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Pilot Projects: Transatlantic Methods for Handling Global Challenges in the EU and the US

Mar 24, 2010

The general objective of the pilot projects, created through a European Parliament initiative, is to promote mutual understanding and learning among EU and US policy researchers and policymakers on a number of challenges with a global dimension. Pilot projects are to be used to fund innovative ventures between European and US policy makers that cannot be pursued under existing instruments of cooperation between the US and the EU. Their purpose is to foster common, more effective transatlantic approaches to key international policy challenges.

Five projects were implemented in 2008-2009 ad a final wrap-up conference has been organized in Brussels on 16 November 2009, where participants shared their experience and findings.For the period of 2009-2011 seven projects have been selected.

A call on Transatlantic Civil Society Dialogues EU-USA is still open! The application deadline is 27 May 2010. For more information click here!



BILAT-USA (Grant Agreement no: 244434) and Link2US (Grant Agreement no: 244371) Projects are co-funded by the European Union’s Capacities Programme on International Cooperation under the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Cooperation.