New funding period for EEA and Norway Grants with Slovenia
Today, Norway and Slovenia are signing MoUs on funding totalling EUR 37.7 million for the new funding period for the EEA and Norway Grants. The main focus areas are climate and education.
New agreement on Environment Protection
Norway and Bulgaria signs new agreement on environment protection and climate change today in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The agreement has a total budget of 15.3 million euro.
Norway close partner with the EU on Foreign and Security Policy
“Our security and prosperity is weaved together. European challenges are also Norwegian”, said Foreign Minister Eriksen Søreide to members of the European Parliament.
Norway increases funding for UN human rights efforts
26 February, Norway entered into a four-year agreement on support for UN human rights efforts. ‘Human rights and democracy are under considerable pressure in many parts of the world.
Norway supports civilian capacity building for the G5 Sahel joint force
- The situation in the vulnerable Sahel region has deteriorated since the crisis in Mali broke out in 2012.
Extraordinary meeting of the international donor group for Palestine (AHLC) in Brussels
‘The members of the donor group for Palestine reiterated today their strong support for a resumption of peace negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians, said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide
146 million available for European regional cooperation projects
Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland have announced that NOK 146 million is now available under the EEA and Norway Grants scheme for projects promoting cross-border cooperation in Europe.
Taking Norway’s Arctic Strategy to the EU
– Sustainable economic activity is possible in the Arctic – a region characterized by international cooperation.
Agreement on EEA and Norway Grants to Poland
Today, Norway signed extensive new MoUs with Poland on the use of funding under the EEA and Norway Grants amounting to EUR 809.3 million. The business and innovation sector will be significantly strengthened.
Closer cooperation with Latvia
Today, Norway and Latvia are signed MoUs under the EEA and Norway Grants amounting to EUR 102.1 million. Research and innovation and climate and environment are key priority areas.
Digital North centre stage at high-level summit
Norwegian State Secretary Paul Chaffey presented the Nordic-Baltic digital cooperation when speaking at the conference “A Digital Presidency”, that marked the end of the Estonian Presidency of the European Council.
Debate on how to build excellence in research, education and innovation in Europe
More than 100 participants came together at Norway House in Brussels to learn about the EEA and Norway Grants’ investments in research, education and innovation, and discuss how to create stronger synergies between the grants and future EU programmes