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Approved initiatives

New initiative applications are no longer accepted as there is no more Bilateral funding available

No.TitlePromoterPartner(s)Implementation periodApproval dateFunding, euro
1.Building Resilient Media and Inquisitive Audiences in the Baltic StatesBaltic Centre for Media Excellence1)Norwegian Journalism Institute 2)Norwegian media organization ‘’April 2019 – June 202318.01.2019400 000
2.3D scanning and new technologies in cultural heritage managementNational heritage board of LatviaNorwegian directorate of Cultural HeritageOctober 2019 – April 202518.01.2019.122 860
3.Participation in the Conversation Festival LAMPAMinistry of Finance of LatviaNorwegian Embassy in RigaJune 2019 –
July 2024
05.04.2019.90 000
4.Norway-Baltic Research Network. Critical Infrastructure: Institutional Coordination and Policy PreferencesLatvian Institute of International Affairs1) Norwegian Institute for International Affairs 2) International Centre for Defence and Security 3) Institute of International Relations and Political Science at Vilnius University (Lithuania)January 2020 – March 202218.07.2019.187 000
5.The international cycle of conferences with participation of Norwegian and Latvian experts on issues topical for correctional servicesThe Ministry of Justice of Republic of LatviaDirectorate of Norwegian Correctional ServiceApril 2022 – March 2025 19.09.2019. 98 700
6.Building public resilience through verified knowledge sources: a Latvian - Norwegian encyclopedic approachNational Library of LatviaStore Norske Leksikon of Norway (Digital Encyclopedia of Norway)September 2020 – December 2022 15.01.2020. 52 801
7.Building bridges between Latvian and Norwegian democracy festivals and municipalitiesFoundation for an Open Society DOTS Arendalsuka, Cēsis municipality, Arendal municipalityJune 2022 – December 2023 15.01.2020. 56 200
8.Public participation is the key to the future of democracyState Chancellery of the Republic of LatviaCitizens Foundation in Iceland, Latvian Civic AllianceOctober 2020 – October 202325.05.2020. 49 997
9.Strengthening Integrity and Transparency in Local Municipalities and in Cooperation With Private CompaniesTransparency International LatviaTransparency International NorwayNovember 2020 – September 202204.08.2020.49 249
10.Modelling of the Impact of Covid-19 on Public Health of Elderly People in Latvia and IcelandRiga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Statistics UnitUniversity of IcelandApril 2021 –
September 2023
27.10.2020.49 987
11.City sustainability monitoring for smart solution facilitationNGO "VEFRESH"1) Oppdal Municipality,
2) City Development Department of Riga City Council (Latvia)
March 2023 - July 202407.04.2021.49 995
12.Exhibition on Latgalian and Nynorsk: cooperation and experience creating modern digital solutionsNGO "Valodu muzejs" (Museum of Languages)1) Norwegian Museum of Written Culture (Stiftinga Nynorsk kultursentrum),
2) Latvian NGO "LgSC"
August 2021 -
February 2024
12.02.2021.48 680
13.The spread and dynamics of microplastic pollution in Latvian and Icelandic sea and lake waters – a new cooperation direction launch
Agency of Daugavpils University “Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology”
1) University of Iceland, Iceland
2) University of Turku, Finland
June 2022- April 202527.04.2022.

51 893
14.Assistance to Ukrainian refugees in LatviaNGO “”n/aJuly 2022 - December 202327.04.2022.
250 000
15.Promoting the experience of preserving historic buildings in Latvia and Norway “Old house, a new story”NGO "Coordination Center of Cultural Projects"Akershus Building Conservation CenterJanuary 2023 – April 202420.07.2022.53 390
16.Support measures in Latvia to tackle the European refugee crisis, primarily for the Ukraine civiliansOffice of Citizenship and Migration Affairsn/aOctober 2022 - December 202419.08.2022.
120 000

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