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  • Increasing access to culture

    25.08.2016

    More than 3 million people have benefitted from the Jewish cultural heritage project at POLIN, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. The project was developed in close cooperation between Polish and Norwegian cultural players.

  • Biking across the border

    22.08.2016

    With support from Norway through the Norway Grants, 60 young people from Slovakia, Ukraine and Norway crossed the Slovak – Ukrainian border together on bikes in mid-August.

  • Together against poverty

    18.08.2016

    Supported through the Norway Grants, two new community centres in Iasi and Ploiesti in Romania work to provide vulnerable families with better access to basic services in education, health and social protection, including an after-school programme.

  • Equal consumer rights for the visually impaired

    15.08.2016

    A Hungarian association for blind and visually impaired people has launched an initiative to help people with shopping: developing, introducing and implementing a classification system of blind friendly stores.

  • Strengthening civil society in Hungary

    05.08.2016

    The project ‘Glassvillage’ has increased the knowledge and awareness of NGOs, citizens, and local elected representatives of their rights to access and publish public information.

  • Modernised governance for local authorities

    02.08.2016

    Latvian municipalities deliver many services to the public but they have tight budgetary constraints. Norway has developed a ‘smart’ governance approach which is being used as a model in Latvia.

  • Together against corruption

    28.07.2016

    "Corruption ultimately affects the entire economy and is one of the causes of demoralization of society. It is a problem for many public and private institutions, and hence we need to combat it decisively and in a coordinated manner."

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