There has been a call for proposals for the Youth in Action programme EACEA/10/13 – Action 3.2 – ‘Youth in the world’: Cooperation with countries other than the neighbouring countries of the European Union.
The purpose of this call for proposals is to support projects, which promote cooperation in the youth sector between Youth in Action Programme Countries and Partner Countries other than those which are neighbours of the European Union (countries which have signed with the European Union an agreement relevant to the youth field). This call provides grants to projects.
It is addressed to organisations working in the youth sector that are interested in running projects promoting cooperation in this field, involving youth workers and youth leaders, young people themselves and other actors involved in youth organisations and structures.
To improve the mobility of young people and youth workers, as well as youth employability
To promote youth empowerment and active participation
To foster capacity-building for youth organisations and structures in order to contribute to civil society development
To promote cooperation and the exchange of experience and good practice in the field of youth and non-formal education
To contribute to the development of youth policies, youth work and the voluntary sector
To develop sustainable partnerships and networks between youth organisations
Preference will be given to those projects which best reflect the following priorities:
1. Permanent priorities of the Youth in Action Programme:
— Participation of young people;
— Cultural diversity;
— European citizenship;
— Inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities.
2. Annual priorities of the Youth in Action Programme
— Awareness raising of the rights linked to the EU citizenship;
— Inclusive growth,
— Creativity, entrepreneurship and employability,
— Healthy behaviours.
Non-profit organisations from the 27 EU Member States, the EFTA (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland ), Croatia, Turkey and third countries that have signed agreements with the Community relevant to the youth field.
Must involve partners from at least four different countries (including the applicant organisation), including at least two Programme Countries, of which at least one is a Member State of the European Union, and two Partner Countries.
The project must include activities of a non-profit-making nature that are related to the field of youth and non-formal education.
Projects must start between 1 October 2013 and 31 December 2013, with a minimum duration of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months.
Deadline: 14 May 2013
Text of the [ http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:C:2013:072:0004:0007:EN:PDF ]call.