Tagged: European Economic Area

EEA and Norway Grants help protect the environment

The EEA and Norway Grants are making a difference and contributing to a better environment in the beneficiary states, reports  the Ministry of the Environment. About one quarter of the funding provided by Norway for the...

Cross-border workers get service centre in Kirkenes

Four Norwegian public authorities have established a joint service centre for foreign workers in the border town of Kirkenes. The centre is the first in Norway to serve cross-border commuters living in the Barents...

Crown Prince and Crown Princess visit Hungary

On Sept. 22 Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended the opening of Pannon House in Budapest, a new office building that aims to be the most environment-friendly in Hungary. Prior...

Free flow of labor from Eastern Europe

From May 1 workers from Eastern Europe my enter Norway without first having to obtain a work permit. Earlier they needed a work contract for full time employment for at least 12 months. Workers...

Norway #10 on Forbes “Best Countries for Business 2009”

The economic downturn that’s swept the globe has crushed financial markets, exploded unemployment and shaken confidence in the banking system. The disaster isn’t shared equally, though, writes Forbes. Some countries are in a much better position...