Photo: Astrid Sehl, MFA.Photo: Astrid Sehl, MFA

2016-05-21 Norway will provide NOK 208 million in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan in 2016, twice as much as in 2015. ‘There are still urgent humanitarian needs that are not being met. Eight million Afghans need protection and emergency assistance. Every single day so far this year almost a thousand people have had to flee their homes,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, who is...

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Photo: M.B. Haga, Utenriksdepartementet.

2015-05-19 Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende was taking part in the launch of the Nordic Microfinance Initiative (NMI) yesterday. This is a new Nordic cooperation venture involving private Norwegian investors and two state investment funds, the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund) and Denmark’s Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU). The first capital...

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Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

The Norwegian embassy, together with Beijing Sunshine Media Corp, organised the 2016 Sino-Norwegian Picture book seminar in the afternoon on May 18.

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The signing of the agreement by NORLA’s Director Margit Walsø and Frankfurt Book Fair’s Director Juergen Boo. 
Photo: NORLA.

2016-05-12 ‘The arts are a key element of the global exchange of ideas and opinions, and it is important for Norway to make its voice heard here. This is one of the Government’s priorities, and we are therefore delighted that Norway has been chosen as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2019,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Photo: Norgesskolen.

Norgesskolen tilbyr en sommerskole fylt med moro og læring.

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Photo: M.B. Haga, MFA.

2016-04-27 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is today signing a three-year agreement with Save the Children on education in situations of crisis and conflict. 'Support for education in crises and conflicts is more important than ever. In addition to signing this agreement, we are also giving NOK 63 million to Save the Children's education efforts in Syria and Iraq,' said Minister of Foreign Affai...

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Photo: Klubb Norge.

Klubb Norge Beijing, the Norwegian Club, has issued a invitation for the celebration of the Norwegian National Day in Beijing on May 17. The Norwegian National Day is celebrated on this day each year in commemoration of the signing of the Norwegian constitution.

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