Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and the EU have signed the agreements on the EEA and Norway Grants for the period 2014-2021. Click here to find out more.
Key areas of support
- Strengthening civil society
- Facilitating dialogue and bi-communal cooperation
- Improving services for and protection of victims of domestic violence
- Improving health diagnostics and capacity
|Total allocation:||€4.7 M|
|EEA Grants:||€1.3 M|
|Norway Grants:||€3.4 M|
|Total allocation:||€7.85 M|
|EEA Grants:||€3.85 M|
|Norway Grants:||€4 M|
|EEA Grants:||€6.4 M|
|Norway Grants:||€5.1 M|
Key results in Cyprus
Increasing interaction between the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot communities
Joint ventures initiated between the Home for Cooperation and organisations from both sides of the island
Improving public health services
New donors recruited to the bone marrow registry from both the Cypriot communities
Click on the infographics to see more results from Cyprus.
Programme overviewClick on the programme names below for key facts and information about each programme, calls for proposals, partnerships, projects and news. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages. Show all programmes
Click on the programme names below for key facts and information about each programme, calls for proposals, partnerships, projects and news. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages.
Distribution of funding 2009-14Download
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||82||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||-2.5||1.4|
|Unemployment rate (%)*||15.8||9.1|
|Youth unemployment rate (%)*||32.6||20.0|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||108.2||86.8|
|Gender pay gap (%)||15.4||16.1|
|At-risk-of-poverty rate (%)||27.4||24.4|
|Human development index (2014)||18 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index (2014)||13 (EU-28 ranking)|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2014 except where * indicates 2015. Last updated in June 2016.
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Results from the previous funding period
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Cyprus? Project partnerships between entities in Cyprus and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
DocumentsCyprus factsheet (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 09-14 (in force as of 15 December 2011, amended 22 September 2014) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 09-14 (in force as of 13 December 2011, amended 22 September 2014) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 04-09 (signed 16 September 2005) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 04-09 (signed 19 May 2005) (PDF)
Project stories, news and features
Until now, the shelter capacity for victims of domestic violence in Cyprus has been low. When SPAVO House opened in September, it became Cyprus’ first purpose-built shelter to support victims of violence.
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.
Close to 1500 responses were received to the consultation on the draft 'Blue Book' containing the priorities for the EEA and Norway Grants in the upcoming funding period. The 'Blue Book' will now be finalised by the donors.