Open Call #1 starts today with a total allocation of €900.000

Open Call #1 starts today with a total allocation of €900.000

The Open Call #1 - System for assessing the value of work and pay and development of instruments for measuring gender inequalities in work organizations, starts today with a total allocation of €900.000 and will remain open until the 2nd May 2019.

Through the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2014-2021, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, as Donor States, in 15 European Union Member States, initiatives and projects will be funded with a view to reduce economic and social disparities and strength bilateral relations with Beneficiary States.

The Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (CIG) was designated Programme Operator of the Work-Life Balance and Gender Equality in partnership with the Norwegian Equality and Anti-discrimination Ombud (LDO).

The Open Call #1 - System for assessing the value of work and pay and development of instruments for measuring gender inequalities in work organizations, starts today with a total allocation of €900.000 and will remain open until the 2nd May 2019.

PRIORITY AREAS:
A) Application of methodology for assessing the value of work and pay free from gender bias in different sectors of activity;
B) Development of instruments for measuring gender inequalities in work organizations.


Any entity, public or private, commercial or non-commercial and non-governmental organisations, established as a legal person in Portugal are considered eligible project promoters.
In the Priority Area A, the Programme Operator will value applications from social partners (partnerships with trade unions and employers) and in the Priority Area B, the Programme Operator will value applications from institutions of higher education/research centres and organizations specializing in human resource management.


The total amount available is €900.000, corresponding €650. 000 to priority Area A and €250. 000 priority Area B. The Minimum grant amount per project is €200.000 and Maximum grant amount per project is €250.000.

The selected projects shall contribute to “Enhanced gender equal opportunities in the labour market” and “Workplace-related gender equality instruments developed”.
The duration of projects is up to 24 months.