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Call for proposal Progress 2013: Support to activities implemented by NGOs organised at European level JUST/2013/PROG/AG/NGOS

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SPECIFIC PROGRAMME “PROGRESS” (2007-2013)  SECTION 4 – ANTIDISCRIMINATION AND DIVERSITY   SECTION  and 5 – GENDER EQUALITY

Call for proposal Progress 2013: Support to activities implemented by  NGOs organised at European level JUST/2013/PROG/AG/NGOS

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Objectives of this call

 

This call aims to support activities which contribute to the development, implementation and  monitoring of European and national policies and legislation exclusively in one of the  following areas:

  • non-discrimination and Roma integration, or
  • equal rights for persons with disabilities, or
  • equality between women and men.

 

  1. 1.       Priorities in the areas of non-discrimination and of Roma integration

Under this priority activities should in particular contribute to the following areas:

• Promoting the interest of one or more groups at risk of discrimination on the basis of  their ethnic origin or race, religion or belief, disabilities, age, sexual orientation;

• Promoting integration of Roma communities;

• Developing the “business case” for diversity across the EU;

• Promoting the integration of non-discrimination and equal opportunities initiatives in  other policies, such as employment, social inclusion, education, etc. (i.e. mainstreaming approach).

 

  1. 2.       Priorities in the area of equal rights for persons with disabilities

Under this priority activities should in particular contribute to the following areas:

Implementation of the European Disability Strategy 2010-2012 and the UN  Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and promoting of the involvement of the national member organisations in the implementation;

• Including different aspects of disability matters in EU and national policies (mainstreaming approach), particularly in the areas of employment, education, social inclusion, health, human rights, development cooperation, etc.;

• Improving accessibility to goods and services;

• Promoting the interest of people with disabilities and the full enjoyment of their rights, in particular enhancing equality of opportunities for people with disabilities, and combating discrimination on the basis of disability;

• Developing the business case for disability across the EU.

 

  1. 3.       Priorities in the area of equality between women and men

Under this priority activities should in particular contribute to the following areas:

• supporting the implementation of the Commission’s Strategy for equality between women and men 2010-2015 and contributing to the promotion of gender equality in the EU;

• promoting equality between women and men in the implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy and promoting the economic case for gender equality across the EU;

• promoting equality between women and men in EU and national policies (mainstreaming approach) and supporting national member organisations’ involvement, at national level, in the promotion of the gender equality aspects of the main EU policies;

• strengthening the capacity of national member organisations and their knowledge of EU gender equality policies;

• improving the knowledge and understanding of discrimination and inequalities between women and men in Member States;

• contributing to an effective legal protection against discrimination on the basis of the various EU-directives implementing the principle of equal treatment between women

 

Type of activities

  • Analytical activities: e.g. studies, surveys, research, policy recommendations, evaluation, data collection, statistics, development of indicators, benchmarks, etc;
  • Training activities;
  • Mutual learning, exchange of good practices, cooperation;
  • Awareness-raising, information and dissemination: Organisation of awareness  raising campaigns and conferences and meetings aiming at dissemination.

 

Deadline: 1 October 2013, 12:00 (noon) CET

For more information and call documents click here.

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