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  • Telling the stories of Roma


    In Romania, a project funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Romanian ‘Research Cooperation’ programme, aims to raise awareness of cultural identities by documenting the oral history of Roma.

  • Less pollution with cleaner technology


    With support from Norway through the Norway Grants, Skeleton Technologies (ST) in Estonia is developing revolutionary technology which reduces fuel and battery consumption in trucks.

  • Increasing knowledge about preservation of wooden heritage


    This summer, a series of door- and window restoration workshops were held in Lithuania. The courses were given by Norwegian and Lithuanian craftsmen, and provided an opportunity for the exchange of knowledge and skills within wooden architecture.

  • Boosting competitiveness and creating jobs


    With support from Norway, the Bulgarian furniture producer Valiyan has invested in new machinery contributing to increased production capacity, creation of jobs as well as reduction of energy consumption, waste and emissions.

  • Building bridges by working together


    “For us, the need for a project like this is obvious. Blind children who are placed in special educational institutions are separated from other children – They need to have the opportunity to interact with their sighted peers.”

  • Increasing access to culture


    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


    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


    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.

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