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 about the allocations and the next steps.
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
|Total allocation:||€34.3 M|
|EEA Grants:||€34.3 M|
|Total allocation:||€63.4 M|
|EEA Grants:||€63.4 M|
|Total allocation:||€116.7 M|
|EEA Grants:||€116.7 M|
Key results in Greece
Improving support for migrants and asylum seekers
Migrants and asylum seekers given shelter and basic welfare support at the first reception centre in Evros on the Turkish border
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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.
|Integrated marine and inland water management||9.5|
|Asylum and migration||Norwegian Directorate of Immigration||20.9|
|Solidarity and social inclusion||4.3|
Distribution of funding 2009-14Download
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||72||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)*||-3.9||0.1|
|Unemployment rate (%)||26.5||10.2|
|Youth unemployment rate (%)||52.3||22.2|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||178.6||86.8|
|Gender pay gap (%)**||15||16.3|
|At-risk-of-poverty rate (%)||36||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 2013 and ** indicates 2010. Last updated in March 2016.
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Results from the previous funding period
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Project stories, news and features
Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and the EU today signed the agreements on the European Economic Area (EEA) and Norway Grants for the period 2014-2021.
“Looking after these people, giving them protection, it’s an investment for the future. It’s a gain not a loss. That’s how I see it. It’s a small thing for me to give but it’s a big thing for those we’re helping.”
The authorities in Greece and the three donors have agreed that an additional €3.3 million of the funds provided to Greece under the EEA Grants should be used to deal with the flow of refugees into Greece.