Programme Cultural diversity and cultural Exchange, within the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009-2014

The EEA Grants provide funding to 15 EU countries in central and southern Europe. €1.79 billion were set aside under the EEA and Norway Grants for the period 2009 to 2014 to contribute to the reduction of economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area.

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Madrid was the Programme Operator for the Programme: “Cultural diversity and cultural exchange”, implemented through an open call were 141 projects applied.

The aim of the Programme was to promote a greater understanding of cultural diversity and to stimulate cultural cooperation between cultural entities and cultural players in Spain and the three Donor States within the EEA Grants (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Spain

Spain, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, 2013