Project stories, news and features
Improving the employment prospects of socially excluded young people is the aim of most of the project ideas that are now further developed under the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment.
More than 300 project ideas on how to get young people into the labour market were submitted by the deadline for applications to the new EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment.
Many inmates enter Bulgaria’s only women prison with severe health problems. As a result of a reconstruction process, they can now get the health care they need behind prison walls.
In an old cinema building outside Sofia, a youth centre has changed the life of many young Bulgarians. They’ve gone from drop-outs to proud citizens.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the EEA and Norway Grants have taken a week to celebrate the work and the people that, with the help of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, promote gender equality every day.
With support from Norway, Bulgarian investigators are improving their skills and methods in order to better fight crime and recover illegal assets from criminals.
Making the police more knowledgeable about the Roma communities they are working in, is helping Bulgarian police officers treat the Roma differently and better enable them to deal with their problems.
In the centre of Sofia in Bulgaria, ancient ruins are being uncovered by a team of archaeologists. Through exhibition kiosks and quizzes on the digging sites, the goal is to make the inhabitants of Sofia curious about their history.
The Financial Mechanism Office – the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants – is seeking a Fund Operator to develop and implement the EEA Grants programme for civil society in Bulgaria 2014-2021 (the ‘Active Citizens Fund’). This is the invitation to bid.
Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have signed new Memoranda of Understanding with Bulgaria on a number of new programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021.