Complementary National Contact Points (NCP) EaSI strand


Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

European Social Fund +

Programme Description

The European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) is the European Union (EU)’s main instrument for investing in people.
Τhe ESF+ will continue to provide an important contribution to the EU’s employment, social, education and skills policies, including structural reforms in these areas.

Programme Details

Identifier Code



Complementary National Contact Points (NCP) EaSI strand


Expected Impact:

Creation and operation of National Contact Points in EaSI participating countries not covered following the 1st call for proposals under the 2021 work programme to promote the EaSI strand and its projects/results.

Detailed Call Description

Support to the creation and operation of contact points within the EUMS and other participating countries not covered by the 1st call for proposals to

a) Provide information material

b) Assist in sharing EaSI results

c) Promote results for upscaling/mainstreaming

d) Provide first line assistance to applicants

e) Forward complex questions to the EC, translate and forward the EC replies to stakeholders

f) Create/update national EaSI webpage

g) Run and take part in information sessions/ workshops/ annual conferenceoptional: run or take part in jobshadowing and/or translations

This call will support all activities under EaSI and indirectly the implementation of all ESPR principles.

Call Total Budget


Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

The maximum grant amount will be fixed by the granting authority on the basis of the variable amounts that were prefixed and of the estimated number/types of activities indicated by the applicants in the project’s budget.

(further details in the call document)

Thematic Categories

  • Other Services

Eligibility for Participation

  • Central Government
  • National Contact Points - NCPs
  • Private Bodies
  • State-owned Enterprises

Eligibility For Participation Notes

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

  • be legal entities (private or public)
  • be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.:
    • EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories);
    • non-EU countries: listed EEA countries and countries associated to the ESF+ or countries which are in ongoing negotiations for an association agreement and where the agreement enters into force before grant signature (List of third countries Participating in ESF+);
    • be a public authority or an entity (private or public) endorsed to act as EaSI National Contact Point (NCP) by the ministry/government department responsible for monitoring/implementation of the EaSI strand or for the monitoring/implementation of European funds or by another ministry/government department responsible in the fields of labour and social affairs.

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date


National Contact Point(s)

Directorate-General for European Programs, Coordination and Development
29 Vyronos Avenue, Nicosia
Tel:  +357 22-602883