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 Russian-speaking minorities
|Total allocation:||€72.95 M||Total allocation:||€53.7 M|
|EEA Grants:||€34.55 M||EEA Grants:||€19.7 M|
|Norway Grants:||€38.4 M||Norway Grants:||€34 M|
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Latvia? Project partnerships between entities in Latvia and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
Map and facts
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||58||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||5.5||1.5|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||42.6||82.5|
|Human development index||25 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index||22 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Inequality of income distribution*||6.9||5|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2011 except where * indicates 2010
Calls for proposals
Click on the programme names below for key facts about each and read why the programme is needed, what it will achieve and how, and partnership opportunities. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages.
|Adaptation to climate change||Norwegian Climate and Pollution Agency||10.4|
|Green industry innovation||Innovation Norway||11.3|
|Public capacity and building and institutional cooperation||Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities||5|
|Cultural and natural heritage||Directorate for Cultural Heritage in Norway||10|
|Research and scholarships||Norwegian Research Council Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education||5.5|
|Decent work and tripartite dialogue||Innovation Norway*||0.4|
|Correctional services||Norwegian Correctional Services||13.1|
News, results and projects
A total of four hundred and forty entities applied for funding from the Latvian NGO-programme. The applications have now been screened and the first decision regarding who will receive funding will be made in July.
This year’s meeting of the Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) in Vienna focus on non-discrimination and hate crime. Hosting one of the interactive workshops the EEA and Norway Grants will highlight support to civil society.
Around the globe people are celebrating World Heritage Day today. The EEA Grants support cultural heritage programmes in fourteen beneficiary countries which aim at conserving and revitalising cultural and natural heritage and improving public accessibility.