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  • Correctional services programme launched in Latvia


    The programme to reform the Latvian Correctional Services and Police Detention Centres was launched on 13 December 2012 in Riga. The EEA and Norway Grants have allocated over €13 million to the programme, the biggest amount under the current funding round in Latvia.

  • Five Polish programmes signed


    In December, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway signed the agreements establishing five new programmes in Poland. The programmes have been allocated a total of €65 million in the current funding round.

  • Progressing with new programmes


    To date, around 60 programmes have been sent to the donors for approval in the current funding period. With new funding made available under the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014, many open calls are scheduled for the first quarter of 2013.

  • New projects start in Cyprus


    Civil society, health, environment, children and youth and increased efforts to fight money laundering are among the priority areas for the EEA Grants to Cyprus.

  • Green Industry Innovation launched in Bulgaria


    On 4 December 2012, the €13.7 million programme on green industry innovation was launched in Bulgaria under the Norway Grants 2009-2014. The programme promotes the development of green entrepreneurship, creation of green jobs and the greening of the country’s economy.

  • Better care for vulnerable asylum seekers in Greece


    On 4 December 2012, an agreement was signed which will offer €4 million to non-governmental organisations in Greece for running reception centres and offering services to vulnerable asylum seekers, especially unaccompanied minors.

  • Countering hate speech online


    The Grants support a Europe-wide project by the Council of Europe that will see young people tackling online hate speech.

  • Countering hate speech online


    The EEA and Norway Grants support a Europe-wide project by the Council of Europe that will see young people tackling online hate speech and its spread through social media. How to combat online hate speech while also safeguarding freedom of expression is the topic of a conference this week in Budapest.

  • Live stream: ‘Tackling hate speech: Living together online’


    How to tackle and combat hate speech online is the topic of a two-day conference in Budapest on 27-28  November 2012. The Council of Europe and the EEA and Norway Grants have entered into a partnership to increase awareness of hate speech in Europe and to look at possible ways of countering it. You may follow the conference online via live streaming.

  • 1 in 4 programmes are now approved


    As the approval process is moving forward, 42 programmes have been approved to date in the current funding period, with many more expected by the end of the year. The 16 programmes which were approved by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway in October and November amount to over €166 million.

  • Tackling hate speech online


    The EEA and Norway Grants are joining up with the Council of Europe for a conference on online hate speech in Budapest on 27-28 November.