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Working together to help young people get work

31.08.2017

More than 300 project ideas on how to get young people into the labour market were submitted by the deadline for applications to the new EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment.

New cooperation agreement with Portugal on blue and green growth

22.05.2017

Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have signed a new cooperation agreement with Portugal under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021, for a total of more than EUR 100 million. Of this amount, EUR 62 million will be used to strengthen business, research and climate cooperation.  

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 unhealthy eating habits

20.12.2016

“The structure of the modern society is one of the main reasons behind unhealthy eating habits. 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.