1. Priorities and activities to be funded
This call will aim to co-fund national or transnational projects tackling at least one of the following grounds of discrimination of Art. 19 TFEU: racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. They should aim at:
Priority will be given to fund at least one project in each of the above-mentioned four priority areas, subject to eligibility and reaching sufficient quality threshold under award criteria.
1.2. Description of the activities
This call will fund activities on:
data collection and survey; monitoring the implementation of non-discrimination legislation;
training of professionals;
mutual learning, exchange of good practices, cooperation, including identifying best practices which may be transferable to other participating countries;
dissemination and awareness raising activities (including at local level), such as seminars, conferences, campaigns or social media and press activities.
1.3. Expected results
design, development and/or monitoring of national, regional, or local policies aimed to fight against discrimination and/or to promote equality at the workplace and/or in society; and/or
more effective implementation of the legislation on non-discrimination;
increased stakeholders' knowledge of EU, national, regional and local policies and legislation as well as administrative practices in the non-discrimination field;
implementation of the LGBTI List of Actions, including fighting stereotypes and increase reporting of cases of discrimination based on sexual orientation;
increased number of diversity charters and the number of companies affiliated to a charter;
strengthened links between the academic/research community and the business world to quantify the benefits of diversity;
support for the Roma integration process with particular regard to local action.