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Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende and Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. 
Photo: Endre Stiansen/Norwegian Embassy in Ethiopia.Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende and Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Photo: Endre Stiansen/Norwegian Embassy in Ethiopia

Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende today signed a strategic partnership agreement. ‘This is a historic step for Norway’s engagement in Africa,’ said Mr Brende.

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Photo: UD.

From 21 – 23 January 2015, the Norwegian Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence visited Geneva. They met with a broad variety of organizations seated in Geneva and the program covered issues related to human rights, humanitarian crises, international trade issues in the WTO and EFTA, global health, disarmament, and protection of education and health personnel in armed...

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For å gi et innblikk i hvordan en praktikants hverdag kan arte seg, har vi intervjuet et knippe praktikanter ved delegasjonen i Genève høsten 2014.

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2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipients Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai. 
Photo: (Kailash Satyarthi) Senado Federal. (Flickr)/(Malala Yousafzai) Prime Minister’s Office (Flickr).

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 has been awarded the Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and the Pakistani children’s education activist Malala Yousafzai.

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Press release by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 8 October 2014.

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Photo: Nina Herland/UD.

Students from the UN Academy, a folk high school located in Ringsaker, Norway, was given an introduction to how the Norwegian Mission work towards the UN in Geneva, as they visited the Mission on 4 November 2014.

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In the development budget, presented on 8 October, the Government proposes an significant increase in allocations for humanitarian and emergency aid, health and vaccines and human rights.

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Press release from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 8 October 2014: The Government intends to increase the Norway’s budget for 2015 to NOK 32.5 billion. This is an increase of more than NOK 1 billion compared with 2014. Priority is given to education, humanitarian assistance, health and vaccination, private sector development, climate change and human rights. These are key areas for...

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Photo: CERN.

60 years after the world’s leading scientists gathered around the idea of bringing the world together through science; CERN – the European Organization for Nuclear Research – was celebrated by official delegations from 35 countries on 29 September 2014.

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