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Frontpage News 2012 Funding for Norwegian-Polish local administration cooperation

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Funding for Norwegian-Polish local administration cooperation

Norwegian municipalities are invited to cooperate with local and regional authorities in Poland through the EEA Grants. The programme on regional and local initiatives to reduce inequalities and promote social inclusion is the first Polish programme to start. 

The Polish Minister of Regional Development Ms Elzbieta Bienkowska was present in Oslo when an agreement was signed on 17 April on the €11.2 million programme. The agreement marks the start of the first Polish programme under the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014. Projects may be implemented until end-April 2016.

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Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS).  

Photo: Christian Grotnes Halvorsen, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs