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2009 EN Official Journal of the European Union C 130/5




Call for expressions of interest: independent experts for the safer internet programme
(Following Article 179a of the Financial Regulation (1) and Article 265a of the Implementing Rules (2))
(2009/C 130/04)

The Commission hereby invites applications from individuals wishing to provide expert assistance relating
to the Safer Internet programme (3). The Commission will draw up a list of experts who meet the criteria set
out below.
The objective of the Safer Internet programme is to promote safer use of the internet and other commu­
nication technologies, particularly for children, and to fight against illegal content and harmful conduct
Further information about the programme can be found on the programme website:
The tasks include assistance to the Commission in evaluating proposals submitted in response to calls for
proposals, and in reviewing individual Safer Internet projects, as well as legacy projects funded under the
Safer Internet plus programme (4)
Criteria for inclusion on the list and submission of applications
All applications must comply with the detailed specifications and conditions which are available on the
Commission’s above-mentioned internet site in English.
These include requirements related to nationality, qualifications, experience and language knowledge.
Submission of applications
Applications must be submitted by means of the online expert registration tool available at the following
Expiry date of the list resulting from the call for expression of interest
The list of experts will be valid until 31 December 2013. Any person interested may submit an application
at any time during the period of validity of the list, with the exception of the last 3 months.

(1) Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 of 25.6.2002 (OJ L 248 of 16.9.2002, p. 1). Regulation as last
amended by Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1525/2007 (OJ L 343, 27.12.2007, p. 9).
(2) Commission Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 2342/2002 of 23.12.2002 (OJ L 357 of 31.12.2002, p. 1). Regulation as
last amended by Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 478/2007 (OJ L 111, 28.4.2007, p. 13).
(3) Decision No 1351/2008/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 (OJ L 348 of
24.12.2008, p. 118).
(4) Decision No 854/2005/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2005 (OJ L 149, 11.6.2005,
p. 1).