Funding

The Estonian National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy is being laid down in the framework of European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 program’s “Integrated Marine and Inland Water Management” project “Elaboration of Estonia’s Draft National Climate Change Adapation Strategy and Action Plan”.

The total cost of the project is 427 500 EUR, of which 90.61% is the grant of the European Economic Area (EEA) and 9.39% is Estonian cofinancing. The cost of the project is made up of the cost of the eligible expenses.

The project is also supported by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 program´s “Integrated Marine and Inland Water Management” III open call. The open call has a budget of 708 819 EUR. More about the open call.

European Economic Area grants

Through the European Economic Area and Norway grants Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway help to reduce social and economic disparities and strengthen bilateral relations with European beneficiary states. These three countries are in close cooperation with the EU through the European Economic Area agreement.

During the years 2009-2014 the European Economic Area and Norway grants are administered in the amount of 1.79 billion EUR. Norway grants about 97% of it. Support is granted for NGO-s, research and academic institutions, and the public and the private sector in the 12 new EU member states, Greece, Portugal and Spain. Close cooperation with organizations from donor countries is ensured and projects are to be carried out until 2016.

The supported key areas are the protection of the environment, climate change impacts, research and scholarships, civil society, healthcare and children, gender equality, justice and cultural heritage.