Commission publishes calls for proposals for sport projects on radicalisation and on integration of refugees

Commission publishes calls for proposals for sport projects on radicalisation and on integration of refugees

On 4 July 2017, the European Commission published two calls for proposals for sport projects, that cover the topics of “Sport as a tool for integration and social inclusion of refugees“ and “Call for proposals for Monitoring and coaching, through sports, of youngsters at risk of radicalisation”.
 
Sport organisations can apply for both calls alone and can receive up to 60.000 € of funding. Projects need to be implemented between 1 January and 31 December 2018. The deadline for applications is the 18 August 2018.
 
Sport as a tool for integration and social inclusion of refugees
The Commission plans to fund around 20 projects in this field. A non-exhaustive list of the main activities eligible under this call for proposals is listed below:
  • sport activities aimed at promoting participation of refugees, organised with a gender balance approach, and involving local populations; 
  • development, identification, promotion and sharing of activities and good practices about participation of refugees, into sport activities with the clear aim at their integration into host societies; 
  • awareness-raising activities on the practical and proved added value of sport in relation to the integration of refugees into societies, taking due account of gender equality;
  • preparation, development and implementation of educational and training modules and tools;
  • dissemination actions in the field of sport;
Monitoring and coaching, through sports, of youngsters at risk of radicalisation
The Commission plans to fund around 15 projects in this field. A non-exhaustive list of the main activities eligible under this call for proposals is listed below:
  • activities aimed at supporting anti-radicalisation processes, that are implemented by eligible applicant in cooperation with local public authorities responsible for radicalisation, terrorism and for police. Activities must have gender balanced approach; 
  • development, identification, promotion and sharing of activities and good practices about monitoring and coaching, through sports, of youngsters at risk of radicalisation; 
  • awareness-raising activities on the practical and proved added value of sport in relation to anti-radicalisation processes;
  • identification of sport activities at risk of radicalisation processes;
  • dissemination actions networking activities.
To be eligible the activities should include an evidence based gender equality methodology.
 
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