We are pleased to inform you that within the framework of the Norway Grants, the Call for Proposals under the “Social Dialogue – Decent Work” programme is open for 11 Beneficiary States on the following link: https://www.innovasjonnorge.no/DecentWork

 The objective of the Programme is strengthened tripartite cooperation between employer organisations, trade unions and public authorities and the promotion of decent work. It will support social dialogue and contribute to ensure that Beneficiary Countries are better equipped to deal with the challenges following high unemployment and to establish decent work practices, in close cooperation with Norwegian partners.

 Beneficiary States include Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. Cyprus and Hungary will be eligible as soon as the respective agreements are signed with these countries. 

 Applicants for funding must be constituted as legal entities in the Beneficiary States or Norway. All information regarding the eligibility conditions is included in the Call text. The deadline for submitting applications is Thursday 7 February 2019, at 13.00 local time. 

 Please also be reminded about the possibility to apply for Travel Support under the Programme. The objective of this support is to facilitate establishment of bilateral partnerships between eligible entities in the Beneficiary States and Norway with the intent to prepare joint project applications under the Call for proposals.  All necessary information including the eligibility conditions and the Call text for Travel Support is available on the above link.

 Innovation Norway is the Fund Operator for the Programme, and all queries should be addressed to the following email address:  decentwork [at] innovationnorway [dot] no