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Correctional Services / 23.10.2020

Bilateral cooperation of the programme “Correctional Services” is planned for 2021

In October 2020 the representatives from Latvia and Norway met during the video conference to discuss further activities of bilateral cooperation of the Norway Grants for 2014–2021 programme “Correctional Services” and the project implementation*. Taking into account the restrictions for movement and organization of events as a result of COVID-19 pandemics, video conferences are a […]

Business Development / 20.10.2020

Norway Grants programme “Business Development, Innovation and SME’s” is open

On October 15, 2020 the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) launched the long – awaited Norway Grants programme “Business Development, Innovation and SME’s”. During the event, participants were introduced to the topics that cover main activities of the programme, areas to be supported, available funding and aid intensity. The programme was launched by […]

Research and Education / 20.10.2020

81 applications received from Latvia in the 3rd competition of the Baltic Research Program

On October 19, 2020, the submission of applications for international cooperation projects for the Baltic Research Program 3rd call of Latvian proposal has been completed. It received 81 applications from 23 Latvian research organizations. 28 research organizations from Norway, 11 from Estonia, 17 from Lithuania, 5 from Iceland, as well as one from Liechtenstein are […]

Research and Education / 15.10.2020

Equivalent evaluation in Baltic research program will be sequentially determined by quality and co-operation

On 15 October 2020 the State Education Development Agency (VIAA) explains that the Baltic research program, according to the Program Agreement Annex 1 4.2., in the case of equivalent evaluation awarded to the same project application, projects will be ranked in order of priority according to three criteria, including “Quality and efficiency of project implementation […]

Ziņas / 15.10.2020

Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau will enhance anti-corruption mechanisms

On 6th October this year, Jēkabs Straume, the Director of the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) and Ingūna Aire, Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of the Interior, signed an agreement on the implementation of the “Support for the establishment of a whistle-blowing system in Latvia” project. KNAB has received support for the implementation […]

Climate and Environment / 15.10.2020

Watch a video on the requirements of the Norway Grants programme’s Open Call “Mitigation of Risks Related to Historically Contaminated Sites”

The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development has published a video about the Open Call project application requirements of the Norway Grants programme “Climate Change Mitigation, Adaptation and Environment”. An informative video has been prepared for the project applicants of the Open Call “Mitigation of Risks Related to Historically Contaminated Sites” to help them […]

Local Development and Culture / 05.10.2020

Publication created on findings and recommendations for the creation of high-quality cultural events for children and youth

At a time when the quality of life of both individuals and countries is increasingly influenced by the ability to be creative, critically-thinking, innovative and collaborative, the role of cultural awareness and expression competence is growing worldwide. At the end of 2019 with the support of EEA Grants the Ministry of Culture of Latvia organized […]

Research and Education / 17.09.2020

Amendments have been made to the regulation of the 3rd project call of the Baltic Research Program

State Education Development Agency Republic of Latvia (VIAA) informs about the technical amendments made to European Economic Area and Norway (EEA / N) Baltic Research Program document “Guidelines for Project Applicants” Annex 2 of the regulations for the selection of Project Applications for the 3rd Call for Proposals. Annexe 2 of the Project Application Regulations, […]

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Ziņas / 04.09.2020

The Addiction Centre in Olaine has been opened

On 5 October 2016, the opening ceremony of the Addiction Centre of Olaine prison was held. The Addiction Centre is intended for inmates with addiction related problems and serves as a pioneer for positive changes in the overall penalty policy and the system of correctional services The opening ceremony was attended by the Minister of […]

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