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Women on the move

10.03.2017

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the EEA and Norway Grants have taken a week to celebrate the work and the people that, with the help of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, promote gender equality every day.

Better support for victims of domestic violence

01.12.2016

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. 

Strengthening asylum management

30.06.2016

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.

Working together with Norwegian partners

17.06.2016

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.

Empowering women in Europe

08.03.2016

While progress towards equality between men and women has been made, gender gaps persist. Here we take a look at what we have achieved through the gender equality and gender-based violence programmes.