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Sectors: Citizenship, Education - Training, Human Rights, Justice - Security, Public Management, Social Affairs, Youth

Beneficiaries: Administrations States, Agencies Chambers, Corporations, Development NGOs, Federations Unions, International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, SMEs, Training centres, Universities

Regions: Candidate countries, European Economic Area, European Union

Category: Call for proposals


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Additional info regions:

Eligible third countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Serbia


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WE Funding – REC – Strengthen…
Funds for: Strengthening the fight against discrimination
Main beneficiaries: Public entities, Private organisations, International organisations

Responsible: European Commission


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Funds for: Strengthening the fight against discrimination
Main beneficiaries: Public entities, Private organisations, International organisations

Priorities and funded actions:

* Promote the effective implementation of the principle of non-discrimination on the grounds of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation, and to respect the principle of non-discrimination on the grounds provided for in Article 21 of the Charter

* Promoting diversity management in the public and private sector;
* Fighting against discrimination based on sexual orientation in society and promoting the rights of LGBTI people through the implementation of the LGBTI List of Actions;
* Fighting against discrimination based on religion or belief, race and/or ethnic origin (excluding hate speech which is addressed in another call for proposals), and/or multiple discrimination, to contribute to the enforcement and effective implementation of Union law and policy, such as victims’ interest representation, independent monitoring, early warning and reporting;
* Strengthening the fight against anti-gypsyism and various forms of discrimination of Roma including spatial and schooling segregation, discrimination in (access to) employment, health and housing, forced evictions, as well as multiple discrimination; promoting Roma political, social and cultural participation, empowering Roma youth, women and children and promoting their participation in developing, implementing and monitoring policies affecting them; supporting capacity building of Roma and pro-Roma civil society active at the local level;
* Improving equality data collection in the public and/or private sector;

Among financed actions
* For priorities 1 to 5:
* Data collection, survey, monitoring and reporting implementation of non-discrimination legislation, support to victims of discrimination;
* Capacity building, training of professionals and empowerment;
* Mutual learning, exchange of good practices, cooperation, including identifying best practices which may be transferable to other participating countries;
* Dissemination and awareness raising actions (including at local level), such as conferences, campaigns or social media and press

Additional information
* This call for proposals is an open call for proposals

* Initial duration of the action: 24 months

* Eligibility
– Be a legal person;
– Be a public or private entity;
– Be: a public body, a private for-profit making or non-profit organisation, an international organisation;
– Be established in an EU Member State, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Serbia;
– A partnership composed of at least two organisations must be established
– Private for-profit-oriented organisations must act with a public body or a private non-profit organisation;

– The projects can be either national or transnational