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Last updated: 20.10.2011 //

Norway and EU enjoy good and close relations, although Norway is not a member of the European Union. Norway is a part of the Internal Market through the EEA Agreement and is an assosiated member of Schengen.

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Last updated: 08.06.2009 //

 

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09.01.2012 //

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.

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Norway takes part in INTERREG-programmes. Kristiandsand and Lillesand takes part in an innovation network. 
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06.01.2012 //

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.

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12.04.2011 //

Under the EEA Agreement, Norway takes part in all EU programmes and activities in the field of research.

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Last updated: 04.04.2014 //

Norway’s financial contributions include funding to reduce disparities in Europe and contributions to the budget of EU programmes and agencies we participate in.

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09.01.2012 //

As a non-member of the EU Norway is not part of the Economic and Monetary Union. However, Norwegian authorities have regular contacts with representatives from EU member states and the European Commission on economic and monetary matters, both at political and at administrative level.

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21.12.2011 //

Through the EEA Agreement Norway participates in most of the EU programmes in the field of education, training and youth. Students from primary education to universities take part in the exchange programmes. Norway also takes part in horisontal activities such as peer learning activities and progress reports.

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06.04.2011 //

Justice and home affairs (JHA) is one of the most dynamic areas of political cooperation in the EU. Norway participates in central parts of the justice and home affairs cooperation through the Schengen and Dublin agreements and various other agreements. Norway also participates in the JHA cooperation through the EEA agreement, specifically through the Civil Protection Mechanism. Measures under...

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