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2011

  • Estonia to focus on environment and green innovation

    08.06.2011

    Norway and Estonia signed new agreements today on the distribution of €48.6 million under the EEA and Norway Grants. The largest areas of funding under the new agreements are environment and green innovation and public health.

  • Walking the grants in Warsaw

    07.06.2011

    The EEA and Norway Grants were visible in the Polish capital on Sunday 29 May. Close to 250 people found their way to the old town square to participate in the Nordic walking event "Walk the grants".

  • Guideline for NGO Funds published

    01.06.2011

    A new guideline setting out detailed provisions for the Funds for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) under the EEA Grants has been adopted. This is designed to provide guidance for national managing bodies and programme operators on the development and implementation of the NGO programmes 2009-14.

  • 9 out of 10 projects completed

    20.05.2011

    On 30 April 2011, the implementation deadline of the previous round of EEA and Norway Grants, 90% of the funded projects had been completed. 100 projects have been given extensions.

  • Suspension of EEA Grants to Greece

    19.05.2011

    Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have decided to suspend payments of EEA Grants to Greece. The decision is based on Greece's lack in fulfilling necessary obligations.

  • Available grants for study visits

    18.05.2011

    PhD students, young researchers and representatives of educational institutions in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Poland may now apply for funding for study visits.

  • Slovenia concentrates funding on public health

    09.05.2011

    Norway and Slovenia signed new agreements today on the distribution of €26.9 million under the EEA and Norway Grants. These funds will be used to promote economic and social development in Slovenia and to strengthen the bilateral relations between Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and Slovenia. Priority areas under the new agreements are public health, environmental protection and civil society.

  • Home for Cooperation inaugurated

    06.05.2011

    A unique centre for inter-communal dialogue and cooperation in the buffer-zone of Nicosia, Cyprus was inaugurated today in the presence of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders. The Home for Cooperation has been co-funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.