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Call for proposals 2021 – Action grants to support transnational projects to enhance the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime and the rights of victims of crime


 Next Deadline: 09 September 2021

 Global Budget: 6.2 M€

Official page of the Call 


The aims of this call for 2021 and 2022 are:

  1. (a) to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU criminal law in the area of the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime (procedural rights priority);
  2. (b) to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU law in the area of the rights of victims of crime in line with the EU Strategy on victims’ rights (2020-2025) (victims’ rights priority).


The project should cover one or serveral of the following activities:

  • mutual learning, exchange of good practices, development of working methods which may be transferable to other participating countries;
  • exchange and provision of information and development of information tools;
  • capacity building for professionals;
  • facilitating cooperation between competent authorities (including where relevant national experts or agencies dealing with the aspects covered by this call) and/or legal practitioners and or service providers (including multi-disciplinary networks at EU or international, national, regional or local levels);
  • communication activities including dissemination of information about rights and activities raising awareness of the existing rules on rights at EU and national levels, relevant to the priorities of the call;
  • training activities, as long as they are of ancillary nature and not the main purpose of the project;
  • analytical activities, such as data collection and creation of data bases, surveys, research etc

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  •  6,20 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  •  09 September 2021 – in 2 months (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  •  Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  •  European Union (EU)