On March 24, 2021, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development (MEPRD) in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture (MC), the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) and Arts Council of Norway is organizing an online opening event for the European Economic Area (EEA) grants Local Development and Culture programme. Municipalities, entrepreneurs, cultural workers, and other interested parties are invited to participate in the event to find out about the topicalities and available possibilities offered by the programme.
The event will be opened by the Minister of MEPRD Artūrs Toms Plešs, the Deputy State Secretary for Cultural Policy of MC Uldis Zariņš, and the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Latvia Kristian Ødegaard. The participants of the event will be introduced to the planned projects by the programme for business support, good governance and strengthening of social integration, as well as project competitions in the field of business and culture. During the event, there will be an opportunity to participate in an interactive competition about Latvia and Norway, and also about the programme.
The opening event will take place on the online platform Zoom from 11.00 to 13.00 (LV). Registration for the online event will be open until March 22, 2021, and registered participants will receive a Zoom event access link to their e-mail address. The event will also be streamed live on EEA and Norway Grants Latvia Facebook account. The event will take place in Latvian and English, and simultaneous translation will be provided for registered participants on the Zoom platform.
More information about the Local Development and Culture Programme is available here
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