2014-2021 Social Dialogue Decent Work Programme

Currently there are open calls for proposals in Cyprus and Slovenia. Calls for the other Beneficiary States have been closed.

2nd Calls for Proposals are open in Cyprus and Slovenia, including a call for travel support. Calls for the other Beneficiary States have been closed, and applications are currently being assessed. Hungary will be eligible as soon as the respective agreement is signed.

About the Programme: 

The objective of the Programme is strengthened tripartite cooperation between employer organisations, trade unions and public authorities and the promotion of decent work, in close cooperation with Norwegian partners. The Programme supports social dialogue and contributes to improved decent work practices and to facilitate access to employment. Applicants must be constituted as legal entities in the Beneficiary States or Norway.

The deadline for submitting applications from:

  • Cyprus is Tuesday 1 September 2020, at 13.00 Cypriot time.
  • Slovenia is Thursday 1 October 2020, at 13.00 Slovenian time.

All information regarding the eligibility conditions of the 2nd Calls is included in the Call texts for Cyprus and Slovenia. Mandatory attachements and essential readings are presented under "Documents for Applicants" in the section below.

A Call for Travel Support under the Programme is available at the below link. The objective of this support is to facilitate the establishment of bilateral partnerships between eligible entities in the Beneficiary States and Norway with the intent to prepare joint project applications under the Call for proposals.

Fund Operator: Innovation Norway

Programme Budget: 13,5 million Euro








For updated information about the Programme, we encourage you to check this website regularly.

Further inquiries may be done at the programme email address: decentwork@innovationnorway.no

Important note: The Fund Operator will not return the submitted project applications to the entities and the personal information will be processed in line with the respective EU GDPR regulations and internal rules of Innovation Norway.