CERV programme – stakeholder analysis and monitoring framework (08/09/2021)
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Last newsletter before the Summer! (13/07/2021)
Dear Readers, this will be our last newsletter before the summer break. Enjoy the reading!
We wish you a safe, relaxing and sunny Summer!!
Follow-up of the 1st CERV Civil Dialogue week (13/07/2021)
Four days of discussions, attended by around 1,000 organisations: the 1st CERV Civil Dialogue week has been a great opportunity to launch the new Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) programme by giving also policymakers, citizens and civil society representatives the opportunity to discuss how key policy priorities in the areas of democracy, rights, equality and values can be translated into concrete projects.
The calls for proposals for town-twinning, networks of towns, rights of the child and Data Protection Authorities are still open! (13/07/2021)
Don’t miss the deadlines!
The 2020 Europe for Citizens Report has been published! (13/07/2021)
Over the past 7 years, the aim of the Europe for Citizens programme has been to contribute to citizens’ understanding of the history, values and diversity of the EU and to foster conditions for civic participation and engagement at EU level.
It is now time to say goodbye to the Europe for Citizens programme that has been incorporated into the new CERV programme and, therefore, the 2020 report represents also an opportunity to look back at its implementation during the period 2014-2020.
For more information, have a look also at our factsheet with information on the 7 years of Europe for Citizens support.
How to use the Funding & Tenders Portal (for beginner users) (13/07/2021)
Are you a totally beginner with regard to our funding or maybe not, but the use of the Funding & Tenders Portal remains still obscure for you?
Then have a look at this webinar organised by the Funding and Tenders Portal team.
Curious to know how good, efficient and independent is justice in your country? (13/07/2021)
This year the Justice Scoreboard has a special focus on the digitalisation of justice and this makes lots of sense since the 2021 scoreboard looks back at 2020, the year the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, forcing European countries, private companies, public services and citizens to turn to the Internet for most activities, including justice.
News from the project Up4Diversity (13/07/2021)
The Consortium of the project Up4Diversity, funded by the REC programme, wishes to invite you to their online International Conference on 9 September.
Project Diversity and Childhood (13/07/2021)
In this issue, we would like to present you the project “Diversity and Childhood” and its main outputs.
The new CERV programme is finally here and new calls for proposals are waiting for you! (24/04/2021)
We are looking forward to fund good projects that will support and promote fundamental rights and Union values, citizen’s engagement and participation, democracy and rule of law, equality and fight against discriminations gender-based violence and violence against vulnerable people.
6 new calls for proposal for action grants and 2 specific for operating grants are now open. Don’t miss these funding opportunities!
The deadline of the JUSTICE calls has been extended! (24/04/2021)
The deadlines to submit project proposals in the framework of the Justice programme have been postponed.
The 2021-2022 annual Work Programmes for the CERV and Justice programmes have been adopted! (24/04/2021)
Check out DG JUST priorities for 2021 and 2022!
The use of the EU emblem in the context of EU programmes 2021-2027 (24/04/2021)
In the previous newsletter, we informed you about the new minimum and binding requirements for communication and visibility which will apply for all funding programmes of the new long-term budget (for the period 2021-2027). Now, we want to share with you an updated guide about the use of the EU emblem in the context of EU programmes 2021-2027. A key document to be read carefully.
Welcome to the 1st 2021 edition of our newsletter! (02/03/2021)
New open calls for proposals under the Justice programme! (02/03/2021)
The aim of EU funding is to translate EU policies into tangible results on the ground. For 2021, DG JUST has issued new calls for project proposals under the Justice programme. We want to fund projects that will improve the justice systems in the EU and the respect of all related fundamental rights.
Don’t miss out on these funding opportunities!
The new 1,55 billion CERV programme is coming: learn more and get ready to apply (02/03/2021)
CERV stands for “Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values” and will be the biggest-ever EU fund for promoting and protecting fundamental rights inside the EU. During negotiations, this programme has received a major top-up and was more than doubled (from the original 640 million euro to over 1,55 billion euro for the next 7-years period).
How to find info about projects awarded in the last calls for proposals (02/03/2021)
There is a new functionality in the Funding & tender opportunities Portal that allows you to check which projects have been awarded for a specific call, read their abstracts, see which organisations are involved and also contact the Coordinator.
It’s good to be seen as European Union! Discover the new communication and visibility rules (02/03/2021)
When beneficiaries receive EU funding, they have to advertise it, but the rules on communication and visibility were often very confusing and disparate...until now.
Project deliverables will be published on the Funding & tender opportunities Portal (02/03/2021)
We are very happy to inform you that project deliverables/outputs marked as “public” during the Grant agreement preparation will be, from now on, published on the Funding & tender opportunities Portal.
The project C.O.N.T.R.O and its awareness raising campaign against hate speech online (02/03/2021)
The European project “CO.N.T.R.O.” (COunter Narratives AgainsT Racism Online”) is arrived to its end, but it is still conducting an interesting awareness raising campaign against hate speech online which is based on a social experiment.
Have your say: open public consultation on gender-based and domestic violence (08/02/2021)
The purpose of this consultation is to inform the Commission’s work on further measures for improved and coordinated prevention of and protection against this kind of violence.
REC and Justice programmes: updates on 2020 calls for proposals (14/07/2020)
All 2020 calls for proposals under the REC and Justice programmes are closed. We are busy evaluating your applications.
DG JUST funding website (14/07/2020)
Discover the new DG JUST funding website!
EU-funding visibility rule: a golden rule to keep always in mind (14/07/2020)
In this issue, we would like to draw your attention to one golden rule: the EU-funding visibility rule.
Which EU emblem you need to use? When you need to add a disclaimer? What are the consequences if you do not respect the visibility rule?
Get inspired by this nice attendance list with children’s drawings! (14/07/2020)
Have a look at this lovely attendance list!
Many thanks to the project "Fairy tales"!
Follow the LAWtrain self-learning YouTube channel and watch the new PowToon videos (14/07/2020)
The project LAWtrain wants to share with us its self-learning YouTube channel and the new PowToon videos on EU Regulations no. 1215/2012 and 2201/2003.
Project HAPPY logo contest (14/07/2020)
The project HAPPY, co-funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship programme, has launched a contest for graphic designers and creatives. The project needs a logo and you might be its creator!
Covid-19: measures taken to support funded projects (20/07/2020)
Your project officers are always there to support and advice you during the implementation of your projects. Due to Covid-19, some additional measures have been taken to address the unforeseen problems arisen in this difficult period.
Citizens' Dialogue on domestic violence by Commissioner Dalli (06/05/2020)
European Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli, will hold a virtual Citizens Dialogue on domestic violence in times of Coronavirus tomorrow, 6 May, 17:00 CEST.
Join the discussion!
The deadlines of DG JUST calls for proposals have been extended! (24/03/2020)
The deadlines to submit project proposals in the framework of the REC and Justice programmes have been all postponed by two weeks.
New open calls for proposals under the Justice and Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) programmes! (15/01/2020)
EU funding translate EU policies into tangible results on the ground, empowering EU citizens, safeguarding their fundamental rights and promoting justice.
DG JUST has issued new calls for project proposals under the Justice and REC programmes.
Most of these calls open today (15 January 2020), 4 calls will open on 21 January.
Don’t miss these funding opportunities!
The 2020 annual work programmes have been published! (15/01/2020)
Check out DG JUST priorities for 2020!
Project “Judicial response to terrorism in the light of the Charter of Fundamental Right of the EU”: good practice in the field of judicial training (15/01/2020)
In this issue, we’d like to present you the project “Judicial response to terrorism in the light of the Charter of Fundamental Right of the EU”.
Co-funded by the Justice programme, this project ran from July 2016 to June 2018.
MOOC (massive open online course) on European family law (14/01/2020)
The Council of the Notariats of the EU, which is coordinating the 2018-20 training programme ‘Europe for Notaries - Notaries for Europe’ (co-funded by the Justice Programme), has shared its first MOOC (massive open online course) with us on European family law.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on our funding programmes (15/01/2020)
Discover the FAQ pages of the REC and Justice programmes!
Child protection policies: What they are? Why they are so important? When they are necessary? (14/01/2020)
Here we explain what child safeguarding and child protection policy mean.
1. Why it is important to have a policy and apply it when working with children;
2. When you have to submit your policy together with your project proposal;
3. What happens if you don’t do it by the call closing date.
We’ll also give you some tips on how to develop a child protection policy and provide links to good child protection policies.
DG Justice kick-off meetings/information sessions are back! (22/07/2019)
As some of our beneficiaries already know, we are happy to announce that DG Justice has resumed its tradition to organise kick-off meetings/information sessions for projects selected under the REC (Rights, Equality and Citizenship) and Justice funding programmes.
FAIR project: best practice example of DG JUST funding (22/07/2019)
We'd like to showcase another project, funded by the REC (Rights, Equality and Citizenship) programme, exemplifying best practice: FAIR (Fostering Access to Immigrant children’s Rights).
Congratulations to the award winning “Stop Violence Against Women: From (A)wareness to (Z)ero Victims Blaming” project (22/07/2019)
This Lithuanian project, started in 2017 and co-funded by the REC programme, received two major awards in 2018. We would like to take this opportunity to share the activities and main results of the project with you.
Congratulations to the whole team!!
REC and Justice programmes: updates on 2019 calls for proposals (22/07/2019)
All 2019 calls for proposals under the REC and Justice programmes are now closed. Learn more about the end of the evaluation process.
This newsletter is waiting for your input! (22/07/2019)
Dear readers, we would like this newsletter to help share the stories of your projects.
Find out how your project could increase its visibility!
How to make sure your project has a real impact: applying behavioural insights (22/07/2019)
In this issue, we would like to encourage you to apply some tools from the behavioural sciences to your project, to change attitudes and behaviours.
Adoption of new rules providing better protection for children involved in cross-border parental disputes & in intra-EU child abduction (22/07/2019)
Thanks to the revision of the Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 (Brussels IIa Regulation), through the adoption of the new Council Regulation (EU) 2019/1111, the EU has made it easier and faster for decisions on divorce, legal separation and marriage annulment, and on parental responsibility issues and international child abduction, to be applied across borders.
New rules and guarantees for children involved in criminal proceedings now apply across the EU (22/07/2019)
On 11 June 2019, the EU directive 2016/800, on special safeguards for children involved in criminal proceedings, as suspected or accused persons, started to apply. It is the last in a set of 6 EU directives guaranteeing procedural rights for people across the EU.