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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.

Promoting equality


 The EEA and Norway Grants are providing over €50 million to promote gender equality and tackle gender based violence.

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.

Four agreements signed with Slovakia


Agreements were signed with Slovakia this week for programmes worth €35 million on climate change, green industry innovations, social inclusion and domestic and gender based violence. This will benefit Slovak entities interested in cooperation in these fields with Norwegian partners.

Estonian-Norwegian child welfare conference a success


An Estonian-Norwegian conference put the spotlight on child welfare on 3-4 October 2012 in Tallinn. Estonia is adopting a number of new laws and regulations concerning children, and the conference offered a platform to discuss methods and practices used in Norway’s child welfare system.

Tackling gender-based violence across Europe


Tackling domestic and gender-based violence is a key priority for the Norway Grants. In the current funding round, efforts to promote gender equality and tackle gender-based violence are being stepped up through  programmes worth €23 million.