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Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and the EU have signed the agreements on the EEA and Norway Grants for the period 2014-2021. Click here to find out more.

Key areas of support

  • Reducing health inequalities and lifestyle-related diseases
  • Improving mental health services
  • Protecting biodiversity and improving environmental monitoring and control
  • Increasing educational mobility between Slovenia and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway
  • Promoting gender equality and work-life balance


Total allocation:€18.6 M
EEA Grants:€6.1 M
Norway Grants:€12.5 M
Total allocation:€26.9 M
EEA Grants:€12.5 M
Norway Grants:€14.4 M
Total allocation:€37.7 M
EEA Grants:€19.9 M
Norway Grants:€17.8 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


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Distribution of funding 2009-14


Country facts

  Slovenia EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 83 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 3.0 1.4
Unemployment rate (%)* 8.6 9.1
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 14.5 20.0
Public debt (% of GDP) 80.8 86.8
Gender pay gap (%) 2.9 16.1
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 20.4 24.4
Human development index (2014) 12 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index (2014) 18 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2014 except where * indicates 2015. Last updated in June 2016.

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Results from the previous funding period

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Project stories, news and features

Working together to help young people get work


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.

The butterflies that disappeared


Fluttering butterflies and chasing foxes used to be the normal scenario in the wetlands outside Ljubljana. This is the story of how the butterflies vanished, and of the struggle to bring them back to Slovenia’s marshlands.

The river that hides a thousand secrets


A river winds its way through Ljubljana and the surrounding villages. A river that hides Slovenia’s most threatened cultural heritage. Now thousand-year-old jewelry, swords, pitchers and boats are being laboriously hauled out of the river mud, restored and exhibited.