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2012

  • Cross-border ecotourism

    03.11.2009

    The two sister cities of Chełm, Poland, and Kovel, Ukraine, are working together to promote economic growth and cross-border interaction in their border region, with a focus on developing ecologically sustainable tourism.

  • Improving environmental education in Latvia

    05.01.2011

    Study material and university study courses in environmental science and sustainable development have been developed at the University of Latvia with €470,000 in support from the Norway Grants.  

  • Building cross-border capacity

    03.11.2009

    Through a Hungarian NGO, the Norway Grants support training for more than 400 representatives of municipalities, universities and NGOs in the Balkans and Ukraine in conflict reconciliation, democratisation and civil society development.

  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Poland

    14.12.2010

    Emissions of greenhouse gases from the Youth Education Centre in the town of Bartoszyce have been reduced by almost 7300 tonnes per year after renovation and modernisation of the heating system. 

  • Latvia regional fund

    02.11.2009

    Norway finances 10 projects that aim to promote regional development in Latvia border regions and strengthen bilateral cooperation between Latvia and its neighbouring states.

  • 15th century monastery restored in Hungary

    09.12.2010

    A Carmelite monastery in Sopronbánfalva has been renovated and made into an educational retreat and meditation centre with support from the EEA Grants. The new retreat centre will open in March 2011.  

  • Keeping Wislok River clean

    30.10.2009

    18 Polish municipalities are cooperating with Norwegian municipalities and organisations to teach their inhabitants about their joint responsibility of keeping the drinking water in the Wislok River clean.

  • Transposition of EU law

    13.10.2009

    Norway supports Poland's efforts to improve its poor track-record of transposing European directives into national law.

  • Connecting Sami and Slovak culture

    15.10.2009

    Two upper secondary schools in Norway and Slovakia are co-operating on a 2-year project teaching students about protecting the environment and the cultural heritage.

  • Improving health services in Slovakia

    22.10.2010

    With support from the EEA and Norway Grants, the Bratislava self-governing region has developed a hydrotherapy centre to improve its therapeutic services for disabled children and adults.

  • Sustainable consumption

    08.10.2009

    A comprehensive social science research project leading the way for ecologically sustainable consumption and production is being carried out in Hungary.

  • Carpathian Troy Open-Air Museum ready in 2011

    28.10.2010

    In Trzcinica, one of the most important archaeological sites in Poland is being turned into an open air museum in order to protect the historic site and make it available for tourists.

  • Romania battles child pornography

    29.09.2009

    Romanian police officers will receive new equipment and training to fight child pornography on the internet. Until now, police officers have lacked dedicated work stations with internet access.

  • Maintaining Bratislava's heart beat

    22.10.2010

    In the historical heart of Bratislava's Old Town, the EEA and Norway Grants support the restoration of the cultural building 'Reduta', which is the home of the Slovak Philharmonic.