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2011

  • The economics of work-life balance

    08.03.2011

    Reconciling work and family life is a challenge for most European households. The EEA Grants have financed three parallel projects seeking to ensure a better work-life balance in the Czech Republic, Portugal and Spain, by linking the lessons learnt through a shared Norwegian project partner.

  • Equality Pays: 8 March event

    01.03.2011

    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.

  • Introducing a programme approach: clearer priorities, greater impact

    16.02.2011

    A new feature of the EEA Grants and Norway Grants 2009-14 is the introduction of a ‘programme approach’. Representing a move away from funding project-by-project to funding through multi-annual programmes, the aim is to ensure a greater and more sustainable impact through a more targeted support.

  • Answers to frequently asked questions

    16.02.2011

    Who can apply for grant support? What will be supported in my country? When are the next open calls for projects? Find out answers to the most frequently asked questions about the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-14.

  • Bilateral partnerships at both project and programme levels

    14.02.2011

    Strengthening bilateral relations between Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and the 15 beneficiary states is an overarching objective of the EEA and Norway Grants. To encourage strategic and long-term cooperation, partnerships at the programme level are introduced alongside continued possibilities for project cooperation.

  • FMO is recruiting Senior Legal Officer(s)

    03.02.2011

    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.

  • Fighting substance abuse

    25.01.2011

    Drug use is one of the major causes of health problems and death among young people in Europe. To combat this, the EEA and Norway Grants have awarded more than €4.1 million to projects working to treat and prevent substance abuse.

  • New regulation adopted

    24.01.2011

    The regulation on the implementation of the EEA Grants 2009-2014 has been adopted. The programme approach and bilateral cooperation are fundamental elements of the new regulation.

  • Fund successfully completed in Latvia

    20.01.2011

    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.

  • Launch of first stage of tender for Information and Reporting System

    17.01.2011

    To support the appraisal, implementation and reporting requirements linked to the 200-250 programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-14, the FMO is seeking to procure a provider to develop an Information and Reporting System. The deadline for the first stage of the tender is on 7 February 2011.