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)||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 2009-14Download
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.
News, results and projects
Lithuania has undergone enormous changes over the last 25 years, yet families with children who have learning disabilities still require considerable support (both moral and financial) in order to be able to integrate their child into their family and community.
Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have reached agreement with the EU on a new contribution to strengthen social and economic cohesion in Europe.
Representatives from cultural heritage projects in Lithuania visited Norway to study fire prevention in historic buildings. The event was a joint effort between the Lithuanian Ministry of Culture and the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage.