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Sectors: Citizenship, Human Rights, Services

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Non-profit organisations

Regions: Candidate countries, European Economic Area, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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WE Funding – Consumer programme – Support..
Funds for: Conclude framework partnership agreements (FPA) for a duration of maximum three year
Main beneficiaries: NGOs

Responsible: European Commission

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Funds for: Conclude framework partnership agreements (FPA) for a duration of maximum three year
Main beneficiaries: NGOs

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Objectives
– This call for proposals refers in particular to Objective II of the Consumer Programme – Consumer information and education and support for consumer organisations;
– The “New Deal for Consumers” package adopted on 12 March 2018 includes a Communication accompanying two proposals for Directives to, respectively, ensure better enforcement and to modernise EU consumer protection rules, in particular in light of digital developments and on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers

Priorities
– Contribution towards the integration of consumer interests into the priority actions under the Digital Single Market, the Energy Union, financial services, the Circular Economy, collaborative economy and also enforcement and consumer rights including redress;
– Contribution towards strengthening the representation of consumer organisations in the Member States

Among financed actions
– Activities aimed at facilitating the preparedness of consumer organisations in being active in representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers; 
– Capacity building activities, such as training, awareness raising, networking and exchange of best practices to strengthen consumer organisations capacity to act in such a role under collective redress procedures