The 2017 CALL: SUPPORTING INITIATIVES IN THE FIELD OF DRUGS POLICY
2017 call for proposals for action grants for drugs-related initiatives under the Justice Programme was published on 4 July 2017 on the Participant Portal.
The specific objective of this Call for proposals is to support projects in the field of drugs policy as regards judicial cooperation and crime prevention aspects closely linked to the general objective of the Programme, in so far as they are not covered by the Instrument for financial support for police cooperation, preventing and combating crime, and crisis management, as part of the Internal Security Fund, or by the third Programme for the Union's action in the field of health (2014-2020). The maximum amount available for this call for proposals is EUR 2.632.000. The annual priorities of the call for proposals are:
- To support activities in the area of identification and epidemiology of use of new psychoactive substances;
- To support activities aimed at the effective response to the challenges posed by the online trade of drugs;
- To support the civil society organisations by reinforcing their (i) advocacy function, (ii) capacity to make a difference at the local level, (iii) best practice sharing methods and (iv) knowledge and skills on evidence-based interventions and minimum quality standards in the field of drug demand reduction;
- To support key stakeholders in the field of prevention by expanding their knowledge and skills, in particular in the context of minimum quality standards.
The deadline for submissions is 25 October 2017 at 17:00 Brussels time.
All the relevant information on this call for proposals can be found under here.