Hungary signs 61 mln funds deal with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway
Hungary signed on 7 July 2005 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the three EEA EFTA states Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway on the use of funds available through the European Economic Area Agreement (EEA).
The MoU for the EEA Financial Mechanism, established under the EEA Enlargement Agreement, will make close to 61 million euros available for projects in sectors such as protection of the environment, conservation of the European cultural heritage, health and childcare, and academic research and development.
Mr. Tibor Kiss, Permanent Representative of Hungary to the European Union, signed the MoU on behalf of Hungary, while the Ambassador of Iceland, Mr. Kjartan Jóhannsson, the Ambassador of Liechtenstein, H.S.H. Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein, and Deputy Head of of Norway's Mission to the EU, Ms. Elisabeth Walaas, signed on behalf of the EEA EFTA countries.