15 Dec 2017

Continued support to civil society in Latvia

€8.5 million allocated to the Civil Society programme in Latvia. Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have signed a new cooperation agreement with Latvia under the EEA Grants 2014-2021. 

In the agreement the three donor countries have allocated €8.5 million, out of a total of €102,1 million, to the Civil Society programme in Latvia under EEA Grants.


24 Feb 2017

Avslutningskonferanse for NGO-programmet i Latvia

9. mars 2017 arrangeres avslutningskonferansen for NGO-programmet under EØS-midlene i Riga, Latvia. Programoperatøren inviterer interesserte norske organisasjoner til å delta på arrangementet.

16 Feb 2017

Together for children. SOS Children’s Villages approach to the EEA and Norway Grants

How does a network of sister organizations such as SOS Children's Villages from Norway, Latvia, Bulgaria, Romania cooperate through the EEA and Norway grants to improve the lives of children?

27 Sep 2016

Norsk-latvisk samarbeid for å bedre diabetesomsorg

70 barn får årlig diabetes type 1. i Latvia. Alle må gjennom en 5 dagers opplæring av en diabetessykepleier ved barnesykehuset i Riga. Dette er landets eneste diabetessykepleier. Et samarbeidsprosjekt mellom Diabetesforbundet og den latviske Diabetesføderasjonen under NGO-programmet sikter på å endre denne situasjonen.

19 Jun 2015

15 final projects approved in the NGO Program in Latvia

Supported project activities cover the entire territory of Latvia in two thematic areas: social sector activities and development of cohesive society activities.

20 Apr 2015

15 new projects approved through the NGO program in Latvia

On November 3, 2014 Society Integration Foundation announced open call for proposals under "NGO Project Measure" of the EEA Grants 2009-2014 programme "NGO Fund" in Latvia. This was the third open call of micro projects and the last one in the program.

20 Mar 2015

Support for EuroPride Riga 2015

18 March the Norwegian Helsinki Committee sent a letter to the Latvian Prime Minister Mrs. Laimdota Straujuma, expressing our concern that the Latvian organisation Association Antiglobālisti attempt to use legal loopholes to prevent EuroPride from taking place in Riga in 2015. The loophole is of an administrative nature.

16 Mar 2015

Checkpoint – the first place offering consultations and disease testing in Latvia, celebrates its one year anniversary

On 5th March, 2015 Checkpoint – the first place offering consultations and testing in Latvia for men having sexual relationship with other men, celebrates its first year of foundation. The aim of the Checkpoint is to increase the number of men who regularly undergo medical examinations and start immediate treatment, if necessary, thus reducing the number of undiscovered or late detected cases of disease.


16 Mar 2015

“Not to spend, but invest…” The Norwegian and EEA grants ensure important progress in research of civil society and create social connections in Latvia

In January, 2013, Civic Alliance – Latvia, Latvia’s largest umbrella organization started implementation of a pre-defined project “Improvement of Support and Monitoring System for Sustainable Development of Civic Society in Latvia” in the program “NGO Fund," which is funded by the EEA and Norwegian Financial Mechanism. The overall goal of the project is to strengthen sustainable development of civic society in Latvia. The goal of the program "NGO Fund" is to strengthen civic development of society and to strengthen support to social justice, democracy and sustainable development.

06 Mar 2015

Closing the gap between civil society and decision-makers

As policies are being developed, civil society organizations across Europe feel the need to be involved in this process in order to ensure the relevance and effectiveness of the policies in the everyday life. The NGO Forum Riga 2015 has given the opportunity to these organizations to come together and develop a road map for their involvement.