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2011

  • Asylum and migration as key priorities in Greece

    01.11.2011

    A key priority for the EEA Grants in Greece in the coming years will be to support the country’s efforts to handle the influx of asylum seekers and migrants, especially unaccompanied children. Environment, civil society and research will also receive funding.

  • Status Report 2011 now available

    21.10.2011

    What did the EEA and Norway Grants 2004-2009 achieve? What opportunities for funding and partnership exist in the current round 2009-2014? Read about results and opportunities in the new Status Report 2011.

  • Social dialogue fund launched

    19.10.2011

    The Fund for Decent Work and Tripartite Dialogue has been launched today with an open call for proposals covering all the 12 newest EU and EEA member states. This is the first programme in implementation for the 2009-2014 funding period.

  • Agreements on the Grants signed in Hungary

    12.10.2011

    Agreements on the use of EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014 were signed today in Budapest. Almost one-third of the funding for Hungary will be ‘green’, with significant support also going towards public health, civil society and vulnerable groups.

  • Restorations of the Cittadella in Gozo approved

    10.10.2011

    On 6 October, the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) approved a master plan for restoring the Cittadella in Gozo. The development of the plan was funded by a grant from Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway.

  • Entering the programming phase

    07.10.2011

    The work on the current round of the EEA and Norway Grants is well on its way. By the end of the year, almost all national priorities will have been agreed, and programmes will be established as of winter 2011/2012 onwards.

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

    30.09.2011

    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.

  • Celebrating success in Poland

    28.09.2011

    With funding worth almost €560 million (just over 40% of the total of the Grants), Poland was by far the largest beneficiary of the EEA and Norway Grants 2004-2009. Five years of successful implementation were rounded off with a closing conference held in the Warsaw on 21 September.

  • 170 year old prison chapel restored by inmates

    28.09.2011

    A team of painters and prison inmates have jointly restored a 170 year old chapel that had been hidden for over 50 years in the Balassagyarmat prison. The unique Norway Grants project is presented in the newly launched book “Fresco Feather of the Goldenbird”.

  • Agreements signed with Malta

    27.09.2011

    Agreements on the use of EEA and Norway Grants 2009-14 were today signed in Valletta. Environment and justice are the largest sectors, while there will be funding to civil society and social partners for the first time.

  • Fulfilled 750 year old vision

    22.09.2011

    With the help of the EEA Grants, the vision of a Norwegian princess living in Spain in the Middle Ages has finally become reality. St. Olav's chapel opened in Covarrubias this Sunday.