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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 […]

Research and Education / 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 […]

Correctional Services / 09.09.2019

Fifth Cooperation Committee meeting of programme “Correctional Services” held in Oslo

From 9 to 11 September 2019 Oslo, Norway welcomed fifth Cooperation Committee meeting of Norway Grants (hereinafter – the NG) 2014-2021 programme “Correctional Services” (hereinafter – the Programme). On the Cooperation Committee meeting representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Finance, the Latvian Prison Administration, the State Probation Service, the Embassy of the […]

Research and Education / 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 – […]

Correctional Services / 11.07.2019

The implementation of project is launched in the frame of Norway Grants programme “Correctional Services”

On 28 June  2019 the application of predefined project “Establishment of training centre infrastructure and model prison blocks for training opportunities in the Olaine prison territory” (hereinafter – the project) was approved in the frame of  the Norway Grants (hereinafter – Norway Grants) programme “Correctional services” 2014–2021 period. Whereas, on 1 July  2019 the contract […]

Fund for bilateral relations / 28.06.2019

Latvian and Norwegian experts will be participating in the discussions on courage at the Conversation festival LAMPA

During this year’s Conversation Festival LAMPA on 28 and 29 June in Cēsis, the Ministry of Finance and the Norwegian Embassy in Latvia will be hosting participants with an extensive programme in the “Tent of Opportunities”. For the duration of two days, visitors to the tent will be invited to take part in discussions and […]

Correctional Services / 27.06.2019

The festival LAMPA will host conversation about work and reforms in process of training prison staff

Attending the festival LAMPA in Cēsis has become an awaited annual tradition in summer. Also this year, organizers of the festival which took place from 28 to 30 June 2019  have made a versatile and extensive program – various festival activities, reflections, discussions and conversations will take place on the theme “Courage”. At the festival the new […]

Fund for bilateral relations / 27.06.2019

Research planned to be performed in the field of critical infrastructure in the Baltic States and Norway

On Tuesday, 25 June, the Cabinet of Ministers has reviewed the informative notification prepared by the Ministry of Finance regarding the proposal on the initiative of the Fund for Bilateral Relations of the European Economic Area and Norwegian Financial Mechanisms 2014 – 2021. Proposal on the initiative of the Fund for Bilateral Relations “Norwegian and Baltic […]

Correctional Services / 15.05.2019

International cooperation has been launched on the introduction of a common methodology for assessing the quality and development of the correctional system

From 17 to 18 January 2019 in Bucharest, Romania the Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Service organized an international meeting for the Norway Grants programme partners from the beneficiary states and donor state, setting up three international working groups – “Education”, “Conference and Seminar” and  “Evaluation and Indicators”. The aim of the working groups is to […]

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