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2012

  • Hungary NGO fund

    14.07.2010

     245 projects by non-governmental organisations are supported under the €6.5 million NGO Fund in Hungary.

  • Focus on coastal culture

    14.07.2009

    Portuguese and Norwegian researchers, culture workers and coastal population gathered in Tromsø between 8 and 10 July for a seminar to exchange experience and views on coastal culture. The seminar is part of an EEA Grants supported project that aims to promote coastal culture as a factor of local development.

  • Transforming neighbourhoods in Portugal

    22.04.2008

    In April 2008, the EEA Grants set off its €3.8 million share of a close to €100 million complex project to combat social exclusion and initiate social change in deprived urban areas in Portugal.

  • First Lithuanian project

    07.07.2009

    The renovation of three public health facilities in Vilnius have improved the accessibility and quality of health care services for children in Lithuania`s most populous region.

  • Strengthening Czech civil society

    16.07.2010

    In the period 2004-2009, the €10 million Czech NGO Fund provides financial support to NGOs running projects focusing on human rights and multiculturalism, support to disadvantaged children and young people, and environmental protection.

  • Encouraging democracy

    01.07.2009

    Supporting grass-root initiatives across the country, the Romanian NGO fund is an important source of funding for the country's civil society sector. Close to 50 NGO projects are now receiving support, from initiatives to encourage democratic processes and promote civic dialogue, to protection of the environment and cultural heritage.

  • \"Bus to Democracy\"

    23.06.2008

    The Polish €41.5 million NGO fund, supported by a €37.5 million grant from Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland, has released a short film to showcase its progress made in promoting democracy and civil society in Poland.

  • Civil society in Cyprus

    01.07.2009

    The €1.5 million NGO fund in Cyprus awarded grants to 33 projects aimed at improving health and childcare services or empowering young people to take part in civil society. Several projects are common initiatives by organisations from the 2 Cypriot communities.

  • Standing up for human rights

    01.07.2009

    In Slovakia, over 30 NGO projects to promote human rights are now underway under the Human Rights Support Program, from advocacy for the Roma minority to a lecture series raising awareness of human rights atrocities around the world.

  • Better work-life balance

    14.06.2010

    The Women’s Institute in Spain and the Portuguese Association of Numerous Families seek to improve the work-life balance for men and women in Spain and Portugal.

  • Mental healthcare in Romania

    06.07.2010

    It is estimated that one in five children and adolescents suffer from a mental health problem. Recent reform initiatives of mental healthcare in Romania are now continuing in collaboration with Save the Children.

  • Baroque revamp

    23.06.2009

    The baroque Chroustovice Castle in the Czech Republic, housing a school for pupils with behavioural and learning difficulties, is renovating its premises with support from the EEA Grants.

  • On-site pollution controls

    07.07.2010

    Based on Norwegian experiences, the Polish Chief Inspectorate for Environmental Protection strengthens its capacity to identify and contain industrial emissions, in a project that will benefit the environment in Poland and in neighbouring countries.

  • Improving services

    16.06.2009

    Through a programme supported by the EEA and Norway Grants, thousands of residents in the Czech Hradec Králové Region will benefit from improved social, educational and medical services.

  • Sustainable tourism

    06.07.2010

    The 1000-year old sites at the famous Molavenai hillsides in Lithuania will be conserved and used for sustainable cultural and tourism purposes.