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Latvia

Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway on 14 December 2017 signed new cooperation agreements with Latvia on new programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. Click here to find out more.

Areas of support

  • Business Development, Innovation and SMEs
  • Research and Education
  • Climate Change Mitigation, Adaptation and Environment
  • Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Cultural Cooperation
  • Correctional Services
  • International Police Cooperation and Combating Crime
  • Civil Society
  • Social Dialogue  – Decent Work

Allocation

2004-09
2009-14
2014-21
Total allocation:€53.7 M
EEA Grants:€19.7 M
Norway Grants:€34 M
Total allocation:€73 M
EEA Grants:€34.6 M
Norway Grants:€38.4 M
Total allocation:€102.1 M
EEA Grants:€50.2 M
Norway Grants:€51.9 M

Programme overview

Click on the programme names below for key facts and information about each programme, calls for proposals, partnerships, projects and news. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages. Show all programmes

Click on the programme names below for key facts and information about each programme, calls for proposals, partnerships, projects and news. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages.

Programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021

Programme Partner(s) Grant
(€million) 
Business Development, Innovation and SMEs Innovation Norway* 12.5
Research and Education Research Council of Norway Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education  14.5
Climate Change Mitigation, Adaptation and Environment Norwegian Environment Agency  14.0
Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Cultural Cooperation Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities Arts Council Norway 10.0
Correctional Services Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Service 13.0
International Police Cooperation and Combating Crime International Partner Organisation: Council of Europe 15.0
Civil Society   8.5
Social Dialogue  – Decent Work   0.52
Bilateral national fund- funding for developing bilateral cooperation and activities of bilateral interest with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway   2.4

Programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014

Programme Partner(s) Grant
(€million)
Adaptation to climate change Norwegian Environment Agency Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection 10.4
Green industry innovation Innovation Norway 11.3
NGO Fund   10.4
Public capacity and building and institutional cooperation Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities 5
Cultural and natural heritage Directorate of Cultural Heritage (Norway), Arts Council Norway 10
Research and scholarships Research Council of Norway Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education 5.5
Decent work and tripartite dialogue Innovation Norway* 0.4
Correctional services Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Service 13.1
Bilateral national fund- funding for developing bilateral cooperation and activities of bilateral interest with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway

 *Programme operator

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Country facts

  Latvia EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 64 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year)* 2.0 1.9
Unemployment rate (%) 9.6 8.5
Youth unemployment rate (%) 16.3 20.3
Public debt (% of GDP) 36.3 85.0
Gender pay gap (%) 17.0 16.3
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 30.9 23.7
Human development index 25 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index* 18 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2015 except where * indicates 2016.

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Results from the previous funding period

Read about results in Latvia in the 2004-2009 funding period

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Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Latvia? Project partnerships between entities in Latvia and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.

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Joining forces to promote human rights

15.12.2017

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.