Project stories, news and features
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 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 Romania 2014-2021 (the ‘Active Citizens Fund’). This is the invitation to bid.
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.
Funding is now available for facilitating partnerships with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway in three programmes in Romania – Energy, Education and Innovation.
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.
When the Romanian furniture production company Sortilemn SA got help to “go green”, they became a more reliable supplier of the famous Norwegian Tripp Trapp® chair.
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.
Businesses in Romania and Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway wishing to cooperate under the EEA and Norway Grants business development, innovation and SME programme in Romania can now apply for travel support.
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.