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DESCRIPTIONFunding opportunities via EU grants. Dublin 20 th January 2013 Irene Bertana Policy & Communications Officer www.easpd.eu. With support from the European Union Progress Programme . Funding Opportunities 2014-2020. Erasmus + Rights and Citizenship Programme 2014-2020 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Title of the presentationFunding opportunities via EU grantsDublin 20th January 2013Irene BertanaPolicy & Communications Officerwww.easpd.eu With support from the European Union Progress Programme.Funding Opportunities 2014-2020Erasmus +Rights and Citizenship Programme 2014-2020New programme for Employmentand Social Innovation (EaSI)Horizon 2020Europe for Citizens 2014-2020ESF 2014-2020Erasmus + ProgrammeThe Erasmus + Programme will replace the following current programmes: Lifelong Learning ProgrammeYouth in ActionErasmus MundusTempusAlfaEdulinkCooperation with industrialised countriesThe current Lifelong Learning Programme ends in 2013. Erasmus+, previously known as Erasmus for All or YES Europe is the new EU programme for education, training, youth and sport. It is estimated to start in January 2014.34Erasmus + ProgrammeErasmus + will be an integrated programme = based on Key Actions, rather than sectors of education as beforeLess fragmentation: altogether, there will be 11 actions grouped under 3 Key Actions; the LLP currently has 75 actions..In line with the Europe 2020 Strategy aiming at a Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth for Europeraise higher education attainment to 40% (32% now)reduce the share of early school leavers from 14% < 10%5Erasmus + ProgrammeThe new programme aims to be more cost-efficient and have more impact at the same timeTarget group: still the same, butmore emphasis on support for teachers, trainers, information officers & youth workers because of their importance as 'multipliers;cooperation projects will focus more on including business as partners with educational establishments and youth organisations6Erasmus + ProgrammeTwo new elements Loan guarantee scheme to help Master's degree students to finance their studies abroadCreation of 400 'knowledge alliances' and 'sector skills alliancesKnowledge alliances are large-scale partnerships between higher education institutions and businessesSector skills alliances are partnerships between education and training providers and businesses to promote employability by forming new sector-specific curricula and innovative forms of vocational teaching and training14,7 billion Euros7Erasmus + ProgrammeKey Action 1. Learning mobility of individualsDecentralised (NA):Student mobilityStaff mobilityYouth MobilityCentralised (EC-EACEA):Joint Masters degree (previously Erasmus Mundus)+/- 63% of the budget8Erasmus + ProgrammeKey Action 2: Co-operation for innovation and good practicesReplacement of current TOI, DOI and Learning PartnershipsDecentralised (NA):Strategic partnerships (2 tot 3 years)Centralised (EC-EACEA):Knowledge Alliances & Sector-Skills AlliancesIT Platforms, incl e-twinning & EPALESupport/Capacity-building for third countries+/- 27% of the budget9Erasmus + ProgrammeKey Action 3: Support for policy reformCentralised (EC-EACEA):Support for the Open Method of Coordination (indicators, studies)EU tools for valorisation & implementation (Europass, EQF, ECTS, ECVET, ...)Policy Dialogue with partner countries (= outside the EU), third countries and international organisations+/- 4,2 % of the budget10Erasmus + ProgrammeAPPLICATIONNo paper versions anymoreFewer deadlinesCalls for proposal in January 2014COUNTRIESMin 3 different partners from 3 different countriesEligible: EU 28, EFTA states (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland) and acceding, candidate and potential candidate countriesFor some calls also third countries & neighbourhood countries e.g. Moldova & Ukraine11Erasmus + ProgrammeFUNDINGLargely based on lump sums, i.e. forProject management & implementationTransnational meetings and learning opportunitiesMultiplier eventsIntellectual products/resultsNo co-financing anymore !12Rights and Citizenship ProgrammeRights and Citizenship ProgrammeAIMHelp to make people's rights and freedoms effective in practice by making them better known and more consistently applied across the EU. It will also promote:the rights of the child, the principles of non discrimination (racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation) gender equality (including projects to combat violence against women and children)http://ec.europa.eu/justice/newsroom/news/20111115_en.htmNew programme for Employmentand Social Innovation (EaSI)AIMEaSI will support Member States efforts in the design and implementation of employment & social reforms at European, national, regional & local levels by means of policy coordination, the identification, analysis and sharing of best practiceshttp://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=1093New programme for Employmentand Social Innovation (EaSI)Together with the European Social Fund, the Fund for the European Aid for the most Deprived and the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, EaSI forms the fourth pillar of the EU Initiative for Employment and Social Inclusion 2014-2020.16EURESCore activities at cross-border level financed by EaSI vs national EURES activities financed under the ESFAt EU level, the EURES Portal will offer modernised self-service tools for jobseekers and employersEURES will be used to create and develop new targeted mobility schemes.+/- 18% of the EaSI budgetNew programme for Employmentand Social Innovation (EaSI)17PROGRESS (Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity)Analysis, mutual learning and grants will continue their current activitiesSpecific budget for social innovation and social policy experimentation+/- 61% of the EaSI budgetNew programme for Employmentand Social Innovation (EaSI)18Microfinance facility and Social Entrepreneurshipextend the support given to microcredit providers under the current European Progress Microfinance Facilityprovide funding for capacity-building of microfinance institutionssupport the development of the social investment market and facilitate access to finance for social enterprises+/- 21% of the EaSI budgetNew programme for Employmentand Social Innovation (EaSI)19Horizon 2020HORIZON 2020The EU Framework Programme for Research and InnovationCombines all research and innovation funding currently provided throughThe Framework Programmes for Research and Technical DevelopmentThe innovation related activities of the Competitiveness & Innovation Framework Programme (CIP4)The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT5)http://ec.europa.eu/research/horizon2020/index_en.cfm?pg=h2020The 5 targets for the EU in 20201. Employment 75% of the 20-64 year-olds to be employed2. R&D 3% of the EU's GDP to be invested in R&D3. Climate change and energy sustainability greenhouse gas emissions 20% (or even 30%, if the conditions are right) lower than 1990 20% of energy from renewables 20% increase in energy efficiency 4. Education Reducing the rates of early school leaving below 10% at least 40% of 30-34year-olds completing third level education 5. Fighting poverty and social exclusion at least 20 million fewer people in or at risk of poverty and social exclusion 20Horizon 2020AIMSBridge the gap between research and the market; market-driven approach including creation of partnerships with the private sector and Member States to bring together the resources neededRevolutionise the way public and private sectors work together, notably through Innovation Partnerships between the European institutions, national and regional authorities and businessInternational cooperation as important cross-cutting priority of Horizon 2020; fully open to international participation, as well as targeted actions with key partner countries and regionsHorizon 2020The Innovative Unionone of the seven flagship initiatives of the Europe 2020 strategy for a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy with the aim to do three things: Turn Europe into a world-class science performer;Strengthen industrial leadership incl major investment in key technologies, greater access to capital and support for SMEs;Address major concerns shared by all Europeans e.g. climate change, sustainable transport and mobility, ageing populationSmart growth Digital agenda for Europe Innovation Union Youth on the move Sustainable growth Resource efficient Europe An industrial policy for the globalisation era Inclusive growth An agenda for new skills and jobs European platform against poverty 22Europe for Citizens2014-2020AIMstrengthen remembrance and enhance capacity for civic participation at EU levelStimulate debate, reflection and cooperation on remembrance, Union integration and historyDevelop citizens' understanding and capacity to participate in the Union policy making process and develop opportunities for solidarity, societal engagement & volunteering at Union levelhttp://ec.europa.eu/citizenship/about-the-europe-for-citizens-programme/future-programme-2014-2020/index_en.htmEuropean Social Fund 2014-2020AIMIncrease employment opportunitiesPromote education and lifelong learningEnhance social inclusionContribute to combating povertyImprove the capacity of public administrations to serve citizens and job-seekers betterhttp://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?catId=62&langId=enThe new proposal reinforces the role of the ESF:A higher minimum share of the budget allocated to each category of regionsMember States will have to concentrate ESF funding on a limited number of objectives and investment priorities in line with the Europe 2020 strategyA minimum share of 20% of the ESF dedicated to social inclusion actionsMore support for social innovation, i.e. testing and scaling up innovative solutions to address social needsEuropean Social Fund 2014-202025Greater participation by social partners & civil society in implementing ESF activitiesParticipation by NGOs will be encouraged through capacity-building, the promotion of community-led local development strategies and simplification of the delivery systemGreater emphasis on combating youth unemployment, promoting active & healthy ageing and supporting the most disadvantaged groupsThe Youth Employment Initiative would particularly support young people not in education, employment or training by integrating them into the labour marketEquipment linked to investments in social & human capital will be eligible for support from the ESF, e.g. computers for schoolsEuropean Social Fund 2014-2020QUESTIONS?27You can contact our officeKatrijn DekoninckEASPD Project & Liaison OfficerKatrijn.Dekoninck@easpd.eu+32/2 282 46 13
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