Lansare Program RO - Energie
Primele apeluri de proiecte din cadrul Programului Ro - Energie s-au lansat. Obiectivul acestora este reprezentat de susținerea investițiilor în energie regenerabilă.Bugetul total al celor 3 apelurilor este de 25,1 mile de euro și se vor susține investiții în...
Call for proposals for mobility projects in academic education
A new call for proposals was published for application of the mobility projects in academic education.The call is available on the dedicated webpage and is addressed to all institutions for academic education in Romania, who have a cooperation agreement with similar institutions from European Economic Area.
News letter no.1
News letter no.1
47 millions euro for the Health Programme, starting with 16th of July 18, 2018
A programme that it supposed to be more variate, in order to respond the needs of the Romanian health system. The 8 pre-defined projects with our Norwegian partners will:- Strengthen the national network health care providers of medical services;- Implement the screening campaigns for early detection of cancer and efficient interventions;
The implementation of the Local Development, Poverty Reduction, Justice and Home Affairs Programmes starts today
Following the signing of the Programme Agreement on the 19th of June a.c., three new programmes financed through EEA & Norway Grants 2014-2021 are entering in the implementing period "Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Roma inclusion", "Justice Programme" and "Home Affairs". Documents can be found www.eeagrants.ro, on the Relevant documents section
Culture Programe 2014-2021 has began
Program Agreement Culture 2014-2021 has been signed on 5th of June 2018.The first call for proposals will be launched in the fall. Will be financed projects for heritage, cultural entrepreneurship and cooperation with donor states.You can find the text of the agreement here
Official launch of the Programme SMEs Growth Romania financed through EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021
Innovation Norway, as a Fund Operator is launching the Programme SMEs Growth in Romania and also the first call for proposals.The Programme, with a total budget of 45 million Euro, finances the initiatives for value creation increase and sustainable growth of the Romanian enterprises, focusing on the innovation and technical process.
The Fund Operator for the Active Citizen Fund (ACF) in Romania financed through EEA Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 has been selected
The Financial Mechanism Office has selected, through an open tender procedure, the Fund Operator for the Civil Society Programme, financed through EEA Grants 2014-2021.Th new Fund Operator is the Civil Society Development Foundation, as the leader of the consortium, with the Romanian Environmental Partnership Foundation, Resource Center for Roma Communities, PACT Foundation and Frivillighet Norge.
2 new calls for projects with a total value of 16,4 mil Euro financed through Research Programme 2014-2021
Two new calls for proposals for projects in the Research Programme, financed through EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021, have been launched today.- Call for proposals for collaborative projects with a budget of 16.312.500 Euro;- Call for proposals for mobility projects with a budget of 70.000 Euro.
Apelul de proiecte pentru cooperare în învăţământul universitar s-a deschis
Apelul de proiecte pentru cooperare în învăţământul universitar s-a deschis
A new education programme in Romania financed through EEA grants
Today it was the official launch of the Education Programme 2014-2021, in the presence of Her Excellency Lise Nicole Kleven Grevstad, the Ambassador of Norway in Romania and Mr.Marius Nica, minister delegate for European Funds
The Implementation Agreement for the Education, Scholarships, Apprenticeships and Youth Entrepreneurship Programme 2014-2021 was signed
Marius Nica, the delegate minister for European Funds, signed on November 21st the Implementation Agreement for the Education, Scholarships, Apprenticeships and Youth Entrepreneurship Programme 2014-2021.
Summary of programs funded by the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021
Please access the link below in order to consult the summary of Programmes funded by the 2014-2021 EEA and Norway Grants
Lauching of calls for proposals continues Education, Scholarships, Apprenticeships and Youth Entrepreneurship Programme
Details regarding the call for Preparatory visits intended for initiation and preparation of projects for the new Education Programme can be found here
The second call for proposal was launched today Travel Support – PA12 Programme Energy
The objective is to facilitate establishment of bilateral partnerships between the donor states and Romania with the intent to prepare joint project applications for the upcoming calls under the Programme. The applications for the support are directly evaluated by Innovation Norway...
The first agreements for Technical Assistance and for the Fund for Bilateral Relations within EEA and Norway grants 2014-2021 were signed
After less than one year from the signature of the Memoranda of Understanding on the implementation of the financial mechanisms for EEA and Norway grants 2014-2021, which marked the end of the negotiations between Romania and the Donor States, Mrs. Rovana Plumb, minister-delegate for European Funds signed today, the 23rd of August 2017, the first agreements for Romania, as follows: ...
The first call 2014-2021 is launched!
Under the framework of The Programme “SMEs Growth Romania”, Innovation Norway is releasing a Call for Travel Support with an available budget of EUR 50,000.The objective of the Travel Support is to facilitate establishment of bilateral partnerships between the Donor States and Romania with the intent to participate in the upcoming call(s) under the programme. Travel grants up to EUR 1,500 are available to businesses from Romania, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
10 ani de cooperare între România și Norvegia în cadrul Granturilor SEE și norvegiene
10 ani de cooperare între Peste 800 de proiecte au fost finalizate cu succes în cadrul Granturilor SEE și norvegiene, în aprilie 2017, în domenii precum sprijinirea afacerilor ecologice, cercetare, justiție și afaceri interne, reducerea sărăciei și incluziune socială. Granturile SEE și norvegiene sprijină dezvoltarea socială și economică a României, precum și relațiile bilaterale și cooperarea dintre România și Norvegia, Islanda și Liechtenstein încă din anul 2007.
Day Centers for 500 children
At the beginning of this month, we were telling you about the inauguration of 3 centers for children developed through the EEA Grants 2009-2014. These projects are part of a larger programme which includes 14 centers all over the country.
Guvernul României a aprobat cadrul financiar pentru implementarea Granturilor SEE și Norvegiene 2014-2021
Guvernul României a aprobat, în şedinţa de vineri, 05 mai 2017, Ordonanța de Urgență privind gestionarea financiară a fondurilor externe nerambursabile aferente Mecanismului financiar Spaţiul Economic European 2014 - 2021 şi Mecanismului financiar norvegian 2014 – 2021.
The EEA and NORWAY Grants Fund For Youth Employment
The Fund aims to support transnational project initiatives that promote sustainable and quality youth employment.€60 million has been set aside for projects under this Fund. Please see Call for Proposals for more information. Deadline 1.08.2017
Final of the project implemented by NAFA in partnership with Tax Norway
The partnership between the two institutions was carried out within the project "Improving integrity in the National Agency For Fiscal Administration through institutional cooperation and capacity building" and also benefited from the expertise of the General Secretariat of the Government (GSG).The project purpose was to increase the administrative capacity of the General Directorate for Integrity (GDI) within NAFA and to raise awareness among NAFA's employees and the Romanian society in general...
The second programme finalized in the 2009-2014 EEA and Norway programming period
The final conference was organized today by the National Agency for Community Programmes in the field of Education and Vocational Training as a Programme Operator.The results obtained are substantial: 436 students and teaching staff outgoing mobility and 72 incoming mobility, as well as 12 inter-institutional cooperation projects and 24 preparatory visits – more info about the impact of this programme you can find here: http://www.see-burse.ro/docs/2009_2014_Impact_Study.pdf.
A new project financed through EEA grants was finalized
The project Museum of Transylvanian Life was implemented between January 2015- April 2016 and it’s part of the Programme RO 12 – Conservation and Revitalization of cultural and natural heritage.
Proiectul pe care l-am derulat cu CNCAN a fost finalizat
Ieri în cadrul conferinței organizată împreună cu partenerii noștrii CNCAN, NRPA, IAEA am marcat finalizarea proiectului „Întărirea capacității de reglementare în domeniul siguranței nucleare și radiologice și al pregătirii și reacției la situații de urgență în România". A fost un proiect cu rezultate deosebit de importante pentru domeniul securității nucleare în România, bazat pe colaborarea și schimbul de bune practici între CNCAN și partenerii săi...
Întâlnire cu delegația Parlamentului norvegian
Întâlnire cu delegația Parlamentului norvegian
The Donors approved the Bilateral Guideline, the Guideline for Educational Programmes, and the Results Guideline.
The Donors approved the Bilateral Guideline, the Guideline for Educational Programmes, and the Results Guideline.All Guidelines and annexes can be found in the legal documents section on our website:http://eeagrants.org/Results-data/Documents/Legal-documents/Guidelines-mandates-and-strategy/EEA-and-Norway-Grants-2014-2021
Romania is the first country to sign the memoranda for the EEA and Norwegian Grants 2014-2021, amounting to a total of 502,5 million euros
Mr Cristian Ghinea, the Minister of the European Funds and Mrs Elsbeth Tronstad, State Secretary within the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, have signed today, October 13th, 2016, the Memoranda of Understanding under which Romania benefits of...
50 more Romanian businesses boosted with Norway Grants
50 Romanian companies and NGOs received 26 million euros funding for greening of existing industries, green innovation and green entrepreneurship through the “Green Industry Innovation” Programme, between March 2013 and April 2016.
The final version of Blue Book was published
On the 23rd of September 2016, the Financial Mechanism Committee approved the Regulation on the implementation of the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 and the Regulation on the implementation of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021...
Romania is the beneficiary state with the most advanced stage of negotiations on the implementation of the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021
Bucharest, September 12, 2016 – On September 9, 2016, at the headquarters of the Financial Mechanism Office in Brussels, the second round of negotiations for the EEA and Norwegian Financial Mechanisms 2014-2021 took place, which brought together representatives of the Donor states, the Financial Mechanism Office and the Ministry of European Funds, by means of a delegation led by Cristian GHINEA, the Minister of European Funds....
The Ministry of European Funds organised the Annual Meeting for the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014
Within the Annual Meeting for the EEA and Norway Grants, which took place yesterday at the Ministry of European Funds headquarters, the Donor States appreciated the progress made by Romania between 2015 and 2016: 830 projects have been contracted, the contracting rate has reached 95%, while the payments to projects have amounted to 67%...
Launched for consultation
On the 27th of May, the draft „Blue Book" was launched for consultation until 8 July 2016. The „Blue Book" describes the agreed priority sectors and programme areas eligible for...
The non-reimbursable funds received by Romania through the Norwegian and EEA Financial Mechanisms for 2014-2021 increased with EUR 196 million compared to the former programming period.
On 3 May, both the Agreement for the EEA Financial Mechanism between the European Union and the EEA States and the Agreement on the Norwegian Financial Mechanism between Norway and the European Union for the period 2014-2021 were signed. ...
Monitoring visit of the projects financed under the EEA and Norway Grants
On 8th March 2016, the Minister of European Funds, Aura RĂDUCU participated in the monitoring visit of two projects in Bacau, financed under the EEA and Norway Grants. Delegation MFE was accompanied by HE Mrs. Tove Bruvik Westberg, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway in Romania, Ms. Sandie Blanchet (UNICEF Romania), as well as representatives of the Ministry of Justice (Programme Operator), ...
Monitoring visit of the project 'Establishing a therapeutic community centre for women in Gherla Prison'
The National Focal Point - Ministry of European Funds together with Programme Operator and Programme Partners representatives, have conducted on 3rd of March 2016 in Gherla, the monitoring visit of the project „Establishing a therapeutic community centre for women in Gherla Prison" financed under the Programme RO 23 – Correctional Services, including Non-custodial Sanctions. ...
Monitoring visit of the ASTRA Sibiu Museum project, with the occasion of the Cooperation Committee for the EEA Grants Programme RO12 - Conservation and Revitalisation of Cultural and Natural Heritage
The National Focal Point - Ministry of European Funds, Programme Operator - Ministry of Culture, together with the Donor Programme Partners from Norway and Norwegian Embassy representatives, have conducted on 23th February 2016 in Sibiu two activities:
Monitoring Committees for the EEA & Norway Grants - October 20, 2015
On 20th October 2015 took place at the Ministry of European Funds, Monitoring Committees for the EEA & Norway Grants. The role of these committees gathered for the monitoring and assessment of the two, EEA and Norway, financial mechanisms, is stipulated according to the provisions of chapter 4, Art. 4.4 in the Regulations for the implementation of the EEA and Norway grants 2009-2014. ...
Informal meeting between the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Norway, Mrs. Elsbeth Sande Tronstad, and the State Secretary of the Ministry of European Funds, Mr. Ciprian Necula
On September 29th, 2015, in Cluj Napoca, there was held the informal meeting between Mrs. Elsbeth Sande Tronstad, State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and Mr. Ciprian Necula, State Secretary in the Ministry of European Funds of Romania, National Focal Point for the Roma people in Romania, an appropriate opportunity for discussing the development stage of projects funded under the EEA and Norway Grants in Romania.
Events held within the RO18 Programme on 15th of September 2015
On 15 September 2015 were held in Vienna, a number of events organized by the entities involved in the implementation of the RO18 Programme - Capacity-building and Institutional Cooperation between Romanian and Norwegian Public Institutions, Local and Regional Authorities, financed within the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014, as follows
EEA and Norway grants for local development and increased inclusion of disadvantaged groups
The Romanian Social Development Fund (FRDS) is launching on Thursday, September 13, 2018, in an official framework the Programme "Local Development and Poverty Reduction, Enhanced Roma Inclusion", which will finance measures aimed at increasing the use of social services to disadvantaged groups and social inclusion of children and young people in risk, to contribute to combating school dropout, to developing integrated measures for Roma inclusion and to combating discrimination, to develop the capacity of central and local government to apply the principles good governance, respectively, to support the implementation of ECHR recommendations on respect for human rights in Romania.
The Programme "Local Development and Poverty Reduction, Enhanced Roma Inclusion" (Local Development) is funded through the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 and is implemented by the Romanian Social Development Fund in partnership with the Council of Europe and the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities has an overall budget of € 82,352,941 (including 15% co-financing by the Romanian Government).
In order to achieve the proposed objectives, in the period of 2018-2019 will be launched four calls for project proposals, namely:
1. Local development (10,090,640 euro), call for improvement of quality and access to social services (inclusive education, health, employment, etc.) of disadvantaged groups.
2. Children and young people at risk (8.581.978 euro), an appeal that promotes and supports inclusive education and equal opportunities, enhancing access to and use of educational services.
3. Inclusion of Roma (EUR 16,000,000), calling for the promotion of social inclusion, combating discrimination and racism, promoting intercultural exchanges and strengthening development capacity in communities with a high percentage of ethnic Roma.
4. Human rights (EUR 5,868,529), an appeal to national public entities to implement the recommendations issued by the ECHR after 2015 on the rights of persons with disabilities, the rights of national minorities, the rights of inmates, children's rights and women's rights in Romania.
Financing under the Programme shall also be provided by means of two small grants schemes, namely:
- Priority Interventions for Roma Inclusion (€ 1,647,059), a call which shall provide emergency funding to improve the social and educational facilities for children and young people, increase of access to health services, improvement of living conditions, facilitate the issuance of identity papers, ensure social and legal support for victims of evictions, promotion of intercultural exchanges, etc.
- Support for Local Development (€ 1,000,000), a call which shall provide the financing of local authorities in order to increase their capacity to apply for other financing, respectively for technical assistance services for the preparation of technical documentation and obtaining the necessary legal approvals for investments / measures aiming at local development in poor areas
To help strengthen bilateral relations between Romania and Donor States, the Programme supports cooperation, partnerships and exchange of experience between Romanian entities and entities from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway operating in the Programme areas.
Specific details about the Local Development Programme are available on www.frds.ro and on the Facebook page of the Programme.
The monitoring visit at the conference organized for the completion of a project implemented by ARCUB
The monitoring visit of a project funded under the EEA Grants and implemented by Hăghig Mayoralty, Covasna County
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