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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.

Being green is good business

08.12.2016

With the aim of increasing green enterprises, the project ‘DECON Technologies for a Greener Environment’ did not only introduce new environmental equipment, but was also able to create 13 new green jobs.

Studying the past to benefit the future

21.11.2016

Together, the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania and the Norwegian Historical Data Centre at the Arctic University of Norway (UiT) are building the first historical population database of Transylvania. 

I want my children to study

15.11.2016

“The project ‘A good start’ made it possible for me to work and support my girls, because my daughter was able to go to preschool,” says Maria.

Telling the stories of Roma

20.09.2016

In Romania, a project funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Romanian ‘Research Cooperation’ programme, aims to raise awareness of cultural identities by documenting the oral history of Roma.

Building bridges by working together

30.08.2016

“For us, the need for a project like this is obvious. Blind children who are placed in special educational institutions are separated from other children – They need to have the opportunity to interact with their sighted peers.”

Together against poverty

18.08.2016

Supported through the Norway Grants, two new community centres in Iasi and Ploiesti in Romania work to provide vulnerable families with better access to basic services in education, health and social protection, including an after-school programme.