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Sectors: Citizenship, Education - Training, Information, Social Affairs, Town planning, Youth

Beneficiaries: Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, Research centres

Regions: Candidate countries, European Economic Area, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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WE funding – Europe for Citizens – ….
Funds for: Contributing to citizens’ understanding of the Union, its history and diversity
Main beneficiaries: Public bodies and non-profit organisations
Other topic: Fostering European citizenship and to improve conditions for civic and democratic participation at Union level

Responsible: European Commission

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Funds for: Contributing to citizens’ understanding of the Union, its history and diversity
Main beneficiaries: public bodies and non-profit organisations

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
– Strand 1: European remembrance: Raise awareness of remembrance, common history and values and the Union’s aim;
– Strand 2: Democratic engagement and civic participation: Encourage democratic and civic participation of citizens at Union level 

Among financed actions
– Strand 1: Support activities that invite to reflection on European cultural diversity and on common values in the broadest sense: projects reflecting on causes and consequences of authoritarian and totalitarian regimes in Europe’s modern history and to commemorate the victims of their crimes;
– Encompass activities concerning other defining moments and reference points in recent European history: courage, tolerance, etc.
– Strand 2: Covering civic participation in the broadest sense with a particular focus on activities directly linked to Union policies, with a view to concretely participate in the Union policy-making process in areas related to the objectives of the Programme;
– Developing opportunities for mutual understanding, intercultural learning solidarity, societal engagement and volunteering at Union level;
– Promotion of societal engagement and solidarity: activities promoting debate/campaigns/actions on themes of common interest in the framework of the rights and responsibilities of the Union citizens and making the link to the European political agenda and policy making process;
– Gathering of opinions: activities aiming at gathering the individual opinions of the citizens favouring a bottom up approach (including the use of social networks, webinars, etc.) and media literacy;
– Volunteering: activities promoting solidarity among Union citizens and beyond