The 1st EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 Annual Meeting took place at the Ministry of Finance on November 21, 2018. The Annual Meeting was attended by the representatives from the donor states (Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland), among others by Mrs Pia Gjesme Holm, from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, H.E. Robert Kvile, Ambassador of Norway in Prague, Ms Helen Lorez from the Diplomatic Representation of Liechtenstein in Brussels, H.E. Thórir Ibsen, Ambassador of Iceland to the Czech Republic, as well as by representatives of the Financial Mechanisms Office. The meeting was opened by the Deputy Minister of Finance of the Czech Republic, Mrs Lenka Dupáková. From the czech side was the meeting attended by representatives of the National Focal Point, the Certifying Authority, the Audit Authority, the Programme Operators and last but not least the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
At the meeting were discussed issues related in particular with the preparation of individual programmes, setting up of the management and control system, the bilateral cooperation between the Czech Republic and the donor states, publicity, etc.
An important point of the meeting was the signing of the Programme Agreement of the Education Programme, which was signed as first of all the programmes.
The Minutes from the 1st Annual Meeting including annexes are published below.