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EEA & Norway Grants 2014-2021

The Agreement on the EEA Financial Mechanism for the 2014-2021 period was signed on 3 May 2016, with a total commitment of 1548.1 million euro. The Agreement on the Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the 2014-2021 period, with a total commitment of 1253.7 million euro, was also signed on 3 May 2016.

 

‘WORKING TOGETHER FOR A COMPETITIVE AND INCLUSIVE EUROPE’​
 
The overall objectives of the EEA and Norwegian Financial Mechanisms for the 2014-2021 are:
 
 
     To contribute to the reduction of economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area,
 
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     To strengthen bilateral relations between the Donor States and the Beneficiary States through financial contributions in the priority sectors.
 
 
 
 
Malta has received €8 Million from Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein after two separate Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) were signed on 1st February 2017 between the four countries on the Implementation of the EEA and the Norwegian Financial Mechanisms for the 2014-2021 programme period.  €4.4 Million were allocated under the EEA Financial Mechanism whilst €3.6 Million were allocated under the Norwegian FM.
 


 
 
 
Malta signed the Programme Agreement for the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 on 5 June 2018 at the Auberge d’Arragon, Ministry for European Affairs and Equality. Present at this ceremony were H.E. Margit F. Tveiten, Norwegian Ambassador for Malta, Hon. Aaron Farrugia, Parliamentary Secretary for EU Funds and Social Dialogue, Mr Paul Zahra, Permanent Secretary for EU Funds,  and the Bilateral Unit within the Funds and Programmes Division amongst other guests. H.E Margit F. Tveiten signed the Programme Agreement on behalf of the Donors and Ms Carmen Dalli, Director Programmes and Projects, signed it on behalf of the Head of the National Focal Point within the Funds and Programmes Division.
 
 
   

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EEA and Norwa​y Grants 2014-2021 Programme Launch
The Programme Launch for the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 was held on 12 September 2018. Present at this ceremony were H.E. Margit F. Tveiten, Norwegian Ambassador for Malta, Hon. Aaron Farrugia, Parliamentary Secretary for EU Funds and Social Dialogue, Mr Raphael Scerri, Director General at the Funds and Programmes Division, and the Bilateral Unit within the Funds and Programmes Division. Four projects shall be implemented under the EEA and Norway 2014-2021 Financial Mechanisms namely:
 
 
 
‘Reduction in social inequalities in health and the burden of disease’ implemented by the Ministry for Health, worth €2,407,059
 
 
 
‘Opportunity Knocks’ (OK) implemented by Appoġġ Agency within the Foundation for Social Welfare Services (FSWS), worth €941,176
 
 
 
‘Training of Local Council Staff in Principles of Good Governance, Transparency and Accountability’, for which a total budget allocation of €200,000 is earmarked additional to the sum of €1.1 million in grants for Local Councils in Urban Areas both led by the Department of Local Government, Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government
 
 
 
‘The Malta Maritime Museum: local development through cultural heritage’ implemented by Heritage Malta, worth €2,015,529
 
 

 

 

Presentations
 
     Memorandum of Understanding on the Implementation of:
 
 

 

     Priority sectors and programme areas 2014-2021​​​​​​​​​​​

     Bilateral Funds Agreement

 
 
     21 March 2019
     20 March 2018
 
Combined An​nua​l & Strategic Rep​orts of the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021​​
 

Manual of Procedures

 

     Annex 2- Financial Identification Form (PDF)
     Annex 3- Delegation of Authority Form (MSWORD)
     Annex 4- Documentary On-the-spot check Report (PDF)
     Annex 5- Follow-Up On-the-spot check Report (PDF)
     Annex 6- Report on new Irregularities (MSWORD)
     Annex 7- Report on measures taken regarding already reported Irregularities ( MSWORD)
     Annex 8- Project Progress Report(MSWORD)                                                                                                                                         
     Annex 9- Project Completion Report (MSWORD)
     Annex 10- Inventory Form (MSWORD)

 

Other ​Documents​​

 

     Financial Guidance 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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