The call for experts is usually open to nationals of a Member State of the European Union, the EEA states of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, or a country which has concluded a bilateral agreement to this effect. Applications from nationals of other states are accepted but will only be used according to specific needs. However, each call for experts is launched together with a specific description of objectives and possible participants.
The detailed arrangements for carrying out the specific expert tasks will be set out in an agreement to be signed by the Commission, on behalf of the Community, and each expert.
Experts are entitled to a payment in the form of a lump sum per day of work and reimbursement of travel and subsistence expenses in accordance with the scales valid at the time of signature of the agreement with the Commission.
The scales applicable will be the same as those applied by the Commission for independent experts assisting the Commission services in connection with the Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration activities; see Annex F of the "Rules for submission of proposals, and the related evaluation, selection and award procedures European Commission".
The Call for Independent Experts for Safer Internet Programme 2009-2013. It is available in all the official languages of the European Union. It was published in the Official Journal of the European Union OJ C 130 of 09.06.2009, p. 5.
Deadline is 30 September 2013.
The specifications and conditions of the Call for Independent Experts (call addressed to individuals for the establishment of a list of prospective independent experts in connection with the Safer Internet programme 2009-2013) provide detailed explanations on the requirements, conditions and application procedures for prospective independent experts. This document is only available in English.
Applicants who are already on the list of experts drawn up for the implementation of the Safer Internet plus Programmes (call for experts 2005-2009) and who wish to provide assistance under the Safer Internet programme 2009-2013 must submit a new application.
NB. Only online applications are accepted for this call.
To submit your application as an independent expert, you simply need to register as an expert in the Safer Internet experts database.