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
- Supporting reform of correctional services, including improving rehabilitation
- Strengthening cooperation between local and regional authorities in Latvia and Norway
- Realising green innovation business opportunities
- Strengthening civil society
- Improving environmental monitoring systems
- Increasing intercultural awareness and dialogue with national minorities
|Total allocation:||€53.7 M|
|EEA Grants:||€19.7 M|
|Norway Grants:||€34 M|
|Total allocation:||€73 M|
|EEA Grants:||€34.6 M|
|Norway Grants:||€38.4 M|
|Total allocation:||€102.1 M|
|EEA Grants:||€50.2 M|
|Norway Grants:||€51.9 M|
Key results in Latvia
Strengthening civil society in Latvia
Representatives from civil society participated in NGO Forum organised by NGO Fund Operator under Latvian EU presidency
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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.
Distribution of funding 2009-14Download
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||64||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||2.4||1.4|
|Unemployment rate (%)*||10.0||9.1|
|Youth unemployment rate (%)*||18.0||20.0|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||40.6||86.8|
|Gender pay gap (%)||15.2||16.1|
|At-risk-of-poverty rate (%)||32.7||24.4|
|Human development index (2014)||25 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index (2014)||21 (EU-28 ranking)|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2014 except where * indicates 2015. Last updated in June 2016.
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Results from the previous funding period
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Latvia? Project partnerships between entities in Latvia and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
DocumentsLatvia factsheet (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 09-14 (in force as of 10 June 2011, amended 17 January 2014) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 09-14 (in force as of 29 April 2011) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 04-09 (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 04-09 (PDF) New Annex B EEA Grants 2009-2014 (In force as of 17 January 2014) (PDF)
Project stories, news and features
With support from Norwegian partners, the Latvian Probation Service are exploring alternatives to prison that can contribute to successful rehabilitation and lower the number of prisoners in Latvian prisons.
The number of HIV-positive in Latvia increases. “There’s a need for more readily available places you could test for HIV,” says Kaspars Zalitis, who runs a checkpoint in Riga.
In the beginning of October, a new rehabilitation and treatment centre for drug addicts was officially opened at Olaine Prison in Riga. The construction of the new unit is an important first initiative to fight drug dependency in Latvian prisons.