CERV - Proposals to protect and promote the rights of the child

Deadline :
May 18, 2022 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
€3,010,00
Partners required:
Proposals must be submitted by a consortium of at least 2 applicants (beneficiaries; not affiliated entities).

Funding Programme

Citizenship, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) is the EU's funding programme for citizens' engagement and the implementation of EU rights and values. Read more about CERV here.

Call overview

This call aims to support the priorities of the new EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child.

Call detail

The objective of this call is supporting, advancing and implementing comprehensive policies to protect and promote the rights of the child. Policy initiatives supported: EU strategy on the rights of the child.

This call for proposals will contribute to the implementation of the first thematic area of the EU Strategy on the rights on the rights of the child - Participation in political  and democratic life: an EU that empowers children to be active citizens and members of democratic societies. This priority aims at mutually reinforcing efforts undertaken at the European level by the Commission with those happening in the EU Members States. The call aims to strengthen the sustainability and impact of child participation mechanisms (existing or to be created) at local and national level in decision making processes.

Activities to be funded under this topic:

  • establishing long-term and sustainable programmes, and child participation mechanisms at local and national levelel, including in schools;  
  • providing support and expanding the operational scope of existing child participation mechanisms with the aim of embeding them in the wider decision making processes and democratic system at local and national level;  
  • mutual learning, training activities, exchange of good practices, cooperation, including identifying good practices;  
  • capacity building and training activities of national, regional and local authorities;  
  • Training and awareness raising activities for children and adults on the right to be heard and on child participation.

The design and implementation of actions should be done in cooperation with children, to make sure that the action is well tailored to children’s needs. All actions and activities, both at design, consultation and implementation phase, shall ensure that actions are adequate to the age and gender specific needs of children.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for funding, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:  

  • be legal entities (public or private bodies)  
  • be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e. EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs)) or non-EU countries: countries associated to the CERV Programme or countries which are in ongoing negotiations for an association agreement and where the agreement enters into force before grant signature  
  • organisations which are profit-oriented must submit applications in partnership with public entities or private non-profit organisations;
  • the project can be either national or transnational;  
  • the application must involve at least two organisations (applicant and partner);  
  • the EU grant applied for cannot be lower than EUR 75 000.

Consortium Composition

Proposals must be submitted by a consortium of at least 2 applicants (beneficiaries; not affiliated entities).

Budget

Project budgets (minimum grant amount applied for) cannot be lower than EUR 75 000. No limit is set for maximum grant amount.

Project duration

Projects should normally range between 12 and 24 months (extensions are possible, if duly justified and through an amendment).

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Deadline :
May 18, 2022 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
€3,010,00
Partners required:
Proposals must be submitted by a consortium of at least 2 applicants (beneficiaries; not affiliated entities).