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TOPIC : Schengen

Topic identifier: ISFP-2017-AG-SCHEN
Publication date: 18 October 2017

Types of action: ISFP-AG ISF-Police Action Grant
Opening date:
26 October 2017
Deadline: 13 February 2018 17:00:00

Time Zone : (Brussels time)
  Internal Security Fund Police
Topic Description

The present Call for Proposals aims at funding projects in the area of law enforcement aimed at strengthening cross-border police cooperation addressing threats to the EU's internal security.

This priority stems from implementing fully the Recommendation of the Commission of 12 May 2017 (C(2017) 3349 final) on proportionate police checks and police cooperation in the Schengen area, a s recalled in the Commission Recommendation of 27.9.2017 on the implementation of the provisions of the Schengen Borders Code on temporary reintroduction of border control at internal borders in the Schengen area (C(2017)6560).

This call for proposals is addressed to transnational projects aiming at exchanging best practices, setting common procedures, joint procurement and deployment of necessary equipment, including funding operational meetings, innovative projects and test runs, investment in new technologies.

To meet this priority, projects must aim to ensure effective and adequate safeguards for protection of personal data and to achieve one or all of the following outcomes (specific objectives):

  • Increase the use of cross-border police cooperation instruments such as joint patrols, joint operations, hot pursuits, surveillances, joint threat assessments, joint trainings, including through the use of existing or new technologies such as mobile telecommunication solutions provided to end-users.
Topic conditions and documents

Please read carefully all provisions below before the preparation of your application.

1. List of eligible countries:
All EU Member States, with the exception of the United Kingdom and Denmark.

2. Admissibility requirements and eligibility criteria
: See sections 5 and 6 of the Call document.

3. Indicative timetable for evaluation and contract signature
: See section 3 of the Call document.

4. Provisions, proposal templates and evaluation forms for the type(s) of action(s) under this topic:

5. Additional documents:

Members of consortium are required to conclude a consortium agreement prior to the signature of the grant agreement.

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