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Call for Proposals under the Social Dialogue – Decent Work Programme

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


Programme objectives
The objectives of the Programme are strengthened social dialogue and cooperation between employer organisations, trade unions and public authorities, the promotion of decent work and facilitated access to employment, in close cooperation with Norwegian partners. 

Available funding
The 4th and last Call for Proposals in the Czech Republic has a budget of Euro 261 600, which is the remaining national budget allocation during this programme period. The grant support available for a single project is between Euro 50 000 and Euro 100 000. The maximum grant rate for a project is 90 percent of total eligible expenditure.

Who can apply?
The Programme is addressed to employers’ organisations, trade unions and other organisations, public authorities and institutions that have within their mandate the areas covered by the Programme. Other type of entities such as business associations, non-governmental organisations, education and research institutions working on social dialogue and decent work topics can be involved in the Programme as project partners. Applicants and partners must be constituted as legal entities in the Beneficiary State and Norway. 

What can be financed?
Funding is available for projects which support social dialogue, improve decent work practices, and facilitate access to employment. See the Call text for all details on outcomes, eligibility criteria, available funding, mandatory documents and essential reading.

Travel grant
Travel support is available to facilitate the establishment of bilateral partnerships between eligible entities in the Czech Republic and Norway with the intent to prepare joint project applications under the Call for proposals. A lump sum travel grant of EUR 1 000 is awarded per entity.

Deadline for submitting project applications
Thursday 15 September 2022 at 13.00h, Czech time

We are happy to invite you to an information webinar dedicated to the last Call for Proposals for the Czech Republic under the Social Dialogue – Decent Work Programme (SDDW).
The webinar will be organised on 31 May, at 10.00 Czech time.

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Meeting agenda:
10.00 – 10.15    Funding possibilities under the SDDW Programme – Trine Berggren, Programme Director, Innovation Norway
10.15 – 10.30    How to prepare a project application – Konrad Konieczny, Programme Officer, Innovation Norway
10.30 – 11.00    Questions and answers


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