as they are of ancillary nature and not the main purpose of the project.

This call covers the following topics:

  • JUST-2021-JCOO: Action grants to promote judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters



European community funding

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

  • 6,65 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 06 May 2021 - 5 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:

  • 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

Legal Service

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