280 project news found Export
  • Romania flag Romania Czech Republic flag Czech Republic Latvia flag Latvia Cyprus flag Cyprus Poland flag Poland Slovakia flag Slovakia Lithuania flag Lithuania Hungary flag Hungary Croatia flag Croatia Bulgaria flag Bulgaria Malta flag Malta Estonia flag Estonia Slovenia flag Slovenia 24 June 2014

    Stronger together – Estonian Seamen’s Independent Union

    “Having regular meetings with the Norwegian Transport Workers Federation opens a window on what social dialogue can look like in practice," says Jüri Lember, President of the Estonian Seamen’s Independent Union (EISU).
    Programme: IN22: The Global Fund for Decent Work and Tripartite Dialogue
    Programme areas: Global fund for decent work and tripartite dialogue
  • Latvia flag Latvia 18 June 2014

    Smart governance for Latvian local authorities

    “This project will stimulate local government to take more initiative, improve their work and achieve a more efficient use of the resources,”explains Andris Jaunsleinis, Chairman of the Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments.
    Programme: LV07: Capacity-Building and Institutional Cooperation between Latvian and Norwegian Public Institutions, Local and Regional Authorities
    Project: LV07-0004: Smart governance and performance improvement of Latvian municipalities
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Human and Social Development
    Programme areas: Capacity-building and institutional cooperation between beneficiary state and Norwegian public institutions, local and regional authorities
  • Lithuania flag Lithuania 16 June 2014

    Reducing food waste while helping the needy

    “By volunteering with Stop Food Waste in Lithuania, I get to work with other great volunteers, while contributing to social justice,” says Daiva Petelienė. She is one of the volunteers working with a project supported by the Lithuanian NGO Fund that aims to reduce food waste.
    Programme: LT04: Funds for Non-governmental Organisations
    Project: LT04-0003: Stop Food Waste in Lithuania!
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Civil Society
    Programme areas: Funds for non-governmental organisations
  • Estonia flag Estonia 11 June 2014

    Helping Estonian victims of domestic and gender-based violence

    “Now, I receive legal help and therapy. I want to get my life back, and to study at the university,” says Mari (not her real name), an Estonian victim of domestic violence.
    Programme: EE11: Domestic and Gender-based Violence
    Project: EE11-0001: Developing services for victims of domestic violence, strengthening co-operation between different institutions and raising awareness among victims and the general public
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Justice and Home Affairs
    Programme areas: Domestic and gender-based violence
  • Estonia flag Estonia 06 June 2014

    Making a difference through research cooperation

    “There are many sad stories of people with little or no income that still get credit. This is a huge social problem, and it needs to be addressed,” says Karin Sein, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Tartu.
    Programme: EE06: Research cooperation
    Project: EE06-0003: Topical issues of consumer credit in Estonia and Norway
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Research and Scholarship
    Programme areas: Bilateral research cooperation
  • Lithuania flag Lithuania 02 June 2014

    Fighting xenophobia with unconventional means

    There are many ways of fighting xenophobia - 'fear towards foreigners'. Youngsters involved in a project supported by the Lithuanian NGO fund decided to tackle the issue in a rather unconventional way; namely through the act of eating porridge.
    Programme: LT04: Funds for Non-governmental Organisations
    Project: LT04-0008: Promoting tolerance, human rights and creating socially safe living environment for foreign nationals residing in Lithuania, “ESu“
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Civil Society
    Programme areas: Funds for non-governmental organisations
  • Latvia flag Latvia 22 May 2014

    ‘We’re Here’ - improving the lives of Latvian children with disabilities

    “The disabled children who enjoy our development programme become more open, enjoy learning and show good progress,” explains Andra Greitane, Director of the ‘Mes esam lidzas ’(We’re Here) Rehabilitation Centre.
    Programme: LV03: NGO fund
    Project: LV03-0100: Center for early childhood development of children with disabilities
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Civil Society
    Programme areas: Funds for non-governmental organisations
  • Cyprus flag Cyprus 09 May 2014

    Culture projects win prestigious award

    Three EEA Grants projects were among the winners when the 2014 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards were handed out in Vienna earlier this week.
    Programme: CY04: Norwegian Financial Mechanism
    Programme areas:
    • Civil society support
    • Justice and home affairs
    • Public health initiatives
    • Domestic and gender-based violence
  • Romania flag Romania Czech Republic flag Czech Republic Latvia flag Latvia Cyprus flag Cyprus Poland flag Poland Slovakia flag Slovakia Lithuania flag Lithuania Hungary flag Hungary Croatia flag Croatia Bulgaria flag Bulgaria Malta flag Malta Estonia flag Estonia Slovenia flag Slovenia 30 April 2014

    Happy Labour Day! Promoting decent work

    Today we celebrate Labour Day – known as May Day in some countries – it is a good day to mark social progress and better living and working conditions.
    Programme: IN22: The Global Fund for Decent Work and Tripartite Dialogue
    Programme areas: Global fund for decent work and tripartite dialogue
  • Lithuania flag Lithuania 29 April 2014

    Encouraging organ donation in Lithuania

    Rimvydas Vekerotas has his own very personal reasons for encouraging Lithuanian youngsters to become organ donors as part of a project supported by the Grants.  Seven years ago, his life was saved by a donor heart.
    Programme: LT04: Funds for Non-governmental Organisations
    Project: LT04-0029: “Gyvastis“ capacity building and expanding of the volunteers network
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Civil Society
    Programme areas: Funds for non-governmental organisations