Photo: Ruhama Foundation.Photo: Ruhama Foundation

“We would like to have the road to school paved. When it rains it gets very muddy” was the message of a young Roma to the local mayor of his village. “We’d like to have internet also in our streets. Now the internet cable ends where the non-Roma district ends” stated a Roma youngster from another village.

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Innovation Norway has launched a second call for project proposals within the Green Industry Innovation Programme for Romania. The programme has made €9.5 million available in this round to support green projects and to increase the competitiveness of green enterprises in Romania. Applications must be submitted by 3 pm on 30 September 2014.  The Green Industry Innovation Programme is part of

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A new application round under the NGO Funding Programme is open. More than 9.7 million euro is available to NGO projects in various fields, such as active citizenship, social inclusion, human rights, environmental protection and more. This is the second call for proposals under the programme. The first call was launched in 2013 and made more than 20 million euro available to non-governmental...

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Oslo is gearing up for Oslo Innovation Week on October 13-17, with over 50 different events taking place across the Norwegian capital. Oslo Innovation Week is the largest innovation convention in Europe, making it a significant meeting place to discuss opportunities and practices for growth and innovation every year. Main themes for 2014 are MAKER, STARTUP, DESIGN and TECH – across a number of...

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The Writer’s Guild of Norway has issued the 2014 edition of the magazine Norwegian Drama Now. It contains information about the biggest things happening in Norwegian theatre right now, and introduces the reader to some of the most interesting contemporary Norwegian playwrights. Norway has many excellent writers, with plays performed in all corners of the world. In addition to supporting young...

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The Bilateral Fund at National Level under the EEA and Norway Grants is a flexible source of funding for various bilateral cooperation initiatives of interest to both Romania and the Donor States (i.e. Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).

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The jury of the Ibsen Awards has awarded the Romanian project “Hedda’s sisters. Empowering Women Theatre Artists in Romania and Eastern Europe”, by curator and theatre critic Cristina Modreanu, an International Ibsen Scholarship. The scholarship is of a total of NOK 200.000,- (app 23.700 euro). Modreanu's project places important emphasis on women's situation in contemporary theatre as well as ...

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Photo: EEA Grants.

A new indoor museum, a public entrance facility to the Open Air Museum, and the restoration of a Roma homestead are elements of a new project implemented with EEA Grants at the Astra Museum in Sibiu. The project will bring forward the cultural heritage of minorities to a broader public and it is the result of a cooperation between Astra Museum and the Museum of South Trøndelag, Norway.

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