‘Europe for Citizens’ programme for the period 2016 - 2020

The ‘Europe for Citizens’ call is now open for all interested persons and organisaitons from the 28 EUMember States.

The programme supports:

  • European remembrance – raising awareness of remembrance, common history, values and the aim of the EU - Supported activities
  • Democratic engagement and civic participation – encouraging democratic and civic participation of citizens at Union level - Supported activities
    • Town Twinning
    • Networks of towns
    • Civil society projects
  • Operating grants - Supported activities

For 2016-2020 the priorities of the programme are:

Specific priorities for European Remembrance (Strand 1)

  1. Commemorations of major historical turning points in recent European history
    2016 – 2017 – 2018 – 2019 – 2020
  2. Civil society and civic participation under totalitarian regimes
  3. Ostracism and loss of citizenship under totalitarian regimes: drawing the lessons for today
  4. Democratic transition and accession to the European Union 

Specific priorities for “Democratic engagement and civic participation” (Strand 2) 

  1. Understanding and Debating Euroscepticism
  2. Solidarity in times of crisis
  3. Combatting stigmatisation of “immigrants” and building counter narratives to foster intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding
  4. Debate on the future of Europe

For further information please follow: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/europe-for-citizens_en