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Frontpage News 2007 Welcome to Bulgaria and Romania

Welcome to Bulgaria and Romania

On 29 March an agreement was reached on including Bulgaria and Romania in the European Economic Area, and the two countries will benefit from the existing EEA Financial Mechanism. A total €72 million will be channelled under this mechanism to Romanian and Bulgarian projects over the next two years.

In addition, Norway will contribute with €68 million in bilateral cooperation programmes, of which Bulgaria will receive some €20 million while Romania will receive some €48 million.  The bilateral cooperation programmes with the two countries will be administered by Norway. For more information please visit the web page of the Norwegian Mission to the EU.