Internal Security Fund


This programme aims to support police cooperation, exchange and access to information, crime prevention and the fight against cross-border. It also focuses on serious and organised crime, including terrorism, the protection of people and critical infrastructure against security-related incidents and the effective management of security-related risks and crisis.

Action under this fund should enhance the prevention and fighting against cross-border, serious and organised crime, raising the levels of security for citizens and business in cyberspace, preventing terrorism and addressing radicalisation and recruitment, raising capabilities to protect critical infrastructure in all economic sectors and increasing Europe's resilience to crisis and disaster.

Supported activities shall improve police cooperation, networking, mutual confidence, understanding and learning, analytical, monitoring and evaluation activities, risk and impact assessments, exchange, training and education of staff and experts of relevant authorities.

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Open Calls


Internal Security Fund - Borders and Visa

Name of Call

Description of Call

Eligible Applicants


Border Management

The present Call for Proposals aims at funding projects on the topic of supporting the improvement of border surveillance by enhancing cooperation between Member States in the framework of EUROSUR, including, whenever appropriate, cooperation with third countries (especially neighbouring countries).

Project applications submitted under the present Call for Proposals must address at least one of the following priorities:
• Exchange of the situational pictures of neighbouring external border sections;
• Support to Member States capacities to detect and track small vessels;
• Cooperation with neighbouring third countries.

Any actions under this Call for Proposals shall respect and shall be implemented in line with the rights and principles enshrined in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. Applications should pay appropriate attention to the effects of the project on individual rights and freedoms, as well as to possible remedies. In addition, any action under this Call for Proposals should comply with all relevant ethical principles and all applicable international, EU and national law on ethical issues while carrying out the project.

Public Entities

August 17, 2017