Wednesday, 7 May 2014

European Commission’s Support to political and economic research and studies of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership

Deadline: 16 June 2014
All interested organizations are invited to submit proposals for Support to dialogues, political and economic research and studies of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership under European Commission. The mission of this program is to reinforce dialogue, political and economic research and studies in priority themes of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and to ensure the dissemination of studies and research to civil society and decision-makers that are responsible for political and economic policies.
  • Promote a more inclusive growth, and in particular find ways and means to increase employment opportunities for the younger
  • Advance in the progressive liberalization in the agriculture and services sectors, the fight against tax evasion and corruption, to favour consumption and poverty reduction
  • Reinforce regional trade integration political and economic dialogues and cooperation initiatives among the beneficiary countries and the realization of a Euro-Mediterranean free-trade area
  • Speed-up the implementation of industrial reforms and promotion of fair competition, that are linked to the negotiations for a free-trade area with the EU
  • Build consensus on the implementation of macro-economic reforms, and the sequencing of  socio-economic policies, that are related to the advancement of the objectives referred previously
  • Lot 1: Support to political research, studies and dialogue of the Euro-Mediterranean partnership. For this lot grants offered minimum EUR 750 000 and maximum up to EUR 1 000 000.
  • Lot 2: Support to economic research, studies and dialogue of the Euro-Mediterranean partnership. Grants offered under this lot minimum EUR 1 750 000 and maximum up to EUR 2 000 000.
Eligibility criteria:
  • Be legal persons
  • Be non-profit-making
  • Be specific types of organizations such as: non-governmental organizations, public sector operators, local authorities and other Non-State actors, international (inter-governmental) organizations as defined by Article 43 of the Implementing Rules to the EC Financial Regulation
  • Be established in an eligible country as defined for the European Neighborhood Instrument: Member State of the European Union, partner countries benefiting from the European Neighborhood Instrument (Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Moldova, Morocco, Palestinian Authority of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Syria, Tunisia, Ukraine), a contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) , Developing countries and territories, as included in the list of ODA recipients published by the OECD-DAC, which are not members of the G-20 group, overseas countries and territories covered by Council Decision 2001/822/EC, in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro or Serbia, including Kosovo. This obligation does not apply to international organizations and
  • Be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary
Note: To apply for this program applicants must register themselves to PADOR, which is online registration service.
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