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EU Aid Volunteers: Pilot projects 2013
The deadline for submission of proposals is 02/04/2013.
The objective of this call for proposals is to select pilot projects that will test some of the possible modules of the future EU Aid Volunteers initiative, contribute to the European Commission’s work on preparing for implementation and allow for a smooth start of the initiative after adoption of the proposed Regulation by the Parliament and the Council.
– To provide opportunities for Europeans to engage as expert volunteers in
humanitarian aid and/or civil protection activities outside the EU and to
contribute to laying the ground for a network of European volunteers active in
– To add value through volunteering to humanitarian aid and / or civil
protection operations in the fields of resilience building, disaster risk reduction,
preparedness and preventing, crisis response, post crisis recovery and linking
relief, rehabilitation and development (LRRD);
– To strengthen local capacities in third countries in order to support resilience
and/or response to crisis.
The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects is estimated at EUR 1,200,000. The maximum grant will be EUR 600,000
Applicants must act with at least two partner organisations. Each consortium must represent at least three different EU Member States. More partner organisations and Member States represented in a project partnership will be considered an asset. In case of international organisations, they must act with at least three partner organisations that are not international organisations from three different Member States.
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