France/Calendar 2023 of MEAE calls for projects in support of decentralized cooperation

Published on 22/11/2022 | La rédaction

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In 2023, the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) is opening several calls for projects (AAP) in support of decentralized cooperation:

General PAAs:

  • Biennial generalist PAA (2023-2024): co-financing of decentralized cooperation projects that are not covered by the geographic or thematic PAAs. Project duration: 12 to 24 months;
  • Biennial "Turnkey" PAA (2023-2024): open to associations of local authorities for the implementation of decentralized cooperation projects involving at least 3 local authorities. Project duration: 12 to 24 months.

Thematic PAAs:

  • Youth IX (annual): support for decentralized cooperation initiatives in the field of youth and volunteerism, basic education and vocational training;
  • Sport (annual): aimed at encouraging sports practices by local authorities in the run-up to the Paris 2024 Olympic and Para-Olympic Games;
  • Equality between women and men (biennial): support for projects whose main objective is to combat inequality between women and men in the world. Project duration: 12 to 24 months;
  • Inclusive and responsible digital technology: support for projects that promote digital accessibility, reduce the environmental impact of digital technology, and promote a protective digital environment for citizens. Launched for the first time in September 2022, this call is still open until December 28, 2022;
  • Food security: New! Support to projects aiming at increasing the level of food security, through the implementation of sustainable food systems based on the territorialization of productions and short circuits;
  • Heritage and decentralized cooperation: New! designed in collaboration with Sites et Cités remarquable, this PAA aims to support projects for the preservation and enhancement of built and/or natural heritage.

Geographic PAAs:

Support for decentralized cooperation projects that meet priorities shared with the partner state, which is sometimes a co-financier.

  • In 2023 → Senegal; Lebanon; Tunisia; Morocco; the Palestinian territories; Mexico; Quebec;
  • New! the Latin America and Caribbean region: support for projects aimed at this geographic area (except Mexico) whose main objective is resilience to climate change and citizen participation. Project duration: 12 to 24 months.

Calendar of calls for projects

Name of the call for projects

Opening

Closing

General call for projects

Biennial 2023-2024

06/12/2022

29/03/2023

"Turnkey projects"Biennial 2023-2024

06/12/2022

10/03/2023

Thematic calls for projects

Youth IX

22/11/22

31/01/23

Sport 2023

22/11/22

07/02/23

Gender equality (biennial)

22/11/22

02/02/23

Food security

25/11/2022

31/03/2023

Heritage and decentralized cooperation

19/12/22

24/02/23

Inclusive and responsible digital

September 22

December 22

Geographic calls for projects

French-Senegalese PAA

Dates to come early 2023

Biennial French-Lebanese PAA 2023-2024

14/12/22

07/03/23

Franco-Tunisian PAA

09/01/23

13/03/23

Biennial Franco-Moroccan PAA 2023-2024

14/12/22

07/03/23

Biennial French-Palestinian PAA 2023-2024

19/12/22

06/03/23

Franco-Mexican PAA

Dates to come in early 2023

Latin America and Caribbean Regional PAA

19/12/23

14/04/23

Franco-Quebec Fund for Decentralized Cooperation (biennial 2023-2024)

08/09/22

28/12/22

How to prepare my application?

1. consult the rules of the AAPs which present the ministry's expectations and the conditions of eligibility of projects, on the site of France Diplomatie;

2. prepare your application in advance using the Word version of the form and the Excel version for the budgetary part, which are attached to the published PAA regulations;

3. take advice from the DAECT mission officers and your correspondents in the embassies;

4. create an account on www.cncd.fr and update your data on the Atlas, which is a prerequisite for applying to our PAAs.

Download the practical guide for submitting applications on the CNCD!

Contact:

Delegation for External Action of Territorial Authorities (DAECT)

57, boulevard des Invalides, 75007 PARIS

01 43 17 62 64 │ secretariat.dgm-aect@diplomatie.gouv.fr


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