With 8 million euro the European Commission will support projects that commemorate defining events in modern European history, including the causes and consequences of authoritarian and totalitarian regimes, and at raising awareness among Europeans of their shared history, culture, heritage and values.

Commemoration of and research and education about crimes committed under totalitarian regimes particularly the Holocaust

Holocaust remembrance, research and education will be a priority of the call. Projects under this priority should:

  • consider the European and transnational dimension of the Holocaust, its root causes and consequences, and the implications for today;
  • and/or consider to transform research, memorial sites and testimonies of Holocaust survivors into practical educational tools for all parts of society in particular multipliers such as policymakers, state officials and societal leaders;
  • and/or pay particular attention to tackle the challenge of Holocaust denial and distortion, offline and online.

The EU Roma strategic framework on equality, inclusion and participation, and the EU Strategy on Combating Antisemitism & Fostering Jewish Life (2021-2030) should be considered by projects during their implementation.

Resistance, democratic transition and democratic consolidation in the EU

Projects under this priority should:

  • analyse and highlight resistance and/or organised opposition;
  • and/or highlight the democratic transition including attempts providing justice for victims;
  • and/or focus on how the EU accession influenced democratic standards and practices of the new democracies throughout the accession process.

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