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  • Working together to preserve Europes cultural heritage


    Cultural heritage is an important priority area for the EEA and Norway Grants. This month's guest writer is Jørn Holme, who heads the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage, which is responsible for ensuring that Norway’s cultural heritage is properly protected and conserved.

  • Updated agreements for Slovakia


    The agreements on the EEA and Norway Grants for Slovakia in the period 2009-14 have been amended. Green entrepreneurship, cross-border cooperation and civil society are among the priorities.

  • Fund successfully completed in Latvia


    The 27 projects financed by the Short Term Expert Fund of the Norway Grants have now been completed. The fund has aimed to raise the level of knowledge and develop professional skills in the Latvian public sector.

  • Strengthened support to promote gender equality


    New opportunities for promoting gender equality in Central and Southern Europe will be made available through increased funding from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway under the EEA and Norway Grants.

  • The Financial Mechanism Office is recruiting a Head of Legal Affairs


    The Financial Mechanism Office in Brussels is the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants and reports to the Foreign Ministries of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. We are currently recruiting a Head of Legal Affairs to supervise all the legal work of the grant schemes in the 2009-2014 funding period.

  • FMO is recruiting Senior Legal Officer(s)


    The FMO is recruiting Senior Legal Officer(s) to its team working on the 2009-14 funding period. He/she will provide legal support in relation to the preparation and revision of grant agreements with the beneficiary states, and the implementation of programmes.

  • Equality Pays: 8 March event


    An important EEA and Norway Grants event will take place on 8 March, marking the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. Stakeholders from donor states, beneficiary states and EU-level bodies and organisations will discuss how to ensure equal opportunities for women and men in Europe.

  • Review of support to regional policy and cross-border activities


    A recently published review of the support for regional policy and cross-border projects finds that although the smaller-scale grants fill a funding gap for local and regional entities, the sector would benefit from a more strategic approach at national level.