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Europe for Citizens

Information

Name of the programme:        Europe for Citizens
Managing Authority:        Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency – EACEA
Heading:       Security and citizenship
Programme website link:        http://ec.europa.eu/citizenship/about-the-europe-for-citizens-programme/future-programme-2014-2020/index_en.htm
Programme budget 2014-2020:        € 185.47 Million

Internal division

Two thematic fields:

1- European Remembrance – Supports actions to raise awarenessabout memory, shared history, values and objectives of the EU

2- Democratic engagement and civic participation – encourages democratic and civic participation of citizens at Union level by means of three measures

Objectives of the Programme

Specific objectives of the Programme:

- raise awareness of memory, history and values of the Union, as well as to the purposes of the Union, namely to promote peace, the Union's values and the well-being of its peoples by stimulating debate, reflection and development of networks;

- encourage democratic and civic participation of citizens at Union level, enabling citizens to better understand the process of shaping policies of the Union and by creating conditions conducive to social and intercultural and volunteering at Union level.
 

Actions funded 

Under the strand European Remembrance the programme funds
different actions with the objective to raise awareness of the
common memory, history and european values, such as research
activities, exhibitions, public debates, non-formal education.
While the strand Democratic engagement and civic participation
includes the following three specific measures:


• Town twinning
• Networks of towns
• Civil society projects


- Action Grants: can be granted for projects (within both strands), i.e.
for actions with a limited duration during which proposed specific
activities are implemented.
- Operational Grants: provide financial support for costs required for
the proper implementation of the activities of an organisation (staff
costs, publications, information and dissemination, travel costs
arising from the implementation of the work programme, rental
payments and other costs directly linked to the organisation's work
programme).

 

 Keywords

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency – EACEA


 Objectives/goals:

Specific objectives of the Programme: - raise awareness of memory, history and values of the Union, as well as to the purposes of the Union, namely to promote peace, the Union's values and the well-being of its peoples by stimulating debate, reflection and development of networks; - encourage democratic and civic participation of citizens at Union level, enabling citizens to better understand the process of shaping policies of the Union and by creating conditions conducive to social and intercultural and volunteering at Union level.