Restricted call for Proposals "Actions for child protection — Violence against children" under the EU thematic programme Investing in People - Ref. n. EuropeAid/133527/C/ACT/Multi  ()

Deadline for submission of Concept Notes:  4 December 2012 at 16:00 hrs (Brussels date and time)

The call includes two lots with the following specific objectives:

Lot 1: action at the field level

The specific objective of this lot is to promote structured measures at local and/or national level aiming at i) detecting, preventing and/or responding to any form of violence against children; ii) rehabilitating child victims of any form of violence.

This will include all forms of physical or mental violence, injury and abuse, neglect, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual exploitation and abuse perpetrated in those settings in which children should be taken care of the most: the house and family, the school and other educative settings; care institutions; detention centres; and the community at large.

Lot 2 : To tackle regional issues

To fight at multinational level any kind of violence against children that affect border-sharing countries for instance by supporting the signature/ratification of international agreements and protocols to protect children and ensure their rights; by supporting the adoption or revision of national legal frameworks, and/or national plans of action, to protect and implement child rights.

Eligible applicants under this call: non for profit legal entities such as Non State Actors, public or para-statal bodies, local authorities and co international and regional intergovernmental organisations consortia of associations representing them; international and regional intergovernmental organisations.

Applicants must be nationals of countries listed in Annex K of the call guidelines (here included Tanzania); or  the27 EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, an EU acceding country or an official EU candidate country (Turkey, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia).

Size of grants: EU requested contribution: minimum EUR 500,000 - maximum EUR 1,500,000. Maximum co-funding by the EU: 80% of total costs

Guidelines and application forms are available on EuropeAid website, ‘Funding’ page, ‘Calls for proposals’, call reference ‘’ 133527" or following the link: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/online-services/index.cfm?do=publi.detPUB&aoref=133527