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Launch Event - Portugal: Active Citizens Fund

The Gulbenkian Foundation in consortium with the Bissaya Barreto Foundation invites you to the Launch Event of the EEA Grants Active Civizens Fund in Portugal.

The event will take place in Lisbon on 14th September 2018. The opening remarks will be done by representatives of both organisations, as wll as the Ambassador or Norway - Anders Erdal, and the Secretary of State for Development and Cohesion - Nelson de Souza. This will be followed by a series of sessions around the topic of civil society and the role of the EEA Grants and the Active Citizens Fund.

The Active Citizens Fund is the EEA Grants support to civil society in Europe. In Portugal, the Fund has been allocated € 11 million. The Active Citizens Fund seeks to develop the long-term sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector, with the aim of strengthening its role in promoting democratic participation, active citizenship and human rights. For more information: download the Launch Event programme here