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)||49||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||0.2||-0.3|
|Unemployment rate (%)||7.0||10.5|
|Youth unemployment rate (%)||22.7||22.8|
|Public debt (% of GDP)*||33.4||82.5|
|Human development index||26 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index||24 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Inequality of income distribution||6.2||5.1|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2012 except where * indicates 2011
Distribution of funding 2009-14
Calls for proposals
|17.01.14||Research within priority sectors|
|31.03.14||Call for proposals bilateral national fund – Romania|
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
The Icelandic Minister of Industry and Commerce, Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir, and the Ambassador of Norway to Romania, Tove Bruvik Westberg gave their speeches in front of almost 200 potential beneficiaries and partners at the launch of the Renewable energy programme.
Are you a Romanian, Icelandic, Liechtenstein or Norwegian cultural institution? Funding is now available to develop partnerships for projects under the cultural heritage programme in Romania.
“Human trafficking has no respect for borders. It is a transnational crime, and it requires a transnational response.”