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2011

  • Information meeting on support to civil society

    06.09.2011

    An information meeting on support to civil society from the EEA and Norway Grants was held in Oslo on 31 August. Around 120 representatives from Norwegian civil society organisations attended the event which took place in the city’s ‘Literature House’.

  • Updated agreements for Slovakia

    12.08.2011

    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.

  • Payments to Greece resume

    09.08.2011

    Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have decided to resume payments of EEA Grants to Greece. Disbursements were temporarily suspended 19 May this year.

  • Norwegian Minister of Environment visits projects in Tri-City area

    12.07.2011

    The Norwegian Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim has visited projects in the Tri-City area, Poland, where increased use of renewable energy and measures to improve energy efficiency have led to reduced CO2-emissions and better air quality.

  • Successful closing event in Hungary

    01.07.2011

    Hungary has received €135 million through the EEA and Norway Grants in the period from 2004 to 2009. Five years of successful implementation were marked by a closing conference and a brand new booklet in June 2011.

  • Half-way there: agreements signed with 8 beneficiary states

    24.06.2011

    8 out of 15 beneficiary states have agreed with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway so far on how to use the EEA and Norway Grants in the current period lasting until 2014. Negotiations with the remaining 7 countries continue. The amounts already set aside for NGO funds and green programmes exceed the allocation to these areas in the past round.

  • Green and social issues in focus in Bulgaria

    17.06.2011

    Environmental and social issues are key priorities in the agreements on EEA and Norway Grants signed with Bulgaria today. Green innovation, energy efficiency, human trafficking and the Roma population will be in focus.

  • A new momentum for NGOs: stakeholder seminar held in Oslo

    15.06.2011

    More than 40 delegates met in Oslo on 7 and 8 June to celebrate the achievements of the NGO Funds under the EEA and Norway Grants - worth €85 million between 2004 and 2009 -and introduce the new programmes which will run until 2014.

  • Norway and Poland sign agreements

    10.06.2011

    Green investments, including carbon capture and storage, are at the core of the EEA and Norway Grants in Poland for the next years. Agreements on the total €578 million investment were today signed by Norway and Poland.