European Union/Council of Europe joint programme for international cooperation projects


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Countries: 50 countries party to the Council of Europe Cultural Convention are eligible to apply.

Objective: To contribute to the sustainable development and promotion of citizenship and human rights education based on Council of Europe and European Union standards and strategies in this field



  • Education actors’ efforts to promote citizenship  and human rights education, including for marginalized groups, are supported
  • Democratic competences are strengthened
  • Means for preventing violence, radicalisation and racism in schools are enhanced
  • Ways to deal with controversial subjects in classrooms are identified and put into practice


  • Peer-to-peer learning among 3-6 interested countries on a topic chosen by the countries
  • Publication and dissemination of results
  • Awareness-raising activities