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

Summary

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 Description

The programme sets out four specific objectives:

  •  Τo promote equality and rights, including gender equality, anti-discrimination and the rights of children.
  • Τo promote citizens engagement and participation in the democratic life of the EU and to raise awareness of the common European history.
  • Τo fight violence, notably against children and women.
  • Τo protect and promote EU values.

Total Budget

€ 1,55 billion

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

Differs for each funding scheme.

Thematic Categories

  • Culture
  • Migration and Citizenship
  • Other Thematic Category
  • Social Affairs & Human Rights

Eligibility for Participation

  • Associations
  • Central Government
  • Disabled Persons
  • Economically Inactive Women
  • Local Authorities
  • NGOs
  • Non Profit Organisations
  • Other Beneficiaries
  • State-owned Enterprises
  • Trade Unions
  • Training Centres

Call Opening Date

01/01/2021

Call Closing Date

31/12/2027

National Contact Point(s)

Organization for European Programmes and Cultural Relations
Head of CERV Contact Point:
Nenad Bogdanovic

nb@epcr.org.cy

www.epcr.org.cy

https://www.facebook.com/CERV-Cyprus-EU-Citizens-Equality-Rights-Values-Contact-Point-108551644728285

Programme/Sub-programme/Plan Calls
  • Union Values

    Closed

    Code: 16750 | Identifier Code: CERV-2022-CITIZENS-VALUES | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 16/12/2021 | End submission calls: 29/03/2022

    The overall aim of this call for proposals is to protect, promote and raise awareness of EU fundamental rights and values by supporting local, regional and/or national civil society organisations and increasing their capacity thereby also strengthening the effective application of the Charter and the respect of the rule of law and of democracy in the EU.

  • Call for proposals to protect and promote the rights of the child

    Closed

    Code: 16602 | Identifier Code: CERV-2022-CHILD | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 15/12/2021 | End submission calls: 18/05/2022

    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.

  • Call for proposals limited/restricted to National Roma Contact Points

    Closed

    Code: 16598 | Identifier Code: CERV-2022-NRCP | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 15/12/2021 | End submission calls: 03/03/2022

    The aim of this Call is to advance the institutional development and capacity of the National Roma Contact Points for Roma equality, inclusion and participation (NRCPs) in their role of facilitating national consultation processes, particularly through reforming and strengthening their established National Roma Platforms (NRPs). NRPs purpose is to promote and facilitate dialogue, mutual learning, cooperation and policy review among all national stakeholders (e.g. Roma and pro-Roma civil society organizations, activists, elected and appointed officials in public administration, academia, etc.). Within the context of the NRPs, the NRCPs are also expected to boost
    in a gender-sensitive way the representation of Roma people in the platform structures, including women and youth, as well as by nominating a Roma representative to ensure the link between National and the European Roma Platforms.

  • Call for proposals to prevent and combat gender-based violence and violence against children

    Closed

    Code: 16588 | Identifier Code: CERV-2022-DAPHNE | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 15/12/2021 | End submission calls: 12/04/2022

    This call is divided into 5 priorities, with the aim to:

    • Integrate prevention of various forms of gender-based violence against women in different contexts, with a systemic approach (priority 1)
    • Tackle harmful practices against women and girls (priority 2)
    • Prevent gender-based violence by tackling its root causes (priority 3)
    • Support and improve national data collection on violence against children (priority 4)
    • Strengthen responses that prevent and support child victims of violence by reinforcing child protection systems at national and local level (priority 5)

  • Call for proposals to promote gender equality

    Closed

    Code: 16581 | Identifier Code: CERV-2022-GE | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 15/12/2021 | End submission calls: 16/03/2022

    Objectives
    Supporting, advancing and implementing comprehensive policies to promote women’s full enjoyment of rights, freedom from gender stereotypes, gender equality, including work-life balance, women’s empowerment and gender mainstreaming.
    Policy initiative supported: Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025.

  • Citizens’ engagement and participation

    Closed

    Code: 16579 | Identifier Code: CERV-2022-CITIZENS-CIV | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 28/10/2021 | End submission calls: 10/02/2022

    The objective of this call is it to promote citizens’ and representative associations’ participation in and contribution to the democratic and civic life of the Union by making known and publicly exchanging their views in all areas on Union action. It aims to support projects promoted by transnational partnerships and networks directly involving citizens. These projects will gather a diverse range of people from different backgrounds in activities directly linked to EU policies, giving them an opportunity to actively participate in the EU policymaking process in areas related to the programme’s objectives.

  • Call for proposals to promote equality and to fight against racism, xenophobia and discrimination

    Closed

    Code: 16556 | Identifier Code: CERV-2022-EQUAL | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 15/12/2021 | End submission calls: 24/02/2022

    The objective is to support a comprehensive and intersectional approach and specific actions to prevent and fight against intolerance, racism, xenophobia, and discrimination, in particular on grounds of racial or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, including when this manifests in the form of antigypsyism, antisemitism, anti Muslim hatred, Afrophobia and LGBTIQ phobia offline and online. In this context, the call for proposals can cover actions addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting these groups in terms of intolerance, racism, xenophobia, discrimination and hate. 

  • European Remembrance

    Closed

    Code: 16553 | Identifier Code: CERV-2022-CITIZENS-REM | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 01/01/2022 | End submission calls: 24/03/2022

    The objective of this call for proposals is to support projects aimed at commemorating defining events in modern European history, including the causes and consequences of authoritarian and totalitarian regimes, and at raising awareness among European citizens of their common history, culture, cultural heritage and values, thereby enhancing their understanding of the Union, its origins, purpose, diversity and achievements and of the importance of mutual understanding and tolerance.

  • Networks of Towns

    Closed

    Code: 16547 | Identifier Code: CERV-2022-CITIZENS-TOWN-NT | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 01/01/2022 | End submission calls: 24/03/2022

    Municipalities and associations working together on a common theme in a long-term perspective may wish to develop networks of towns to make their cooperation more sustainable. Networking between municipalities on issues of common interest appears to be an important means for enabling the exchange of good practices.

  • Town-Twinning

    Closed

    Code: 16545 | Identifier Code: CERV-2022-CITIZENS-TOWN-TT | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 01/01/2022 | End submission calls: 24/03/2022

    This measure aims at supporting projects bringing together a wide range of partner towns in a town-twinning event around topics in line with the objectives of the Programme and taking into consideration the policy priorities. This measure will seek to promote civic participation in the Union policy making process and develop opportunities for societal engagement and volunteering at Union level.

  • 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

    Closed

    Code: 16455 | Identifier Code: CERV-2022-CHAR-LITI | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 28/10/2021 | End submission calls: 24/02/2022

    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.

  • Call for proposals limited/restricted to national Data Protection Authorities on reaching out to stakeholders in data protection legislation

    Closed

    Code: 13144 | Identifier Code: CERV-2021-DATA | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 06/05/2021 | End submission calls: 08/12/2021

    Building on experience gained from the calls for proposals launched in the Framework of the 2014-2020 REC Program (2017, 2019 and 2020) and in view of implementing the conclusions of the above-mentioned report on the GDPR, actions under this call should aim to further support activities carried out by national data protection authorities. 

  • Specific Grant Agreement under FPA CERV-2021-DISABILITY

    Closed

    Code: 13137 | Identifier Code: CERV-2021-DISA-OG-SGA | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 23/06/2021 | End submission calls: 30/09/2021

    The call aims at awarding the first annual operating grants for 2022 to networks active in the area of disability that will sign a 4-year Framework Partnership Agreements (FPA) for the period 2022-2025.

  • Framework Partnership agreement under CERV-2021-DISA-OG-DISABILITY

    Closed

    Code: 13134 | Identifier Code: CERV-2021-DISA-OG-FPA | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 23/06/2021 | End submission calls: 28/09/2021

    The call aims at setting up 4-year Framework Partnership Agreements (FPA) with networks active in the area of disability for the period 2022-2025.

  • Call for proposals to promote equality and to fight against racism, xenophobia and discrimination

    Closed

    Code: 3658 | Identifier Code: CERV-2021-EQUAL   | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 20/04/2021 | End submission calls: 15/06/2021

    The objective of this Call is to support a comprehensive and intersectional approach and specific actions to prevent and fight against intolerance, racism, xenophobia, and discrimination.

  • Call for proposals to prevent and combat gender-based violence and violence against children

    Closed

    Code: 3660 | Identifier Code: CERV-2021-DAPHNE   | Programme name: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) (2021-2027) | Start submission calls: 20/04/2021 | End submission calls: 15/06/2021

    This Call focuses on the early detection, prevention and protection of and/or support to women, children, young people and LGBTIQ victims or potential victims of violence, with specific attention paid to situations emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, it aims to prevent any gender-based violence by addressing masculinities and the engagement of men and boys.

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