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Social Dialog and Decent Work Programme – Open Call launched

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


We are pleased to inform you that the Call for Proposals under the “Social Dialogue – Decent Work” Programme was launched on 7 November 2018. The Open Call is open for 11 Beneficiary States (Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia; Cyprus and Hungary will be eligible soon), that are involved in this Programme.

The main objective of the Programme is strengthened tripartite cooperation between employer organisations, trade unions and public authorities and the promotion of decent work. It will also support social dialogue and contribute to ensure that Beneficiary Countries are better equipped to deal with the challenges following high unemployment and to establish decent work practices, in close cooperation with Norwegian partners.

Applicants for funding must be constituted as legal entities in the Beneficiary State or Norway. The Call will be open for 3 months, till 7 February 2019. All important information regarding the eligibility conditions are included in the Call text and also on the website of the Fund Operator – Innovation Norway -

 Please also be reminded about the possibility to apply for Travel Support under the Programme. The objective of this support is to facilitate establishment of bilateral partnerships between eligible entities in the Beneficiary States and Norway with the intention to prepare joint project applications under the Call for proposals. All necessary information including the eligibility conditions and the Call text for Travel Support is available on the above mentioned link.

All queries on the Programme shall be addressed to the following email address of the Fund

Good luck to all potential applicants.