05 Aug 2014

Ladies from all over the world are changing the face of Lithuania

Migrants constitute only 1% of the Lithuanian population. Despite the low number, Lithuania is one of the most unfriendly societies for foreigners in Europe. There is a stable increase in nationalistic and racist messages in Lithuanian public discourse.

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06 Aug 2014

Disabled emigrants? Developing temporary respite service in Lithuania instead

"I got to know that the child whom I was expecting would have problems only during the last ultrasound check when it was only one and half month left to giving birth. It was a catastrophe. I can't deny I had a lot of different thoughts, says Neringa Bulotaite, who is famous on the stage by more than one impressive role. Now when curtains are down and applause stops, one more constant role is waiting for her – it is being a mother of a sixteen year old girl who has special needs since birth.
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01 Aug 2014

Lithuania among the countries where whistleblowers are poorly protected

The protection of whistleblowers is poor in Lithuania. A project by Transparency International Lithuania and Transparency International Norway seeks to address this. 

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28 Jun 2014

From institutional care for Lithuanian children to family and community-based alternatives

In Lithuania, almost 2 per cent of children are deprived of parental care and more than a third of these children are in institutional care. Lithuania lacks complex community-based services, and relies instead on institutional care. An EEA Grants project in Lithuania is currently improving the situation for these children. 

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30 Jun 2014

Sexuality Education for Teens in Cyprus

'I'M SET!' is an 18-month bilateral cooperation project between Cyprus and Norway. The project aims to promote the sexual rights of teens through the implementation of mandatory human rights based Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in middle schools in Cyprus.
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21 Jun 2014

Creating a climate platform in Romania

In Romania, and in the rest of South East Europe, climate changes represent one of the top challenges. Specific measures are lacking as the awareness is still low and stakeholders do not understand or act accordingly. The EEA Grants project Climate Forum intends to create dialogue between stakeholders and provide specific expertise for enhancing a sustainable future.
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19 Jun 2014

Sharing experiences and methods in drug rehabilitation

With the support of the EEA Grants, a Hungarian clinical psychologist is currently in Norway to learn more about drug rehabilitation.

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31 May 2014

Private-public partnership for better Roma community development

During a matchmaking event in Romania in November 2013, the Romanian NGO Association for Inclusion and Social Development Gorj and the Nordstrand Rotary Club of Norway met for the first time and got the opportunity to discuss and explore opportunities for joint cooperation. Half a year later, the mobility project "Together We Are Stronger" was a reality. The project was funded through the Bilateral grants of the Romanian NGO Programme under the EEA Grants.

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23 May 2014

Creating an inclusive and barrier-free society in Estonia

Through advocacy, the Estonian Chamber of Disabled People and their partners will improve the accessability and usability of buildings in Estonia. 

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28 May 2014

Improving services for victims of human trafficking in Romania

Romanian and Norwegian organisations team up to improve the services provided to victims of human trafficking in Romania. 

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