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European Commission Funding Projects on Regional Communication


Brussels, 15 July 2013

The Programme is funding three kinds of projects:

  • Information support campaign focused on information production and dissemination and communications support;

  • Journalists’ training and networking which provides on-the-job training for journalists from leading media in the region;

  • Opinion polling and media monitoring, conducting media monitoring and opinion surveys.

The programme focuses on supporting and working with local journalists and media organisations to maximise outreach to the general public. It builds up knowledge on the EU’s policy and cooperation actions in the region, increasing access to information in local languages and through appropriate and targeted channels of dissemination. It reinforces the communication capacities of EU-funded project actors, thus building sustainability over the long term. It also deals with gauging public opinion in the region's countries and territories.

Following on from the previous programme, it supports, inter alia, the following actions:

  • Training journalists, and building up media networking

  • Producing ready-to-use communication material in local languages;

  • Contributing to media coverage of EU policy/relations/cooperation;

  • Reinforcing online dissemination tools and social media)

  • Reinforcing communication capacities of EU project staff;

  • Conducting media monitoring and analysis

Deadline: 31 December 2013

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