Launch Conference of the Programme „Good governance“ funded by the EEA grants 2014-2021, was officially launched on 6 June 2019 in Prague. Within the programming period of 2014 -2021 more than 150 million CZK will be allocated to projects aimed at improvement of effectiveness and transparency of public administration in the Czech Republic in cooperation with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
The launch conference was organized by the Ministry of Finance as a program operator was attended by representatives of the Council of Europe, OECD or Transparency International, who presented the timeline of activities including expected date of the small grant scheme call in autumn 2019.
The goals of the Programme will be achieved by in total five pre-defined projects which will be implemented by various entities of the state administration of the Czech Republic. These include the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Interior or the Police of the Czech Republic. Within the small grant scheme other projects will be supported to strengthening involvement of citizens in decision-making on a local level.