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2008

  • EEA Grants leave their mark in Europe

    18.11.2008

    Speaking at a breakfast meeting in Brussels last week, Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre highlighted the EEA Grants' positive impact in Europe.

  • Bringing to life the Old Town of Tric, Slovenia

    17.11.2008

    On 12 September 2008, the Slovene town of Tric saw the inauguration of its new cultural centre. The centre is a part of the Lively Old Town project, which seeks to bring life back to the towns of the Gorenjska region.

  • Reviews in the pipeline at the FMO

    03.11.2008

    This autumn, the progress and results of 60 projects to save energy in Poland and 40 Czech cultural heritage projects will be assessed in two reviews commissioned by the Financial Mechanism Office.

  • One thousand projects for one billion euro

    03.11.2008

    The 15 EU member states benefiting from the EEA and Norway Grants have now recommended 1000 projects for €1 billion in grant support from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. More than 700 projects have already been approved.

  • Scholarships available for young Hungarian researchers

    03.11.2008

    On 30 October, the Magyary Higher Education Public Foundation launched a call to halt the "brain drain" in Hungarian science. The call is the first of three rounds of EEA and Norway Grants scholarships in Hungary.

  • Sharp increase in monitoring

    31.10.2008

    More than 700 projects are now ongoing in 15 EU member states under the EEA and Norway Grants. The number of grants will increase to 1200 by next year, and as the projects progress, they come under the spotlight for monitoring.

  • Minding the store: tracking financial flows and progress of supported projects

    31.10.2008

    By the end of the commitment period in April 2009, approximately 1200 grants will have been provided through the EEA and Norway Grants to projects across Central and Southern Europe. Given the large number of grants, measures have been established in close cooperation between the donor states and the 15 beneficiary states to oversee both the implementation of the projects and programmes as well as the disbursement of grants.

  • Grants for regional development awarded in Estonia

    30.10.2008

    Estonia`s €3.8 million fund for regional development has concluded its first open call. Grants have been awarded to 22 projects seeking to increase the attractiveness and competitiveness of Estonian regions and local authorities.

  • Through the eyes of Czech students and teachers

    16.10.2008

    Some of the 200 Czech students and teachers who have studied or worked in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway under the Czech scholarship fund are sharing their experiences in a new publication.

  • Learning to live with diversity

    16.10.2008

    The Czech NGO fund supports two projects to encourage intercultural communication and understanding in the Eastern Czech Republic.