Deadline: 15 June 2017
The European Commission-Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion is accepting proposals for a program entitled “Support for social dialogue” with an aim to foster the implementation of European social dialogue outcomes, reinforce their impact and visibility, and support follow-up and reporting are a high priority.
- strengthening the involvement of social partners in the European Semester and enhancing their contribution to EU policy making;
- building and reinforcing the capacity of national (cross-industry and/or sectoral) social partners to engage in national social dialogue and to participate in and contribute to European social dialogue, in particular in those Member States where social dialogue is underdeveloped.
- The total budget earmarked for the EU co-financing of projects under this call is estimated at EUR 9 630 000.
- The EU grant requested should indicatively be between EUR 150 000 and EUR 500 000.
- Place of establishment
- Lead applicants must be established and registered in EU Member States;
- Co-applicants must be established and registered in EU Member States or in Candidate Countries
- Types of entities:
- The lead applicant must be a social partner organisation at European, national or regional level;
- The lead and co-applicants must be legal entities. The Financial Regulation, social partner organisations without legal personality are also eligible provided that the conditions of the Financial Regulation
- Affiliated entities
- Legal entities having a legal or capital link with applicants, which is neither limited to the action nor established for the sole purpose of its implementation and which satisfy the eligibility criteria, may take part in the action as affiliated entities, and may declare eligible costs.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must apply 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 and the UK
For more information, please visit Support for social dialogue.