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Fighting poverty through empowerment


17 October is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - a good time to reflect on how we are working to alleviate poverty and exclusion.

Well-attended launch event in Ljubljana


This week saw the launch of the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014 in Slovenia at an event with more than 400 participants. The importance of bilateral relations was highlighted.

Grants 2009-2014 launched in Portugal


The EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014 were officially launched on 7 June in Lisbon, Portugal in the presence of senior government officials from Portugal and the donor states. Some of the key areas of support are public health, civil society and water management.

Improving public health


Improving public health is important to reduce social disparities and a precondition for economic prosperity.  

Changes in allocation to Poland


€ 137 million of the Grants to Poland are reallocated. Funding for greening industries, research and green industry innovation increase.

Improving health care in Poland


Poland has the largest public health programme in the current funding period. The application deadline for the programme, which has a total allocation of €46.9, has now been extended until 28 June.