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Capacity-building and institutional cooperation with Norwegian public institutions, local and regional authorities

Well-functioning public institutions contribute to social and economic development. Developing public sector capacity through cooperation is an important activity within many programmes supported by the Grants.

Norway supports specific capacity building programmes in seven counties. These programmes aim to improve the skills of public sector employees, enhance the quality of services and strengthen cooperation between public institutions and local and regional authorities.

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For applicants

Funding is available for entities registered in the seven beneficiary countries. These may include, inter alia, public institutions and local and regional authorities.

For partners

Several Norwegian organisations are involved in donor programme partners including the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities in Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia and Lithuania, the Norwegian Agency for Lifelong Learning in Hungary and the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority in Romania. They can assist Norwegian entities who wish to get involved as partners.

Project partnerships between entities in the donor and beneficiary countries are also encouraged. 

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Calls for proposals

Each programme funds a variety of projects. Projects are selected following calls for proposals organised by the programme operator in each country.

Ongoing calls for proposals under this programme area

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There are no further calls for proposals

Project stories, news and features

 

Smart governance for Latvian local authorities

18.06.2014

“This project will stimulate local government to take more initiative, improve their work and achieve a more efficient use of the resources,”explains Andris Jaunsleinis, Chairman of the Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments.

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