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The programme agreement for Lithuanian Culture programme was signed on 19 June 2019
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 Lithuania 2014-2021 (the ‘Active Citizens Fund’). This is the invitation to bid.
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.
Today Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have signed a new cooperation agreement with Lithuania under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021.
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.
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.
When Lithuania was part of the Soviet Union, homosexuality did not officially exist. Despite great progress during the last years, the LGBT movement still faces regular discrimination.
This is much better than the closed prison. My daughter is not afraid of people anymore,” says Ramona (31), a Lithuanian inmate in the newly established prison-house for female offenders raising children while serving time.