Greece

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

  • Safeguarding the right to seek asylum and improving the reception conditions, particularly of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children
  • Capacity building of Greek NGOs in policy and decision-making processes
  • Improving the environmental standard of marine and inland waters and promoting renewable energy and research
  • Alleviating the adverse social effects of the economic crisis

Allocation

2004-09
2009-14
2014-21
Total allocation:€34.3 M
EEA Grants:€34.3 M
Norway Grants:€0
Total allocation:€63.4 M
EEA Grants:€63.4 M
Norway Grants:€0
Total allocation:€116.7 M
EEA Grants:€116.7 M
Norway Grants:€0

Programme overview

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. 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.

Programme Partner(s) Grant
(€ million)
Integrated marine and inland water management   6.5
Renewable energy   9.5
NGO Fund   7.3
Asylum and migration Norwegian Directorate of Immigration 24.2
Research programme   3
Solidarity and social inclusion   4.3

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Distribution of funding 2009-14

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Country facts

  Greece EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 73 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 0.7 1.4
Unemployment rate (%)* 24.6 9.1
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 49.5 20.0
Public debt (% of GDP) 178.6 86.8
Gender pay gap (%)** 15.0 16.1
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 36.0 24.4
Human development index (2014) 16 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index (2014) 26 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2014 except where * indicates 2015 and ** indicates 2010. Last updated in June 2016.

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Results from the previous funding period

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Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Greece? Project partnerships between entities in Greece and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.

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National contact

Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism - General Secretariat for Public Investments and the NSRF

Project stories, news and features

Supporting Greek human rights NGOs

20.07.2016

“Most of the cases we deal with are about discrimination towards ethnic minorities in the workplace. We often see migrants being unpaid.”

Events in Greece