The south-eastern Podkarpackie province has lost EUR 1.7 million in funding in Norway and EEA Grants after its regional assembly passed a resolution against “LGBT ideology”.
A contract for carrying out the Environment, Energy and Climate Change Programme was signed on Friday by the ministers of funds and climate and Norway's ambassador to Poland, securing Poland EUR 140 million from the Norway Grants for the programme.
Grants from the Norwegian and European Economic Area Funds are to be made available for bilateral projects in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy security and reducing climate change, Poland's Ministry of Climate announced on Friday.
The projects that receive grants are aimed at strengthening fundamental European values such as democracy, tolerance and the rule of law.
Small and medium-sized cities will get around PLN 500 million (ca. EUR 116 mln) from Norway grants for economic, social and environmental development, Investment and Development Minister Jerzy Kwieciński has said.
The Bundestag has awarded the Polish-German Foundation for the Protection of Cultural Monuments with EUR 0.5 mln grant for the renovation of the palace in Sztynort, northern Poland, the foundation's head Wojciech Wrzecionkowski told PAP on Thursday.