Norwegian-Hungarian project partner finder conference to support municipalities
Capacity Building Matchmaking Event - Visegrád
Submission of applications for „Bilateral activities in the Capacity Building and Institutional Cooperation Programme Area” Call is starting on 27th March 2017. Programme Operator supported eligible municipalities of less than 30 000 population cities with a Project Partner Finder event. More than 40 representatives of Norwegian and Hungarian institutions and organizations participated in the program.
The overall objective of Capacity Building and Institutional Cooperation Programme Area is reaching enhanced institutional capacity and human resource development in public institutions, local and regional authorities in Hungary through cooperation and transfer of knowledge and experience with similar institutions and authorities in Norway. Eligible applicants should be municipalities with a population below 30 000 people. As donor project partners, public sector institutions and non-profit organisations registered in Norway are welcome. Detailed Call for proposal and required annexes are available on the programme area subpage of EEA and Norway Grants’ Hungarian website.
Supporting the Call for “Bilateral activities in the Capacity Building and Institutional Cooperation Programme Area” the Programme Operator organized a Matchmaking Event on 20-21. March 2017, in Visegrád. Dr. Gergő Korponai, Head of Unit of Prime Minister’s Office welcomed the participants. Ms. Gunnbjorg Navik, representing Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) introduced the possibilities of project partnership from the Norwegian point of view. Ms. Katalin Sabján, from Hungarian National Association of Local Authorities presented Hungarian institutional structure and regulations. Mrs. Zsófia Barabásné dr. Zsemlye on behalf of International Development and Found Coordination Agency (IDEFA Co.), Implementing Agency of Hungarian EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014 gave a presentation on „Bilateral activities in the Capacity Building and Institutional Cooperation Programme Area” Call and operative application details. During the afternoon session of the event Hungarian participants were able to personally discuss project ideas with Norwegian partners.
Programme Operator is further supporting project partner finding with an online application: those Hungarian and Norwegian organizations interested in the Call or bilateral relation making are asked to register themselves in the Matchmaking E-catalogue and search in the constantly refreshing list of partner seekers.
Submission of applications for „Bilateral activities in the Capacity Building and Institutional Cooperation Programme Area” Call is starting on 27th March 2017 in NORA system.