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Network of Men Leaders to combat violence against women

This Tuesday, Nov. 24, Norway’s Minister of Justice, Knut Storberget, will join UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in launching a Network of Men Leaders to Combat Violence against Women. The launch will take place at...

Liv Ullmann films at BAM

As the legendary Liv Ullmann comes to BAM in December as the director of “A Streetcar Named Desire”, BAMcinématek celebrates her film career in this series showcasing her most incredible performances. Series screened from...

Oslo Innovation Week 2009

Global and Norwegian investors, entrepreneurs, scientists and business managers will come together in Oslo next week, October 12-16, to put innovation and financial benefit on the agenda during Oslo Innovation Week 2009. Oslo Innovation Week...

Former Norwegian Prime Minister in Duluth, Minn.

Kjell-Magne Bondevik served two terms as Prime Minister of Norway between 1997 and 2005. But in 1998, he took a leave of absence to battle depression. Bondevik was the first prime minister to openly discuss his...

Canada, Norway, Russia to provide Arctic sea weather warnings

Norway, together with Canada and Russia, will soon provide navigation and meteorological warnings for ships crossing the Arctic sea, a new maritime route which has opened up due to global warming, a World Meteorological Organization (WMO)...

President Obama congratulates Prime Minster Stoltenberg

President Barack Obama today congratulated Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg on the renewal of Stoltenberg’s mandate as Prime Minister and his party’s success in Norway’s recent elections, writes the Norwegian Government on their website....

The Oslo Chamber Choir on Minnesota Concert Tour

For the kick-off of its 2009-10 season, the Edvard Grieg Society of Norway House will present The Oslo Chamber Choir in a Minnesota concert tour. In 2009, The Oslo Chamber Choir celebrates its 25th anniversary....