Promote capacity building and awareness on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and activities on strategic litigation relating to democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights breaches

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Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027)

Programme Description

Funding through CERV programme aims at protecting rights and values enshrined in the EU treaties in order to sustain open, democratic and inclusive societies.

Programme Details

Identifier Code

CERV-2022-CHAR-LITI

Call

Promote capacity building and awareness on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and activities on strategic litigation relating to democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights breaches

Summary

The objective of this Call for proposals is to promote capacity building and awareness on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and activities on strategic litigation relating to democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights breaches.

Detailed Call Description

This call will protect, promote and raise awareness of rights by providing financial support to civil society organisations which are active at local, regional, national and transnational level in promoting and cultivating those rights, thereby also strengthening the protection and promotion of Union values and respect for the rule of law and contributing to the construction of a more democratic Union, democratic dialogue, transparency and good governance.

Projects must address one (or both) of the following policy priorities set for 2022:

  1. Capacity-building and awareness raising on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

To contribute to the effective and coherent application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (the Charter), in line with the Strategy to strengthen the application of the Charter in the EU and to foster a culture of fundamental rights in the Member States.

2.  Activities on strategic litigation

To strengthen the knowledge and ability of practitioners, legal professionals, civil society organisations and independent human rights bodies to effectively engage in litigation practices at national and European level, and to improve access to justice and enforcement of rights under EU law, including the Charter, through training, knowledge sharing and exchange of good practices.

Call Total Budget

€2,000,000

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

90%

Thematic Categories

  • Social Affairs & Human Rights

Eligibility for Participation

  • State-owned Enterprises

Eligibility For Participation Notes

In order to be eligible, 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)
    • other eligibility conditions:
      • the project can be either national or transnational;
      • the EU grant applied for cannot be lower than EUR 75,000.

Call Opening Date

28/10/2021

Call Closing Date

24/02/2022

National Contact Point(s)

CERV Contact Point Cyprus
Organization for European Programmes and Cultural Relations: 
www.epcr.org.cy
Nenad Bogdanovic
Planning and Development Coordinator, Head of CERV Contact Point
Telephone: 99589774
nb@epcr.org.cy

EU Contact Point

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency
Website: https://www.eacea.ec.europa.eu/index_en

English