Call for proposals 2021 – Action grants to support transnational projects to enhance the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime and the rights of victims of crime JUST-2021-JACC Closed!


The aims of this call for 2021 and 2022 are:

  1. (a) to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU criminal law in the area of the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime (procedural rights priority);
  2. (b) to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU law in the area of the rights of victims of crime in line with the EU Strategy on victims’ rights (2020-2025) (victims' rights priority).


The project should cover one or serveral of the following activities:

  • mutual learning, exchange of good practices, development of working methods which may be transferable to other participating countries;
  • exchange and provision of information and development of information tools;
  • capacity building for professionals;
  • facilitating cooperation between competent authorities (including where relevant national experts or agencies dealing with the aspects covered by this call) and/or legal practitioners and or service providers (including multi-disciplinary networks at EU or international, national, regional or local levels);
  • communication activities including dissemination of information about rights and activities raising awareness of the existing rules on rights at EU and national levels, relevant to the priorities of the call;
  • training activities, as long as they are of ancillary nature and not the main purpose of the project;
  • analytical activities, such as data collection and creation of data bases, surveys, research etc

European community funding

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

  • 6,20 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 09 September 2021 - 18 days 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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