Launch of the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation, January 24, 2018

24 Jan 2018
  • Where: Norway House
  • When: 24. Jan 2018, 11:30 - 14:00
  • What: Launch

Time: 24 January 2018 at 12:00-13:00 hrs. Registration from 11:30 hrs. The event is followed by a networking lunch

Venue: Norway House, Rue Archimède 17, 1000 Brussels

Confirmed speakers:

Marit Berger Røsland, Minister of EEA and EU Affairs, Norway
Bergdís Ellertsdóttir, Ambassador, Icelandic Mission to the EU

Sabine Monauni, Ambassador, Liechtenstein Mission to the EU

Katariná Mathernová, Deputy Director General, European Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR)

Ann-Kerstin Myleus, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO)

Boyan Natan, Chair of EFTA Working Party, Permanent Representation of Republic of Bulgaria to the EU
Henning Stirø, Director, Financial Mechanism Office

The EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation supports regional cross-border and transnational project initiatives that promote shared solutions to common European challenges.

The Fund supports cooperation in the form of knowledge sharing, exchange of good practice and capacity building across the priority sectors of the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. Read more about the priority sectors here. Eligible entities must apply as a consortium, consisting of entities from a minimum of three countries.

The context and framework of the Fund will be presented, and the first call for proposals will be opened at the launch.