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Almost 14 million young people in Europe are not in employment, education or training. The EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment supports the most vulnerable and hard-to-reach among them and aim to help them into the labour market.
Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have announced a new fund that supports regional cross-border and transnational projects proposing shared solutions to Europe’s common challenges. Funding is available within all priority sectors of the EEA and Norway Grants.
The Grants are cooperating with the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) to promote human rights in Europe. A new agreement paves the way for involvement of FRA in our programmes linked to Roma inclusion and empowerment.
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 Greece 2014-2021 (the ‘Active Citizens Fund’). This is the invitation to bid.
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.
Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have signed a new cooperation agreement with Greece under the EEA Grants 2014-2021.
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.
“Most of the cases we deal with are about discrimination towards ethnic minorities in the workplace. We often see migrants being unpaid.”
The Financial Mechanism Office – the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants – is calling for bids for a Fund Operator to support the management of the EEA and Norway Grants Global Fund for Regional Cooperation.
Close to 1500 responses were received to the consultation on the draft 'Blue Book' containing the priorities for the EEA and Norway Grants in the upcoming funding period. The 'Blue Book' will now be finalised by the donors.