„Working together for a green, competitive and inclusive Europe“

The Ecohydrological Restoration of Peatlands in the Carpathians is implemented  as part of the  Programme „Climate change mitigation and adaptation“ which designated as the Operator of the Programme is the Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic.

The implementation of the programme is supported by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism (EEA FM) and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism (NFM) by financial contribution of 85%. The Slovak national budget contributes up to 15 %. More information about the program can be found at www.minzp.sk/eea/.

If you want to know more about programmes and projects financed by the Norway Grants in Slovakia, visit www.norwaygrants.sk.

The Norway Grants represent Norway’s contribution towards a green, competitive and inclusive Europe.

Through the Norway Grants, Norway contributes to reducing social and economic disparities and to strengthening bilateral relations with beneficiary countries in Central and Southern Europe and the Baltics.

Norway cooperates closely with the EU through the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). Together with the other donors, Norway has provided €3.3 billion through consecutive grant schemes between 1994 and 2014.

Norway Grants are financed solely by Norway and are available in the countries that joined the EU after 2003. For the period 2014-2021, the Norway Grants amount to €1.25 billion. The priorities for this period are:

#1 Innovation, Research, Education,  Competitiveness and Decent Work

#2 Social Inclusion, Youth Employment and  Poverty Reduction

#3 Environment, Energy, Climate Change and  Low Carbon Economy

#4 Culture, Civil Society, Good Governance and  Fundamental Rights

#5 Justice and Home Affairs

All projects are co-financed by the State Budget of the Slovak Republic in the amount of 15%.