European Commission DG Education and Culture
YOUTH IN ACTION - Action 4.5. Projects supporting information activities for young people and youth workers
next deadline: 2013-06-27
This sub-action supports projects which promote information and communication actions with a European dimension that are aimed at young people and youth leaders, in the context of the European Year of Citizens and the perspective of elections to the European Parliament in 2014. The projects proposed must improve the dissemination of quality information and increase young peoples access to information and to various channels of communication at both national and European levels. The projects will aim in the long term to encourage the participation of young people in public life and to facilitate the achievement of their potential as active, responsible European citizens.
participation of young people,
inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities.
Action 4.5 is part of Action 4 "Youth support systems" within the Youth in Action programme, which contributes to develop the quality of support structures, to support the role of those active in youth work and youth organisations, to develop the quality of the Programme and to promote civil participation of young people at European level by supporting bodies active at European level in the field of youth.
Preference will be given to innovative and wide-ranging projects focussing on subjects that are topical or of interest to young people or youth workers, and which reflect the priorities of the Youth in Action programme, namely:
Preference will also be given to projects reflecting the following annual priorities of the call:
- Awareness-raising about EU citizenship and the rights that go with it, in the context of the European Year of Citizens;
- Awareness-raising about participation in the 2014 European elections, thus enabling young people to behave as active, informed citizens.
The end beneficiaries of these projects are young people and people working in the youth sector, either within youth organisations or youth structures, or for regional and local authorities.
The total budget allocated to co-financing projects under this call for proposals is estimated to be EUR 2 040 000. Financial assistance from the Agency may not exceed 80 % of a project's total eligible expenses. The maximum grant per project will take account of the population of the country concerned.
Project activities must start between 1 November 2013 and 31 December 2013. Projects must run for at least 9 months but no more than 15 months.
non-profit-making organisations, non governmental organisations
local or regional public bodies
national Youth Councils
programme countries are: EU Member States and Croatia.
Projects must involve partner organisations provided that such organisations have their registered offices in a Member State of the European Union (or in Croatia).
Deadline: 27 June 2013 (12.00 CET).
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