Critical thinking and the exchange of free ideas, polylogue culture, free expression, and fair competition are the key features for the maturity of an open society.

Civic Engagement Initiatives
Promoting the values of an open society
Research and Advocacy

Strong civil society organisations are one of the key factors ensuring strong democracy in society.

Capacity Building Programme

According to the agreements between the EU and Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, at least 10 % of EEA Grants are allocated to the strengthening of civil society through the Active Citizens Fund.

Active Citizens Fund program
Regional initiatives
Bilateral cooperation