485 project news found Export
  • Poland flag Poland 13 January 2017

    The invisible parents

    <p>“When a woman is told that there is something wrong with her baby, she tends to feel left out of the motherhood she had opened up to,” says psychologist Bogna Kędzierska. Read the story about how they approached the parents no one saw.</p>
    Programme: PL07: Development and better adaptation of health care to demographic and epidemiological trends
    Project: PL07-0010: Let me be - perinatal care program for children with lethal defects - launching of a consultation point at a home hospice
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Human and Social Development
    Programme areas: Public health initiatives
  • Portugal flag Portugal 03 January 2017

    An award-winning climate change project

    <p>“Every week we are invited to either television or radio to talk about climate change adaptation. People are starting to see the effects on a daily basis. Now society needs to act,” says project leader Gil Penha-Lopes.</p>
    Programme: PT04: Adaptation to Climate Change
    Project: PT04-0007: ClimAdaPT.Local
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Climate Change and Energy
    Programme areas: Adaptation to climate change
  • Lithuania flag Lithuania 22 December 2016

    A way back to society

    <p>“I need to be re-integrated before getting out of prison. During the past years I have lost my connection to society, I don’t know the new laws, and I need to establish relations with my family again.”</p>
    Programme: LT14: Correctional Services including Non-custodial Sanctions
    Project: LT14-0005: Reduced Number of Inmates in Prisons of High Security by Establishing 4 New Open Prisons
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Justice and Home Affairs
    Programme areas: Correctional services, including non-custodial sanctions
  • Portugal flag Portugal 20 December 2016

    The fight against unhealthy eating habits

    <p>“The structure of the modern society is one of the main reasons behind unhealthy eating habits. Because we don’t prioritise food in a stressful everyday life, we often eat food that don't give us the sufficient amount of energy we need. The biggest problem in Portugal is the lack of knowledge related to food."</p>
    Programme: PT06: Public Health Initiatives
    Project: PT06-0023: ProFooSe (Promoting Food Security in Portugal)
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Human and Social Development
    Programme areas: Public health initiatives
  • Spain flag Spain 15 December 2016

    More efficient and sustainable tunnels

    <p>With support through the EEA Grants, Spain and Norway are working together to develop solutions to improve energy efficiency in tunnels. By taking the appropriate measures, electricity bill savings may reach 50%.</p>
    Programme: ES02: Environmental and Climate Change-related Research and Technology
    Project: ES02-0069: ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN TUNNELS
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Climate Change and Energy
    Programme areas: Environmental and climate change-related research and technology
  • Romania flag Romania 08 December 2016

    Being green is good business

    <p>The big yellow machine is eating its way through polluted layers of offshore waste, breaking down hazardous substances, and spitting out clean soil.</p>
    Programme: RO17: Green Industry Innovation
    Project: RO17-0046: Technology for offshore waste management
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Green Industry Innovation
    Programme areas: Green Industry Innovation
  • Latvia flag Latvia 02 December 2016

    Introducing alternatives to imprisonment

    <p>With support from Norwegian partners, the Latvian Probation Service are exploring alternatives to prison that can contribute to successful rehabilitation and lower the number of prisoners in Latvian prisons. </p>
    Programme: LV08: Reform of the Latvian Correctional services and police Detention Centres
    Project: LV08-0001: Increasing the application of alternatives to imprisonment (incl. possible pilot project on electronic monitoring)
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Justice and Home Affairs
    Programme areas: Correctional services, including non-custodial sanctions
  • Cyprus flag Cyprus 01 December 2016

    Better support for victims of domestic violence

    <p>Until now, the shelter capacity for victims of domestic violence in Cyprus has been low. When SPAVO House opened in September, it became Cyprus’ first purpose-built shelter to support victims of violence. </p>
    Programme: CY04: Norwegian Financial Mechanism
    Project: CY04-0005: Construction of a new shelter for the victims of domestic violence
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Justice and Home Affairs
    Programme areas: Domestic and gender-based violence
  • Spain flag Spain 24 November 2016

    Changing women’s role in the Spanish society

    <p>"'Promociona' helped me feel more confident as a leader. I believe in myself after they gave me coaching and mentoring. I used to be more insecure and humble as a female leader." </p>
    Programme: ES04: Gender equality and work-life balance
    Project: ES04-0007: Raising awareness, training , professional growth, the development of leadership and the promotion of women and of women managers in the business community in order to facilitate their access to decision-making positions within their companies
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Human and Social Development
    Programme areas: Mainstreaming gender equality and promoting work-life balance
  • Romania flag Romania 21 November 2016

    Studying the past to benefit the future

    <p>Together, the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania and the Norwegian Historical Data Centre at the Arctic University of Norway (UiT) are building the first historical population database of Transylvania. </p>
    Programme: RO14: Research within priority sectors
    Project: RO14-0023: Historical Population Database of Transylvania 1850-1914
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Research and Scholarship
    Programme areas: Research