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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See how you may participate under the bilateral fund

Check the activities that are supported under programmes in Lithuania

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


Annual report 2014-2015 out now


Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are contributing to future growth and development in Europe through the EEA and Norway Grants. Our annual report gives you an insight into the progress and achievements over the past year.

A better future for prison inmates


"People are really interested in creating a better future for inmates and staff," says director of the Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Service, Kim Ekhaugen. The Directorate is a donor partner in the programmes contributing to improving the correctional services and prison conditions in Romania, Lithuania, Latvia and Poland.

Improving quality of life for people with disabilities


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.