The EEA and Norway Grants contribute to strengthening contact and cooperation between Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and the 16 beneficiary countries. Bilateral partnerships between public and private institutions, NGOs and research institutions in the donor and beneficiary countries are widely encouraged. All programmes have funds set aside to facilitate such cooperation.
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Opportunities by country
In addition to programme and project support, funding is available in each country for developing bilateral cooperation and activities of bilateral interest with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
Donor programme partners
In more than half of the programmes, public bodies from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are involved as strategic advisers to the programme operators.
These public bodies take part in the programme planning and implementation, and they also help facilitate project partnerships.
Project stories, news and features
A call for proposals for initiatives under the bilateral fund in the Czech 'Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Arts' programme is open for applications.
Three Estonian research teams have in cooperation with partners from Norway and Iceland analysed climate change adaptation options. The findings will serve as a basis for a proposal for a national climate change adaptation strategy for Estonia.
The Global Fund for Decent Work and Tripartite Dialogue has improved practices and social dialogue structure and increased understanding of Decent Work principles.