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  • Lithuania flag Lithuania 10 March 2017

    Children serving time with their mothers

    This is much better than the closed prison. My daughter is not afraid of people anymore,” says Ramona (31), a Lithuanian inmate in the newly established prison-house for female offenders raising children while serving time.
    Programme: LT14: Correctional Services including Non-custodial Sanctions
    Project: LT14-0003: Improved Conditions for Inmates of Vulnerable Groups in Prison (Improved Health Care Services, Reduced Accessibility of Psychoactive Drugs for Addicted Inmates and Create Necessary Conditions for Re-socialization of Female Inmates with Children)
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Justice and Home Affairs
    Programme areas: Correctional services, including non-custodial sanctions
  • Portugal flag Portugal 07 March 2017

    A beautiful thing happened when these women were given power

    They come from a minority with no voice. Within this community they dared to raise their voices and create something for themselves. 
    Programme: PT05: Funds for Non-governmental Organisations
    Project: PT05-0138: EmPower: From Dream to Action
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Civil Society
    Programme areas: Funds for non-governmental organisations
  • Bulgaria flag Bulgaria 03 March 2017

    Teaming up with Council of Europe to better fight crime

    With support from Norway, Bulgarian investigators are improving their skills and methods in order to better fight crime and recover illegal assets from criminals.
    Programme: BG13: Schengen Cooperation and Combating Cross-border and Organised Crime, including Trafficking and Itinerant Criminal Groups
    Project: BG13-0012: Improving the Asset Recovery system in Bulgaria (AR-Bulgaria)
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Justice and Home Affairs
    Programme areas: Schengen cooperation and combating cross-border and organised crime, including trafficking and itinerant criminal groups
  • Slovenia flag Slovenia 24 February 2017

    Not to be forgotten

    They no longer remember how to get dressed, cook food or show love. Their clearest memories are sixty years old. Curiously enough, in Slovenia, dementia is an illness surrounded by taboos.
    Programme: SI05: Norwegian Financial Mechanism Programme
    Project: SI05-0022: Development of services for persons with dementia and their relatives and establishment of a Center for dementia
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Human and Social Development
    Programme areas: Public health initiatives
  • Estonia flag Estonia 15 February 2017

    “I need to get my life on track”

    “I struggle with panic attacks, and here I am surrounded by medical staff that knows how to act. I need to get back on track.” These are the words of 14-year-old Kathriin, one of the patients at the new Children’s mental health centre in Estonia.
    Programme: EE08: Public Health Initiatives
    Project: EE08-0001: Establishing Children's Mental Health Centre (part of Tallinn Children's Hospital)
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Human and Social Development
    Programme areas: Public health initiatives
  • Estonia flag Estonia 10 February 2017

    “If a storm hits us, we need to have a plan”

    This is a story about how a storm upended a society, ultimately forcing Estonians to take action and protect themselves.
    Programme: EE02: Integrated marine and inland water management
    Project: EE02-0004: Elaboration of Estonia’s Draft National Climate Change Adapation Strategy (NAS) and Action Plan
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Climate Change and Energy
    Programme areas: Adaptation to climate change
  • Bulgaria flag Bulgaria 08 February 2017

    The Police: Our mind-set and attitudes towards the Roma has changed

    Making the police more knowledgeable about the Roma communities they are working in, is helping Bulgarian police officers treat the Roma differently and better enable them to deal with their problems. 
    Programme: BG13: Schengen Cooperation and Combating Cross-border and Organised Crime, including Trafficking and Itinerant Criminal Groups
    Project: BG13-0008: Human rights protection and further development of necessary skills and knowledge of police officers, especially those working in multi-ethnic environment, including Roma communities
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Justice and Home Affairs
    Programme areas: Schengen cooperation and combating cross-border and organised crime, including trafficking and itinerant criminal groups
  • Bulgaria flag Bulgaria 03 February 2017

    Bringing ancient history to light: A crosscultural treasure hunt

    In the centre of Sofia in Bulgaria, ancient ruins are being uncovered by a team of archaeologists. Through exhibition kiosks and quizzes on the digging sites, the goal is to make the inhabitants of Sofia curious about their history.
    Programme: BG08: Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Arts
    Project: BG08-0008: An ancient history of Sofia, cultural heritage accessible for all
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Protecting Cultural Heritage
    Programme areas: Conservation and revitalisation of cultural and natural heritage
  • Lithuania flag Lithuania Poland flag Poland 27 January 2017

    How some people are making plastic fantastic again

    From tires and play mats, to bottles and wallpaper. Here are three projects prepping us for a greener world.
    Programme:
    • LT09: Green Industry Innovation
    • PL18: Green Industry Innovation
    Programme areas: Green Industry Innovation
  • Latvia flag Latvia 25 January 2017

    Can your healthy breakfast get even healthier?

    Latvian and Norwegian researchers are working together to explore the health benefits of hull-less cereals.
    Programme: LV05: Research and scholarships
    Project: LV05-0002: Innovative approach to hull-less spring cereals and triticale use from human health perspective
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Research and Scholarship
    Programme areas: Research