EU Delegation Launches Grant Competition on Transatlantic Research and Debates

Jun 25, 2013, 15:41 ET from Delegation of the European Union to the United States

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Delegation of the European Union to the United States has published a call for grant proposals to support activities that advance transatlantic cooperation through policy research and debate on issues relevant to EU-U.S. relations.

The Delegation invites think tanks, public policy research centers, chambers of commerce, civil society and stakeholder organizations, media institutions and other non-profit and non-governmental organizations based in the United States to submit proposals. Grant activities can focus on a number of different topics, in particular strengthening economic policy dialogue to enhance jobs and growth, financial stability and the deepening of the transatlantic economy via the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations, strengthening the political dialogue on foreign policy, pursuing common approaches to issues of common concern (energy security, sustainable energy transition, climate change and its security aspects, sustainable transportation, green economy, global health and education).

The European Union is allocating 2.4 million euros to this program and expects to award around 15 grants. The deadline for application is September 12. Activities under the grant have to take place between January 2014 and December 2015.

Please note that a phone conference on the grant competition is scheduled for Wednesday, June 26 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time.  Instructions for participating in the teleconference are available on our website.

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