Key areas of support

• Judicial reform, including wider use of alternatives to prison
• Fighting cross-border and organised crime
• Promoting green industry innovation and entrepreneurship
• Halting the loss of biodiversity and protection of ecosystems
• Promoting cooperation between local authorities and public institutions in Lithuania and Norway

2009-14 2004-09
Total allocation: €84 M Total allocation: €67.3 M
EEA Grants: €38.4 M EEA Grants: €27 M
Norway Grants: €45.6 M Norway Grants: €40.3 M

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

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Map and facts

  Lithuania EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 73 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 3.3 0.1
Unemployment rate (%)* 10.7 10.2
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 19.3 22.2
Public debt (% of GDP) 38.8 85.4
Gender pay gap (%) 13.3 16.4
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 30.8 24.5
Human development index 19 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index* 17 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2013 except where * indicates 2014. Last updated in April 2015.

Distribution of funding 2009-14




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News, results and projects


Beneficial green partnerships


64 Norwegian partners take part in green innovation projects in countries such as Estonia, Poland and Romania. “The participation gives direct access to business opportunities and business culture in the beneficiary countries,” says Anne Lise Rognlidalen from Innovation Norway.

Fighting corruption and economic crime


Anti-corruptions experts, policymakers and stakeholders from across Europe gather in Prague 20-21 October for a conference focusing on combating corruption, money laundering and recovering criminal assets.