This report highlights Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway’s contributions to a green, competitive and inclusive Europe in 2019.
During 2019, our main focus was on programme development and implementation, planning results, launching our first calls and strengthening our partnerships. By doing so, we have now set the foundation for future success and long-term impact. 2019 was also marked by the 25 years since the European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement entered into force.
Developing our programmes
- We held 116 stakeholder consultations as the first step in the preparation of our programmes.
- We launched 96 funding opportunities, bringing the total number of published calls since 2017 to 149.
- We finalised 95 concept notes detailing the programmes and their context; which societal challenges we address, and the results we aim to achieve.
- We organised over 30 events, including conferences, seminars and info sessions to raise awareness about the Grants.
Planning our results
- 200.000+ People will get involved in civil society organisation activities
- 700.000+ Tons of estimated annual CO2 emissions will be reduced, equivalent to annual CO2 emissions from approximately 400 000 cars
- 300 New products/technologies will be developed
- 1600+ Researchers will be supported
- 1600+ Projects involving cooperation with a Donor Project Partner will be funded
Fund for Youth Employment
2019 has been an active year for the 26 projects funded under the Fund for Youth Employment. Youth from 25 countries, including Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom, took part in activities across Europe to tackle youth unemployment. The first Annual Thematic Seminar was held in Brussels in November 2019, bringing together 56 project partners… Details here.