Tagged: Norwegian Foreign Minister

The Wergeland Centre inaugurated

Crown Princess Mette-Marit was present at the inauguration of the European Wergeland Centre in Oslo on Friday May 26. The centre shall promote education for intercultural understanding, human rights and democratic citizenship. The Centre was...

Additional NOK 30 million to promote workers’ rights

The Norwegian Government proposes an allocation of NOK 30 million (US $ 4.7 mill) in new funds to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to improve international labour standards, strengthen national labour inspection mechanisms and increase cooperation...

Kirkenes town mayor wants Nikel consulate office

The mayor of the Norwegian border town of Kirkenes, Linda Beate Randal, has written a letter to the Norwegian Foreign Minister, asking him to ease the visa application prosess for Nikel citizens by opening...

Støre pleased with Tromsø Declaration

On April 29 the eight Arctic Council Ministers ratified the Tromsø Declaration. The declaration is the guideline for the work in the Arctic Council the next two years.   The Arctic Council met at ministerial...

Fallen Norwegian Reporter Honored at Newseum in DC

Carsten Thomassen’s name added to slain journalists memorial in Washington D.C. The journalism and free speech museum, called the Newseum, has rededicated its Journalism Memorial with an additional 77 journalists, who were killed while...

220 million dollar malaria drugs initiative launched in Oslo

Oslo – Eleven mainly African countries are to be offered cheaper, more effective malaria drugs as part of a partnership between international agencies and governments, officials said Friday. Benin, Cambodia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Niger,...