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The Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme - London

An Access Europe Network event for London organisations

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May 19, 2015
from 09:30 am to 01:30 pm


Europe House 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU

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The Annual Work Programme for the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme for 2015 has just been launched and new calls for proposals will be published shortly.

The Programme has a budget of € 439 million for 2014-2020. €29.5 million will be available this year for projects that will achieve measurable positive change on two themes:

  • Ensuring the protection of rights and empowering citizens (€13.8 million)
  • Promoting non-discrimination and equality (€15.7 million)

The seminar will give you more detail about the programme and help you assess whether this funding opportunity is right for you.


9.30 - 10.00 Registration

10.00 - 10.10 Welcome and introductions

10.10 – 10.20 Rights Equality and Citizenship: overview

  • How EU funding works
  • Funding themes
  • Budget
  • Programme strands

10.20 – 10.50 Promoting non-discrimination and equality

  • Non-discrimination and Roma integration
  • Combating racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance
  • Promoting good practice on gender roles and overcoming gender stereotypes

10.50 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00– 11.30 Protecting rights and empowering citizens

  • Supporting victims of violence
  • Response to violence against women and children
  • Combating sexual harassment and sexual violence
  • Elimination of corporal punishment for children
  • Capacity for professionals in child protection systems

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