European Economic Area Financial Mechanism (MFEEE – EEA Grants)
Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have signed a new cooperation agreement with Portugal under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021, for € 102.7 million has been allocated to six programmes and funds from a total of €2.8M for 15 countries. A substantial part of this funding is earmarked for efforts to promote blue and green growth.
Portugal is the sixth country to beneficiary country to sign the MoU and the financing period goes until 2024.
In alignment with the main priorities of the Portuguese Ministry of the Environment special concern shall be given to: Circular Economy with particular relevance to the building sector; Portugal Living Labs for low carbon in larger cities; National Biosphere Reserves and pre-defined project in Climate change adaptation in river basins.
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On the 18th of July more than 50 participants attended a workshop consultation meeting, including 38 participants from 26 stakeholders’ entities such as independent bodies/ sectoral associations from private sector (companies, agriculture, construction, ONG for environment); Decentralised agency of the national government endowed with financial and administrative autonomy (one for each region plus one for Sustainable and Resource Use Efficient Programme); Public institutes, within the scope of the Portuguese Ministry of the Environment; Public institutes, within the scope of the Portuguese Ministry of the Economy; Public institutes, within the scope of the Portuguese Ministry of the Economy and Ministry of Science and Technology; Public institutes, within the scope of the Portuguese Ministry of Science and Technology; Public institutes, within the scope of the Portuguese Ministry of Agriculture; Associations for Municipalities and parishes. Read more