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The Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2015 to the American mathematicians John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg “for striking and seminal contributions to the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations and its applications to geometric analysis.” The President of the Academy, Kirsti Strøm Bull, announced the new laureates today 25 March. Th...

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Last week Ambassador Kløvstad joined many of her colleagues within the Canberra Diplomatic Corps on a Diplomatic trip to South Australia hosted by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon Julie Bishop MP, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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The state visit from Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway is underway. On this site you will find useful links and information regarding Their Majesties' activities while "Down under". Friday Their Majesties concluded the State Visit in Perth Friday. To recognize Norwegian and Australian maritime cooperation the day started with a visit to Wilhelmsen MV Tugela, together wit

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Den norske ambassaden i Canberra tilbyr praktikantplass for norske universitets- eller høyskolestudenter. Vi tar nå i mot søknader for høsten 2015. Søknadsfrist er 13. april 2015.

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As a part of the State Visit from Norway to Australia, successful bilateral talks has been conducted by high-ranking officials from both countries. Cooperation in a time of crisis On Tuesday Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Norwegian Minister for Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, released a joint statement outlining Norwegian-Australian cooperation in a time of crisis....

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Reports suggest that cyclone Marcia is set to intensify to a category 5 storm, before it hits the Queensland Coast. Anyone residing in areas exposed to the cyclone is advised to listen to local authorities and keep up to date on developments as the cyclone progress here. If you have further enquires or question, or wish to read available information in Norwegian, please follow this link to our...

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If you need to renew your Norwegian passport, a representative from the Norwegian Embassy in Canberra will be accepting applications from Norwegian citizens for passports at the Royal Norwegian Consulate in Auckland

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The 6th of February marks the Sami National Day, a day to pay tribute to the culture and historical heritage of the indigenous population of Scandinavia. The day celebrates the first Sami Congress, held in 1917, in Trondheim, Norway. The Congress in 1917 was the first time Norwegian and Swedish Sami came together across national borders to find sustainable solutions for issues that specifically...

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If you are eager to catch some lovely traditional Norwegian folk music, or maybe interested in listening to something new, the choir ‘KORiAUSTRALIA’ is touring Australia from the 14 th of February until the 26 th of February. On their tour they will stop by several of the major Australian cities, including Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. The choir consists of 60 adult singe...

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Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende signed a strategic partnership agreement on Tuesday. ‘This is a historic step for Norway’s engagement in Africa,’ said Mr Brende.

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‘The fight for strengthening human rights is the common thread in everything Norway commits to internationally,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step up its efforts to promote and protect human rights.

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Norwegian director Torill Kove, who won the Academy Award in 2007, is competing again with her new animated short, Me and My Moulton (Moulton og meg).

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