News story | Date: 2017-06-02 | Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Norway contributes to strengthening the civil society sector in Europe. What has been achieved so far and which opportunities are available for Norwegian actors to get involved in partnership projects?
During the conference we will focus on the importance and role of civil society in any democracy. We will also highlight some of the results achieved so far and launch the new Active Citizens Fund.
When? Tuesday 6 June from 09:30 to 14:30
Conference: Working Together for a Strong Civil Society in Europe
See recorded broadcast
09:35 Opening address Frank-Bakke Jensen, Minister of EEA and EU Affairs
09:45 Key note speech Michael O’Flaherty, Director Fundamental Rights Agency
Discussion on civil society in Europe and its role to secure democracy and fundamental rights.
11:00 Presentation of results from EEA Grants 2009-2014
13:30 Launch: Active Citizens Fund 2014-2021