Project stories, news and features
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the EEA and Norway Grants have taken a week to celebrate the work and the people that, with the help of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, promote gender equality every day.
From tires and play mats, to bottles and wallpaper. Here are three projects prepping us for a greener world.
A travelling salesman crash-lands on a planet only inhabited by children. In the play “Blue Planet” the audience witness how the innocent children’s world comes under threat.
“When a woman is told that there is something wrong with her baby, she tends to feel left out of the motherhood she had opened up to,” says psychologist Bogna Kędzierska. Read the story about how they approached the parents no one saw.
With its grand opening earlier this year, the new branch of the National Maritime Museum in Gdansk in Poland – the Shipwreck Conservation Centre in Tczew – has ensured access to maritime cultural heritage for generations to come.
On 27-28 September, a conference on results of the EEA funding 2009-2014 for culture and cultural cooperation took place in the Royal Theatre in the Old Orangery in Warsaw.
With support from Norway, Gdansk Technical University in Poland and the Norwegian Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF) have worked together to reduce noise pollution from older vehicles.
With less than 25 percent of waste recycled*, Poland still has some way to go to reach 50 percent recycling of waste by 2020, as required by the EU.
More than 3 million people have benefitted from the Jewish cultural heritage project at POLIN, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. The project was developed in close cooperation between Polish and Norwegian cultural players.
The Financial Mechanism Office – the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants – is calling for bids for a Fund Operator to support the management of the EEA and Norway Grants Global Fund for Regional Cooperation.