EEA/Norway Grants 2014-2021 (2018-2024)



The Education Department hosts the CoE’s role of International Partner Organisation in three programmes funded by the EEA/Norway Grants 2014-2021(2018-2024):

  • Bulgaria: “Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Enhanced Inclusion of Vulnerable Groups”
  • Romania: “Local Development and Poverty Reduction, Enhanced Roma Inclusion”
  • Slovak Republic: “Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Roma Inclusion”
  • Strategic advice and guidance to the programmes, in particular with regards to quality, inclusive education;
  • Advice on aligning programme activities with relevant CoE standards and approaches in view of strengthening their national implementation;
  • Advice on programme development and implementation bearing in mind the CoE’s human rights based project management methodology;
  • Participation in programme oversight bodies, selection committees, and key programme events to ensure quality programme delivery and compliance with regulations;
  • Facilitate the transfer of European experience to local stakeholders through CoE’s intergovernmental and expert networks.