The Norwegian government's priorities in EU affairs in 2017
- Clear priorities are important to be able to safeguard Norwegian interests and help solve the common challenges facing Europe, says EEA and EU Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen.
Invitation to bid: Fund Operator for the Active Citizens Fund in Greece
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 Greece 2014-2021.
Norway strengthening cooperation with Greece
Norway and Greece signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on funding totalling EUR 116.7 million under the EEA and Norway Grants 31 October 2017. Job creation and business development will be a new and important priority area.
New Minister of EEA and EU Affairs
Ms Marit Berger Røsland has been appointed Minister of EEA and EU Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a session of the Council of State 20 October 2017.
Changes in the Government
In a session of the Council of State 20 October, the King has made changes in the Government. Ms Ine Eriksen Søreide has been appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Ambassador Gjelstad on Greek-Norwegian Cooperation in the Field of Geothermal Energy
Ambassador Jørn E. Gjelstad´s opening remarks at a workshop on developing bilateral relations within the framework of the EEA and Norway Grants. The opening took place 12 September 2017 in Mati.
Huge interest in boosting youth employment in Europe
More than 300 project proposals were submitted to the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment.
NOK 550 Million to Combat Youth Unemployment in Europe
‘Norway cannot solve the problem of youth unemployment in Europe. But we can help to identify and develop measures that work, and that others can copy,’ said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Frank Bakke-Jensen.
Europe is at a crossroads and needs a strong Nordic region
‘The economic restructuring of the Nordic region, the challenges faced by Europe, and international developments remind us of the importance of our shared values, our unity, and our solidarity.
Ambassador Gjelstad on Gender, Migration and Trafficking in Europe
Ambassador Jørn E. Gjelstad´s welcoming remarks at the conference "Gender, Migration and Trafficking in Europe". The conference, taking place in Nicosia 29 September 2017, was co-organized by PRIO and Symbiosis.