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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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


Revitalising Jewish cultural heritage in Lithuania


Preserving Jewish cultural heritage is an important aim of the EEA and Norway Grants, and through the Lithuanian ‘Conservation and revitalisation of cultural and natural heritage’ programme, this has gained momentum.

Improving judicial systems


"The  access to justice centres could make a real difference for the judiciary, but also to Romanian society in general," says Audun Hognes Berg from the Norwegian Courts Administration. The Administration is involved as donor programme partner in programmes contributing to improve the judicial systems in Lithuania, Poland and Romania.

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.