On 24 October, representatives from a range of Norwegian companies based in Australia will have the opportunity to learn, interact and network with government officials, business organisations and company executives at the Norwegian Embassy Annual Business Seminar in Perth.

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Photo: Utenriksdepartement.

Norway is the first country to support the World Bank’s new multidonor fund for the fight against Ebola.

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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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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in collaboration with INTSOK – Norwegian Oil and Gas Partners will host the inaugural Norwegian Embassy Annual Business Seminar «Australia: Norwegian Interests and Opportunities» in Perth this October.

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(Left to right) HE General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), HE Ms Unni Kløvstad.

Presentation of Credentials by HE Ms Unni Kløvstad, Ambassador of Norway to Australia

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Canberra represents the Norwegian government in Australia, the Cook Islands, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Tonga and Tuvalu. The Embassy promotes Norwegian interests and maintains good relations with the Government and people of these countries. The Royal Norwegian Embassy is conveniently located in the diplomatic precinct of Yarralumla.

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The Norwegian drama scene is wonderfully varied, and this diversity is reflected by the 17 playwrights presented in Norwegian Drama Now 2014. Culture has been high on the Norwegian government’s agenda over the past decade, which has had a remarkable effect across the arts. Coming from a small country with a language spoken mostly by its 5 million inhabitants, a challenge for contemporary...

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Photo: MFA.

This afteternoon (17:00 hrs GMT+10), September 17th, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende and Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide will be speaking at a global security conference in Oslo entitled “A Nexus of Global Threats. Concepts and Response”.

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Photo: UN.

Norway will contribute NOK 30 million (approximately AUD 5 million) to renewable energy initiatives in small island states.

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Photo: Australian Government.

Australia har høynet trusselnivået  fra medium til høy – følg lokale myndigheters anvisning: http://www.nationalsecurity.gov.au/Securityandyourcommunity/Pages/NationalTerrorismPublicAlertSystem.aspx

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Photo: Norwegian Film Institute.

Norwegian director Bent Hamer’s new feature, 1001 Grams, was on Wednesday 3 September, named Norway’s official candidate for the Oscar nomination as Best Foreign-Language Feature.

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Photo: Tore Moe / Intsok.

Australia Brownfields Conference

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