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2009

  • Baroque restoration in Tinov

    07.09.2009

    The long-awaited restoration of 17th century Müller house in Tišnov, Czech Republic, is finally being realised. The Müller house will become home to a town museum and will have a new annex attached, giving the public a meeting place that bridges past and present.

  • Educational cooperation in the EEA

    07.09.2009

    Several hundred students have benefited from scholarships to study in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. In addition, 230 partnership projects between educational institutions in the EEA EFFTA states and the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have received support.

  • Tapping into people

    01.09.2009

    The knowledge-based economy is upon us. Governments have to invest in research and development - but first and foremost in people. 10% of the EEA and Norway Grants is spent on human resource development in Central and Southern Europe.

  • Scholarships available in Bulgaria

    31.08.2009

    Grants are now available for students, researchers and university staff at Bulgarian higher educational institutions for studies or teaching periods in Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway next spring semester.

  • Building cross-border solutions

    05.08.2009

    Through regional and cross-border cooperation projects under the EEA and Norway Grants, actors from 15 European countries are brought together, realising mutual benefits by transferring resources, knowledge and experience between regions.

  • Support for partnerships across borders and regions

    05.08.2009

    Dedication to increasing and promoting partnerships across Europe is a central pillar of the EEA and Norway Grants as a whole and nowhere is this more pronounced than in the regional and cross-border priority sector. Not only are Norwegian partners heavily invested in projects within a range of fields, partners in the neighbouring countries of the beneficiaries also play a vital part.

  • Polish project to improve governance monitored

    05.08.2009

    The Financial Mechanism Office (FMO) carried out a monitoring visit to Poland from 21 to 25 June, as part of its work to ensure that projects supported by the EEA and Norway Grants achieve what they set out to do.

  • Integrating fairytales in classrooms

    16.07.2009

    Hungarian elementary schools introduce folklore into teaching of minority children to increase their familiarity with both Hungarian and minority cultures.