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C 141/20 EN Official Journal of the European Union 17.6.





Democratic stabilisation and civil society support in the Western Balkan in particular support to
civil society to help reduce cross border crime, including regional actions to help fight trafficking
in human beings and anti-corruption initiatives (DAC Code: 15030) issued by the Commission of
the European Communities

(2003/C 141/09)

1. Publication reference Macedonia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary,

Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia,
EuropeAid/116567/C/G/MULTI. Turkey, Cyprus, Malta);
2. Programme and Financing source 8. Provisional notification date of results of the award
CARDS Regional Action Programme 2002, budget line process
B7-541. In principle, three months after the deadline for
3. Nature of activities, geographical area and project applications.
9. Award criteria
(a) Activities to support regional anti-trafficking and anti-
corruption projects in the CARDS countries. See Section 2.3 of the ‘Guidelines for Applicants’
mentioned in item 12.
(b) Geographical area: all CARDS countries, namely
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia and 10. Application format and details to be provided
Montenegro and Former Yugoslav Republic of
Macedonia. Applications must be submitted using the standard
application form attached to the Guidelines for
(c) Maximum project duration: 18 months. Applicants mentioned in item 12, whose format and
instructions must be strictly observed. For each
For details, see the ‘Guidelines for Applicants’ referred to in application, one signed original and four copies must
item 12. be supplied by the applicant.
4. Overall amount available for this Call for Proposals
11. Deadline for applications
EUR 1 500 000.
16th September 2003, 16:00 CET.
5. Maximum and minimum grant amounts
Any application received by the Contracting Authority
(a) Minimum grant for a project: EUR 250 000. after this deadline will not be considered.
(b) Maximum grant for a project: EUR 500 000. 12. Detailed information
(c) Maximum proportion of project costs to be covered by Detailed information on this Call for Proposals is
Community funding: 90 %. contained in the ‘Guidelines for Applicants’, which are
6. Maximum number of grants to be awarded published together with this notice on the Internet Web
site of EuropeAid:
Maximum six grants.
7. Eligibility: Who may apply? Any questions regarding this Call for Proposals should be
sent by e-mail (including the Publication Reference of this
Be a recognised international organisation and/or be a Call for Proposals shown in item 1) to EuropeAid:
non-governmental organisation and have their head-
quarters within the European Union or within one of
the countries eligible to participate in the CARDS
programme (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, All applicants are encouraged to consult the above Internet
Serbia and Montenegro, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Web page regularly before the deadline.