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
|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|
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Lithuania? Project partnerships between entities in Lithuania and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
Map and facts
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||62||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||5.9||1.5|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||38.5||82.5|
|Human development index||23 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index||18 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Inequality of income distribution*||7.3||5|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2011 except where * indicates 2010
Distribution of funding 2009-14
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.
|Programme||Partner(s)||Grant (€ million)|
|Integrated marine and inland water management||Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management||5|
|Biodiversity and ecosystem services||Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management||6.5|
|Green industry innovation||Innovation Norway||8|
|Children and youth at risk||6.3|
|Local and regional initiatives||8|
|Public health initiatives||6|
|Cultural and natural heritage||Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage||9|
|Diversity in culture and arts||Arts Council Norway||1|
|Scholarships||Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education||1.4|
|Decent work and tripartite dialogue||Innovation Norway*||0.5|
|Schengen and cross‐border crime||3.4|
|Judicial capacity building||Norwegian Court Administration||7.7|
|Correctional services||Norwegian Correctional Services||7.7|
News, results and projects
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.
Through the Grants, Norway provides € 8 million for projects promoting the decent work agenda and foster tripartite dialogue.