Key areas of support
- Supporting judicial reform, tackling cross-border and organised crime
- Improving the situation of vulnerable groups, including the Roma population
- Increasing competitiveness of green enterprises, boosting green innovation and entrepreneurship
- Strengthening civil society to promote social justice, democracy and sustainable development
|Total allocation:||€305.95 M||Total allocation:||€98.5 M|
|EEA Grants:||€190.75 M||EEA Grants:||€50.5 M|
|Norway Grants:||€115.2 M||Norway Grants:||€48 M|
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Romania? Project partnerships between entities in Romania and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
Map and facts
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||54||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||3.5||0.1|
|Unemployment rate (%)||7.3||10.6|
|Youth unemployment rate (%)||15.9||18.7|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||38.4||87.1|
|Human development index||27 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index||25 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Inequality of income distribution*||6.3||5.1|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2013 except where * indicates 2012. Last updated in September 2014.
Distribution of funding 2009-14
DocumentsMoU EEA Grants 09-14 (in force as of 24 March 2012, amended 18 October 2012 and 3 February 2014) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 09-14 22 (in force as of 22 March 2012, amended 18 October 2012 and 3 February 2014) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 04-09 (signed 5 November 2007, amended 27 January 2012) (PDF) Romania factsheet (PDF)
Calls for proposals
Click on the programme names below for key facts about each and read why the programme is needed, what it will achieve and how, and partnership opportunities. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages.
News, results and projects
A call for bids for a study in support of the EEA and Norway Grants funding to Roma inclusion is now open.
United Nations Commission on the Status of Women has described the Istanbul Convention as ‘the gold standard’ in the efforts to combat violence against women worldwide. Through the Convention, Europe takes a leading international role in preventing and combating violence against women.
Funding is now available through three calls of proposal under the ‘Biodiversity and ecosystem services’ programme in Romania. Restoration of ecosystems, better monitoring and studies of ecological corridors are among the activities supported.