2016-12-19 ‘I am pleased that we can announce the full normalisation of our political and diplomatic relations with China here in Beijing today. This joint statement opens up many opportunities for cooperation. We have already agreed to immediately resume negotiations on a free trade agreement,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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2016-12-20 ‘Norway will play an active and constructive role in the UN Peacebuilding Commission. We will use our experience in the areas of conflict prevention, mediation and peacebuilding to strengthen the UN’s work to promote peace and development,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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2016-12-29 Norway has substantially increased its assistance for the Syrian crisis in 2016. ‘The war in Syria is affecting millions of people and has ramifications for the whole world. Norway has been at the forefront of efforts to mobilise more international aid, and we have provided NOK 2.7 billion ourselves this year. This funding is helping to save lives and provide schooling for children a...

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2016-12-23 The World Bank is stepping up its fight against poverty. From July 2017 to June 2020, Norway will provide NOK 2.7 billion to the World Bank’s Fund for the Poorest, the International Development Association (IDA).

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Norges generalkonsulat i Shanghai har ledig engasjement(er) som saksbehandler i visumseksjonen. Vi søker 1-2 personer til vår visumseksjon for perioden april - september 2017.

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To celebrate the Arctic Council’s 20-year jubilee this year the Royal Norwegian embassy in Beijing arranged an Arctic Seminar event in Beijing on December 6. The seminar, titled «Arctic Explorers of Today», featured three prominent polar experts from Norway and USA and marked the launch of the Chinese translation of Norway’s Arctic Strategy policy paper.Crowd participation was both great and...

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Norgesskolen is open to children/youth from 9 to 18 years of age from all around the world. Students receive instruction in the Norwegian language, social studies and history. Norgesskolen is carried out from July 15th to August 1st 2017 in beautiful surroundings in Telemark county. The students stay in dormitories at Sagavoll school and are able to use all the facilities at the school.

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