Project stories, news and features
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.
An innovative creative project in the Czech Republic has been using a therapeutic theatre workshop to help homeless women who have been victims of domestic violence.
“This has been a unique experience. The cooperation has been mutually rewarding. We’ve challenged each other’s artistic perceptions and learned from each other’s cultures.”
"Corruption ultimately affects the entire economy and is one of the causes of demoralization of society. It is a problem for many public and private institutions, and hence we need to combat it decisively and in a coordinated manner."
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.
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.
Liechtenstein is strengthening its cooperation with other European countries through bilateral partnerships under the EEA Grants.
Bilateral relations between Iceland and the beneficiary countries are strengthened through a wide range of partnership activities. Iceland has put geothermal energy in the forefront of its cooperation with the beneficiary countries.