Tagged: EU

Readmission agreements with Montenegro and Serbia

Norway has formed readmission agreements with Montenegro and Serbia. An exemption from the visa requirement will also be made effective for these countries and for Macedonia starting on 19 December. ”This is in correlation...

Norwegian researchers hooked on EU research

For half of the participants from Norway involved in EU research programs, one EU research project is not enough. Once they have cracked the code and gained access to the world of European research...

Fridtjof Nansen under fire in Somalia

Two sailors were killed in an exchange of fire off the northeast coast of Somalia on Nov. 1, after apparently trying to attack a Norwegian warship, Somali officials and an EU naval commander said....

Finnish PM wants Norway to join EU

Finnish Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen says in an interview with YLE News that he would like to see Norway join the European Union. Today, Denmark, Finland and Sweden are members of EU, while Iceland,...

EEA and Norway Grants help protect the environment

The EEA and Norway Grants are making a difference and contributing to a better environment in the beneficiary states, reports  the Ministry of the Environment. About one quarter of the funding provided by Norway for the...

Easier to get work for EEA citizens in Norway

Citizens from countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) from Oct. 1 no longer need a residence permit to take a job in Norway, writes Norway Post on its website. All they need to...

Norway to continue with military border guards

Despite EU’s Schengen recommendations, Norway wants to continue with military conscripts to guard the border to Russia, writes the Barents Observer. EU’s Schengen recommendations and best practices guidelines for external borders control says the...