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Photographer: Christophe Vander Eecken

Interested in partnership with Polish NGOs?

Sign up for the matchmaking event for NGOs from Poland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway 18-19 September in Warsaw now.

Poland has the largest of all the EEA Grants-financed NGO programmes with an allocation of €37 million. The Stefan Batory Foundation in partnership with the Polish Children and Youth Foundation has recently opened the first call for proposals under the programme called 'Citizens for democracy'.

A launch conference for the Polish NGO programme will be held in Warsaw 18 and 19 September. The conference will be accompanied by matchmaking workshops to develop and strengthen cooperation between Polish NGOs and NGOs from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

More than 190 organizations from Poland will participate in the event. But more organisations from the donor states are still welcome. Participants from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway may get their travel costs covered. Please apply for participation as soon as possible. Selection is done continuously.

  • Programme of the conference: pdf
  • Info package for participants from outside Poland: pdf

Priorities for the NGO programme in Poland are:

  • civic participation
  • public scrutiny
  • combating discrimination
  • counteracting exclusion
  • children and youth.

Find out more about the programme here.

Norwegian contact person
Lillian Solheim, The Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Phone: + 47 97 02 40 97
Registration form  

Icelandic contact person
Margrét Steinarsdóttir, The Icelandic Human Rights Centre

Contact person Liechtenstein
Karin Lingg, Office for Foreign Affairs