Local Development And Poverty Reduction

The Local Development and Poverty Reduction programme aims to strengthen social and economic cohesion.

The Local Development and Poverty Reduction programme is financed by the EEA Financial Mechanism (EUR 25 million) and by the Norwegian Financial Mechanism (EUR 1 million). Republic of Croatia co-finances the Programme in the amount of EUR 4.6 million.

These grants provide funding for projects with a focus on strengthening support of equal opportunities for education of the elementary school pupils contributing to their future increased job prospects, including measures in:

  • natural sciences and mathematics
  • information and communications technology in education
  • inclusive education
  • entrepreneurship in skills development and increased job prospects
  • inclusive citizenship.

Special attention shall be given to vulnerable groups and less developed areas.

Programme Operator is the Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds and the Donor programme partner is Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education.

Within Norwegian Financial Mechanism one million euros of grant have been ensured for realization of the Project of implementation support of the National Development Strategy.

Programme Operator is the Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds and the Donor programme partner is Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education. Project Promotor is the Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds.

 

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SUPPORT BY SECTORS 2014 – 2021 (mil. eur.)

Local Development And Poverty Reduction

(total 30,6 mil. eur.)

EGP

82%25 mil. eur.

NOR

3%1 mil. eur.

National contribution

15%4,6 mil. eur.