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
|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|
Key results in Latvia
Strengthening civil society in Latvia
Representatives from civil society participated in NGO Forum organised by NGO Fund Operator under Latvian EU presidency
Click on the infographics to see more results from Latvia.
Programme overviewClick 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
|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|
|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
Distribution of funding 2009-14Download
|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.
ProjectsSee all projects in Latvia
Evaluations and reviewsSee all
Results from the previous funding period
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Latvia? Project partnerships between entities in Latvia and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
DocumentsLatvia factsheet (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 14-21 (in force as of 15 December 2017) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 14-21 (in force as of 15 December 2017) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 09-14 (in force as of 10 June 2011; amended 17 January 2014) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 09-14 (in force as of 29 April 2011) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 04-09 (signed 2 December 2004) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 04-09 (signed 16 November 2004) (PDF) New Annex B EEA Grants 09-14 (in force as of 17 January 2014) (PDF)
Project stories, news and features
The programme agreement for Latvian Climate programme was signed on 23 April 2019
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.
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 Latvia 2014-2021 (the ‘Active Citizens Fund’). This is the invitation to bid.