Deadline: 13 December 2016
The European Union (EU) is currently seeking applications for its programme titled “Support capacity building on rights of the child and child protection for professionals in asylum and migration”, with an aim to ensure better protection and respect for the rights of all children in migration on EU territory through capacity-building for family-based care for unaccompanied children.
The overall objective is to fund targeted, practical projects ensuring maximum tangible and demonstrable benefits and impact on the lives of unaccompanied and separated children in the context of migration.
- Expand the national systems of family-based care, such as foster care, for children in migration, as provided for in Article 24 of Directive 2013/33/EU laying down standards for the reception of applicants for international protection.
- Capacity-building and cooperation mechanisms for guardians whose role is to safeguard the rights of unaccompanied and separated children in migration (including development, piloting and delivery of training and accreditation taking account of the FRA Handbook on guardians and the FRA report on guardianship).
- the EU grant applied for cannot be lower than EUR 100 000
- the project must not have started prior to the date of submission of the grant application
- the duration of the project should not exceed 24 months
- Applicants must be public entities or private organisations, duly established in one of the countries participating in the Programme, or international organisations.
- Organisations which are profit-oriented must submit applications in partnership with public entities or private non-profit-oriented organisations.
- information to children on rights of the child
- general awareness-raising on rights of the child
- research on rights of the child
- child victims, or violence against children (can be funded under other areas of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme, such as Daphne’s topic for action grants to support integrated and multidisciplinary child-centred approaches to child victims of violence, REC-RDAP-CHIL-AG-2016).
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
Eligible Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the UK and Iceland.
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