Call for proposals 2021 - Information, consultation and participation of representatives of undertakings SOCPL-2021-INFO-REPR Closed!


For the financial year 2021 the following objectives may be supported under this Call for Proposals:

  • to promote transnational cooperation between social partners in one, or any combination of, the following areas
    • supporting worker involvement in the anticipation and management of change and the prevention and resolution of disputes in the event of various forms of restructuring in Union scale undertakings and groups of undertakings, as well as developments in the context of outsourcing / subcontracting, digitalisation / artificial intelligence /automation / telework and new forms of work,  
    • supporting worker involvement in designing and implementing actions to address the impact of the COVID-19 measures on the labour force, e.g. telework, short term working schemes, lay-offs.
  • to promote exchange and wider dissemination of knowledge and good practices and to launch actions aimed at supporting the setting up and good functioning of transnational information, consultation and participation mechanisms and bodies, including European Works Councils; to promote transnational cooperation between social partners to enhance worker involvement in actions within companies to implement the European Green Deal


The types of activities which may be funded under this call for proposals include but are not limited to:

  • training actions, manuals and any other type of outreach activities, exchange of information and of good practices involving workers' and/or employers' representatives, with a focus on activities generating a lasting effect;
  • analysis of quantitative and qualitative aspects and results on subjects related to workers' and employers' representation and social dialogue at undertaking level in a transnational cooperation context and enhanced collaboration and pro-activity of stakeholders in the anticipation of / response to change and restructuring activities and to changes in work organisation, business/production models and forms of work;
  • dissemination of information through websites, publications, newsletters and other means with a view to support the lasting effect of the action.

European community funding

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

  • 6,30 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 27 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


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