THE FINANCIAL MECHANISM OFFICE HAS SELECTED FUND OPERATOR FOR THE FUND FOR YOUTH EMPLOYMENT AND THE FUND FOR REGIONAL COOPERATIONT
The Financial Mechanism Office has announced that Ecorys Polska has been selected as a Fund Operator for the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment and the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation. The company has an office in Bulgaria and will manage a total of 100 million Euro in priority fields.
The EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment will be made available to transnational projects addressing youth employment involving the beneficiary countries and Ireland, Italy and Spain. The EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation will support transnational cooperation to address European challenges across the priority sectors of the EEA and Norway Grants, in particular in the areas of knowledge sharing, policy exchange of best practice and institutional capacity-building. The Fund shall be made available to transnational projects involving beneficiary countries and the neighbouring third countries Albania, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine. Additionally, both funds can have project partners from the three donor countries.
More information can be found at the website of the FMO here.