Norwegian general the first female UN force commander

Major General Kristin Lund has been appointed military commander of the UN peace keeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), – the first female force commander of a UN peacekeeping operation. Major General Lund received her appointment during a meeting at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Monday. She will formally accept military command of UNFICYP on August 12, 2014. Her posting ...Full Article

Norwegian – Greek cooperation in the asylum field

A Greek and a Norwegian organisaton have been working together for many years, and are now hoping that the EEA Grants will provide them with the opportunity to continue ...Full Article

Bulgaria: Funding opportunity for development of project ideas

Organisations from the donor states (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and Bulgaria can now apply for up to 1500 euros to develop a joint project idea. The deadline is 14 ...Full Article

New impetus to promote youth employability and inclusion in Portugal

New calls for applications were opened in Lisbon this week. 400 portuguese NGO representatives were present to learn more about the second round for proposals, in which 4.5 million ...Full Article

Norwegian non-formal education methods introduced in Latvia

The Latvian non-governmental organisation Talent City is currently trying to introduce study circles in Latvia with the support of their Norwegian partner. The project “Democratic study circles” promotes a ...Full Article

Civil society projects to start in Slovenia

The Slovenian NGO programme aims at addressing concrete problems in society, like youth unemployment, decrease in participatory democracy, migrant workers, increasing poverty, discrimination, gender inequality etc. as well as ...Full Article