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Frontpage News 2005 Malta signs 1.9 mln funds deal with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway

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Malta signs 1.9 mln funds deal with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway

Malta signed on 28 April 2005 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the three EEA EFTA states Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway on the use of funds available through the European Economic Area Agreement (EEA).

The MoU for the EEA Financial Mechanism, established under the EEA Enlargement Agreement, will make 1.9 million euros available for projects in sectors such as protection of the environment, conservation of the European cultural heritage, health and childcare, and academic research and development.

Mr. Richard Cachia Caruana, Permanent Representative of Malta to the European Union, signed the MoU o­n behalf of Malta, while the Ambassador of Iceland, Mr. Kjartan Jóhannsson, the Ambassador of Liechtenstein, H.S.H. Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein, and the Ambassador of Norway, Mr. Bjørn T. Grydeland, signed o­n behalf of the EEA EFTA countries.