Last updated: 08.06.2009 //
Financial services are covered by the EEA Agreement and Norway has implemented the relevant legislation of the EU in this field. Co-operation in the field of statistics is also covered by the EEA Agreement.
The EU regional policy is not a part of the EEA agreement. However, Norway has participated in EUs programme for funding of interregional cooperation, INTERREG, since 1996. The Norwegian participation is financed by the country’s own economic resource from national, regional and local level. Norway participates in INTERREG on almost equal conditions as the EU Member States.
Under the EEA Agreement, Norway takes part in all EU programmes and activities in the field of research.