Civil servants in the Nordic and Baltic countries planning study visits or internships and networking in the Nordic-Baltic region are welcome to apply for funding from the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Public Administration. The next deadline for applications is 30 March 2013.
You can submit your application via the electronic application system NB8-Grants at www.nb8grants.org. The users of the mobility programme have given the e-system highest marks, finding it a user-friendly tool which makes the applying process easy, smooth and comfortable.
The number of the applications has been growing year by year. The programme received 88 applications in 2012. 68 applications were approved for granting with a total budget of 355 780 EUR.
3 project examples
"Historic greenery in Scandinavia and Lithuania", a successful cooperation project between Lithuania, Denmark and Sweden 2011, followed by an EU Danish Presidency conference in Vilnius May 2012. The project focused on the cultural heritage issues of the protected areas and sites, archaeological deposits and buildings, including architecture and greeneries.
"Documentation, characterisation and distribution of vegetatively propagated plant genetic resources", a fruitful network project between the Baltic countries, Finland, Norway and Sweden and the Nordic Genetic Resource Center (NordGen). The objective of the project was to introduce new users to the SESTO database implemented by NordGen, and to present the newly developed vegetatively propagated genetic resources module of the database.
"Strengthening the local and regional level of public administration between Estonia, Sweden and Finland", study visits from the Union of Local Municipalities of Võru County/Estonia to the municipalities in Finland and Sweden. "A very good example of cooperation between local municipalities is the case of emerging the social and health care institutions of two local governments after a 2-years period of preparatory work in Vesilahti in 2013, offering by this a better standard of services and governance," says the project manager Kertu Künnapuu from the Union of Local Municipalities of Võru County.
How to apply?
For your first reference go to www.norden.ee – read the guidelines and all information
Madis Kanarbik, Programme Coordinator Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Estonia (Programme Management Body) Phone + 372 7 423 625 E-mail: email@example.com Languages: English, Estonian, Swedish
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