KEY FOCUS & TOPICS
1) Dialogue with the EU institutions on financing instruments with a focus on EU external financing instruments (EFIs):
- Analysis of current policies with regard to their impact on democracy support and funding for political foundations;
- Advocacy work to shape current and future financing instruments;
- Drafting position papers and input to consultations on EU funding;
- Continuous dialogue with EU institutions on technical matters related to applications and implementation of EU co-funded projects
2) Exchange of experiences and best practices in the field of EU funding among members;
3) Capacity-building of member organisations in the field of EU funding with a focus on the different steps of EU applications and on project management.