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Launch of the implementation of the financial mechanisms and holding of Kick off meetings
Launch of the implementation of the financial mechanisms and holding of Kick off meetings
The official launch of the Financial Mechanisms of the European Economic Area and the Kingdom of Norway for the period 2014-2020 was celebrated at the Norwegian Residency in Zagreb on Thursday, September 20th.
Through the mentioned mechanisms projects worth EUR 103 million will be financed.

By sector, most resources are foreseen for the Local Development and Poverty Reduction Programme (EUR 25 million), followed by Innovation, Research, Education and Competitiveness Programme (EUR 22.46 million), Energy and Climate Change Programme (EUR 17 million), Justice and Home Affairs Programme (EUR 13 million), Civil Society Programme (EUR 8.5 million) and Social Dialogue Programme (466 thousand euros).
On the following day, on 21st September 2018, Programme Operators for three Programmes (Local development and Poverty Reduction, Energy and Climate Change, and Justice and Home Affairs) organised Kick off meetings for each programme, thus starting the programming process.