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Correctional Services / 03.07.2020

In six EU countries with the support of the Norway Grants training carried out for the quality assessment of the correctional system

On 18 June 2020, a meeting of the Norway Grants International Working Group Evaluation and Indicators” took place, where representatives from Norway, Latvia and five other European countries met remotely. The Working Group first met in May last year in the United Kingdom, when a discussion was launched on the need to implement the Measuring […]

Correctional Services / 17.06.2020

Latvia shares experience with Bulgaria on implementation of a Norway Grants project

A trilateral experience exchange video meeting has been held between Norwegian, Bulgarian and Latvian partners implementing correctional services programmes supported by the Norway Grants. In Latvia, within the framework of a project supported by the Norway Grants, it is intended to design and build a Training centre and an open prison block of the Prison […]

Climate and Environment / 05.06.2020

€ 11 million will be available for remediation of historically polluted sites

On 5th of June 2020, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development (MEPRD) announces the Open Call supported by the Norwegian grant for the remediation of historically polluted sites. The aim of the Open Call is to implement at least three projects for remediation of historically contaminated sites with a view to improving the […]

Local Development and Culture / 04.06.2020

Nearly €12 million of EEA grant funding will be invested in Latvia’s regional development

Today, in May  22 an agreement enters into force between the Financial Mechanism Committee established by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia for the financing of the EEA grants programme “Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Cultural Cooperation” in Latvia. “Support for Latvian people in the regions is vital. This will be particularly important at the moment when we recover from the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis.The total programme allocation is 11,8 millions […]

Climate and Environment / 21.02.2020

With support of Norwegian grants climate change policy integration and remediation of historically contaminated sites will be improved

Climate change is affecting the sustainability of society, the potential for economic growth, conditions of ecosystems, and the quality of life of citizens. To address these challenges currently facing the world, including Latvia, two pre-defined projects will be implemented through Norwegian grants that will promote the integration of climate change policies into sectoral and regional […]

Ziņas / 05.12.2019

The European Economic Area and Norway grants will support researches, which addresses the major challenges of our region

The Programme Committee of European Economic Area (furthermore – EEA) and Norway financial instruments Baltic Research Programme (furthermore – Committee) on 21 November 2019 decided that research projects within Latvian open call for proposals in 2020 must address at least one of the topics under five priorities: Public health, e- health; Migration, social inclusion; Cyber security, public […]

International Police Cooperation / 05.12.2019

Capacity of institutions to prevent and combat economic crime in Latvia will be strengthened

On December 4, 2019, the Agreement of Programme “International Police Cooperation and Combating Crime” (hereinafter – Programme) was signed between the Ministry of Finance (as National Focal Point) and the Financial Mechanism Office. The aim of the Programme is institutional capacity strengthening for preventing and combating economic crime in Latvia, as well as inter-agency cooperation […]

Ziņas / 29.08.2019

The EEA and Norway grants will support researchers, students and academic staff in Latvia

On Tuesday, August 27, an agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia on the implementation of the European Economic Area and Norway Grants programme “Research and Education”. By spring 2024, the programme “Research and Education” (furthermore – […]

Ziņas / 12.07.2019

Implementation of the Norway Grants programme “Correctional Services” has started

On 22 March 2019, the Foreign Ministry of the Kingdom of Norway and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia signed the agreement on the implementation of the Norway Grants period 2014–2021 programme “Correctional Services” (hereinafter – programme) in Latvia. Within the framework of the programme, Latvian Prison Administration will implement project “Establishment […]

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