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Romania and Iceland are coming together to drive higher quality research and encourage research careers among young talents.
The Financial Mechanisms Office is pleased to announce that Ecorys Polska has been selected as a Fund Operator for the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment and the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation.
Around 10 500 victims of domestic and gender-based violence have received support through the Grants. On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we take a look at the progress made through the programmes.
With less than 25 percent of waste recycled*, Poland still has some way to go to reach 50 percent recycling of waste by 2020, as required by the EU.
Investment in research, education and innovation is key to growth and job creation in Europe, making it a major focus in European and national strategies. Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway support research and scholarship cooperation with twelve countries in Europe.
The Financial Mechanism Office – the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants – is calling for bids for a Fund Operator to support the management of the EEA and Norway Grants Global Fund for Regional Cooperation.
In recent years, migration has put huge pressure on asylum systems in many European countries. Since 2004, significant funding has helped to protect our common borders and strengthen capacity to handle migration, with particular support to Greece since 2012.
Norwegian entities are cooperating with partners from the beneficiary countries in 77 programmes and more than 1 660 projects. This article takes a look at the extent of, and achievements reached through cooperation between public institutions, the private sectors, academia and civil society in Norway and the 16 beneficiary countries of the EEA and Norway Grants.
The annual report highlights the results achieved with funding from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants over the last year.
“Spain and Norway have become partners in gender equality. Our societies are different but our objectives are the same. The gender programme has been pioneering and perhaps one of the most successful,” said Norwegian Ambassador Johann Vibe at the closing event in Madrid on 10 June.