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  • World leaders to Oslo for Summit on Education for Development

    News story Published: 2015-07-03

    Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to gather support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. The Summit aims at mobilizing strong and renewed political commitment to reach the 58 million children who are still being denied their right to education, and to improve learning outcomes for those who attend school.

  • Norway to provide NOK 10 million in humanitarian aid to Myanmar

    Press release Published: 2015-07-03

    ‘There is great need for humanitarian assistance in Rakhine state in Myanmar. The UN estimates that between 80 000 and 90 000 people are internally displaced. Norway will therefore provide an additional NOK 10 million in humanitarian aid to the people in this area. This additional funding will be used for education and protection, as well as for meeting basic needs,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • Web TV Live streaming from Education Summit

    News story Published: 2015-07-02

    Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. Crown Prince Haakon will attend the opening of the Summit.

  • World leaders to Oslo for Summit on Education for Development

    Press release Published: 2015-07-01

    Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. Crown Prince Haakon will attend the opening of the Summit.

  • Documentary: Birds of a Feather - Stories from a conflict zone

    News story Published: 2015-07-01

    On the south-eastern edge of Europe, two communities remain divided on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, playing host to one of the longest UN peacekeeping missions.

  • Public hearing – Representative scheme of registration in the Norwegian VAT Register

    News story Published: 2015-07-01

    The Ministry of Finance has circulated a public consultation paper with a proposal to modernize the regulatory framework for businesses established abroad with VAT taxable supplies in Norway. The proposal will make it easier for this group to comply with their VAT obligations to a lower cost.

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  • Web TV Live streaming from Education Summit

    Broadcast 2015-07-06, 10:00

    Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. Crown Prince Haakon will attend the opening of the Summit.

  • Web TV The IMF presents views on the Norwegian economy

    Broadcast 2015-05-28, 10:30

    Today a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented its annual assessment of the Norwegian economy and Norwegian economic policy. The mission concludes that the Government's economic program is well adapted to the subdued growth in the Norwegian economy.

  • Web TV Launch of UN70: A new agenda

    Broadcast 2015-02-17, 10:00

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende launched the Ministry’s "UN70: A new agenda" project at an open meeting on 17 February.

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