Key areas of support
• Strengthening civil society
• Strengthening dialogue and bi-communal cooperation
• Improving services for and protection of victims of domestic violence
• Improving health diagnostics and capacity
|Total allocation:||€7.85 M||Total allocation:||€4.7 M|
|EEA Grants:||€3.85 M||EEA Grants:||€1.3 M|
|Norway Grants:||€4 M||Norway Grants:||€3.4 M|
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Cyprus? Project partnerships between entities in Cyprus and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
Map and facts
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||92||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||0.5||1.5|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||71.6||82.5|
|Human development index||17 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index||13 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Inequality of income distribution*||4.4||5|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2011 except where * indicates 2010
Distribution of funding 2009-14
Calls for proposals
Click on the programme names below for key facts about each and read why the programme is needed, what it will achieve and how, and partnership opportunities. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages.
|Programme||Partner(s)||Grant (€ million)|
|Civil society support||Council of Europe||0.6|
|Biodiversity and ecosystem services||1.2|
|Public health initiatives||1.2|
|Domestic and gender-based violence||Norwegian Secretariat of the Shelter Movement||0.7|
|Justice and home affairs||0.95|
|Children and youth at risk||0.4|
|Cultural and natural heritage||0.6|
|Decent work and tripartite dialogue||Innovation Norway*||0.04|
News, results and projects
PeacePlayers-Cyprus is a great example of sport promoting tolerance and understanding. It uses basketball to unite and build postive relationships between Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot youth. A team with players from both communities is now in Norway for a basketball cup.
This year’s meeting of the Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) in Vienna focus on non-discrimination and hate crime. Hosting one of the interactive workshops the EEA and Norway Grants will highlight support to civil society.
Around the globe people are celebrating World Heritage Day today. The EEA Grants support cultural heritage programmes in fourteen beneficiary countries which aim at conserving and revitalising cultural and natural heritage and improving public accessibility.