Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Cultural Cooperation

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Programme Operator:
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development - Latvia
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EEA Grants fund:

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Programme Summary


Strengthened social and economic cohesion

Programme summary

Programme Concerns

A maximum of € 3,000,000 of the programme grant shall be set aside for the programme area ‘Cultural Entrepreneurship, Cultural Heritage and Cultural Cooperation’. It shall aim at improving access to arts and culture and increased participation in arts and culture.

Arts Council Norway shall be actively involved in the preparation of the programme related to the programme area ‘Cultural Entrepreneurship, Cultural Heritage and Cultural Cooperation’.

The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia shall act as Programme Partner.

The programme shall facilitate business support measures at regional and local level, and networking between municipalities.

The programme shall give particular attention to facilitating development in the Latgale region.

Bilateral Ambitions

€ 125,000 shall be allocated to the programme from the fund for bilateral relations. This does not prevent the Joint Committee for Bilateral Funds from allocating additional funds to the programme.

Information on the projects funded by the EEA and Norway Grants is provided by the Programme and Fund Operators in the Beneficiary States, who are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of this information.