New EU Call for Labour Market Integration of Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees (UK / EU) (Deadline: 30th March 2017)

The EU has issued a new call for proposals for projects that fast track labour market integration of third country nationals, specifically those targeting asylum seekers, refugees and their family members.

Projects should:

  • Promote the development and testing of innovative and effective mechanisms
  • Develop sustainable multi-level partnerships models conducive towards the integration of the targeted groups into the labour market
  • Foster knowledge and experience sharing between Member States, with a strong emphasis on the challenges faced by women.

To be eligible, proposals must involve an international consortium made of at least 4 organisations (1 lead applicant + 3 co-applicants) with at least one established in an EU Member States. Lead applicant must be:

  • A public body (such as national, regional and local authorities or public employment services)
  • Co-applicant organisations must be public bodies, for-profit or non-profit-making private entities, or international organisations.

There is €14.2m funding available to support 5-7 projects and you applicants must have 20% match funding in place.

The deadline for applications is 30th March 2017.

http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=629&langId=en&callId=502&furtherCalls=yes

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