28 December 2011

EU contribution within the "Fundamental Rights and Citizenship” programme

European grant funds for fundamental rights of people
Deadline: 13th March 2012

MAIN AREAS OF INTERVENTION
FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS
1. Informing on where the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights applies and where to turn to if fundamental rights are violated
2. Promoting the Rights of the Child
3. Combating racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism
4. Fighting Homophobia
5. Training and networking between legal professions and legal practitioners
CITIZENSHIP

6. Participation in the democratic life of the Union
7. Raise awareness about Union citizenship and the rights attached to it and identify obstacles to their effective exercise.
8. Raise awareness and improve knowledge about the EU rules on free movement, in particular Directive 2004/38/EC.
9. Facilitate sharing of knowledge and exchange of best practices on acquisition and loss of Union citizenship.
10. Address the gender imbalance in participation in the European Parliament elections
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