The project “Opportunities and Challenges for Tertiary Educational System in Promoting Evidence-Informed Good Governance Society – ActiveGovEdu” benefit from a grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants.
The aim of the project is leading higher education initiatives and integration into global knowledge society by forming interdisciplinary skills and participatory democracy transversal competences.
Through the EEA Grants and Norway Grants, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway contribute to reducing social and economic disparities and to strengthening bilateral relations with the beneficiary countries in Europe. The three countries cooperate closely with the EU through the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA).
For the period 2009-14, the EEA Grants and Norway Grants amount to €1.79 billion. Norway contributes around 97% of the total funding. Grants are available for NGOs, research and academic institutions, and the public and private sectors in the 12 newest EU member states, Greece, Portugal and Spain. There is broad cooperation with donor state entities, and activities may be implemented until 2016.
Key areas of support are environmental protection and climate change, research and scholarships, civil society, health and children, gender equality, justice and cultural heritage.
|Donor State: Iceland
|Beneficiary State: Romania
|University of Iceland – Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) – http://fel.hi.is/english
|West University of Timisoara, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
|Timis County Youth Foundation
|Roma Women Association for our Children