Latvia

Key areas of support

  • Supporting reform of correctional services, including improving rehabilitation
  • Strengthening cooperation between local and regional authorities in Latvia and Norway
  • Realising green innovation business opportunities
  • Strengthening civil society
  • Improving environmental monitoring systems
  • Increasing intercultural awareness and dialogue with national minorities
2009-14 2004-09
Total allocation: €72.95 M Total allocation: €53.7 M
EEA Grants: €34.55 M EEA Grants: €19.7 M
Norway Grants: €38.4 M Norway Grants: €34 M

Programme overview

Click on the programme names below for key facts and information about each programme, calls for proposals, partnerships, projects and news. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages. Show all programmes

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Country facts

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  Latvia EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 64 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 4.1 0.1
Unemployment rate (%)* 10.8 10.2
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 19.6 22.2
Public debt (% of GDP) 38.2 85.4
Gender pay gap (%) 14.4 16.4
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 35.1 24.5
Human development index 26 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index* 19 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2013 except where * indicates 2014. Last updated in April 2015.

Calls for proposals

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Results from the previous funding period

Read about results in Latvia in the 2004-2009 funding period

Get involved

Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Latvia? Project partnerships between entities in Latvia and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.

View overview of the process to apply for grant support

View step-by-step how to find or become a project partner

See how you may participate under the bilateral fund

Check activities that are supported under the programmes in Latvia

Project stories, news and features

Annual report 2014-2015 out now

24.08.2015

Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are contributing to future growth and development in Europe through the EEA and Norway Grants. Our annual report gives you an insight into the progress and achievements over the past year.

A better future for prison inmates

14.08.2015

"People are really interested in creating a better future for inmates and staff," says director of the Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Service, Kim Ekhaugen. The Directorate is a donor partner in the programmes contributing to improving the correctional services and prison conditions in Romania, Lithuania, Latvia and Poland.

Making the Baltic Sea cleaner

04.08.2015

The Baltic Sea is one of the most heavily polluted seas in the world. More than one sixth of the sea is considered as a dead zone. In 34 days Latvia’s coastline was cleaned for marine litter.

Events in Latvia

Latvia: National Climate Policy Opening Conference

28 AUG

Location: Latvia

City / Venue: Riga Albert Hotel (Conference room “Space”), Dzirnavu street 33, Riga

Organiser: Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia

Abolition of Administrative Arrest in Latvia: Benefits and Alternatives

30 SEP - 01 JAN

Location: Latvia

City / Venue: Saeima (Parliament of the Republic of Latvia), Riga, Latvia

Organiser: The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia in collaboration with Saeima (Parliament of the Republic of Latvia), Correctional Services of Norway and the Council of Europe

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