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Women on the move

10.03.2017

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.

An award-winning climate change project

03.01.2017

“Every week we are invited to either television or radio to talk about climate change adaptation. People are starting to see the effects on a daily basis. Now society needs to act,” says project leader Gil Penha-Lopes.

The fight against insecure food habits

20.12.2016

“The structure of the modern society is one of the main reasons behind food insecurity. Because we don’t prioritise food in a stressful everyday life, we often eat food that don't give us the sufficient amount of energy we need. The biggest problem in Portugal is the lack of knowledge related to food."

Strengthening asylum management

30.06.2016

In recent years, migration has put huge pressure on asylum systems in many European countries. Since 2004, significant funding has helped to protect our common borders and strengthen capacity to handle migration, with particular support to Greece since 2012.

Working together with Norwegian partners

17.06.2016

Norwegian entities are cooperating with partners from the beneficiary countries in 77 programmes and more than 1 660 projects. This article takes a look at the extent of, and achievements reached through cooperation between public institutions, the private sectors, academia and civil society in Norway and the 16 beneficiary countries of the EEA and Norway Grants.

Learning about the ocean

09.06.2016

What influence do you have on the ocean and what influence does the ocean have on you? These are the questions young people in Portugal seek to learn more about with support through the EEA Grants.