Utenriksdepartementet fraråder alle reiser til eller opphold i Irak

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Ambassaden i Amman følger situasjonen i Jordan tett, og denne sikkerhetsartikkelen oppdateres ved behov.

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From the performance I.B.S.E.N. Portuguese scholarship winner 2012. . 
Photo: Susana Paiva.

Ibsen Awards are announcing The Ibsen Scholarships 2015. Funds for professional theatre performances based on Henrik Ibsen’s plays are now available.

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Photo: Overland Andersen/UD.

Norway is co-sponsor of the resolution unanimously adopted by the UN Security Council today to impose sanctions on individuals in South Sudan. ‘After nearly 15 months of hostilities, it is a tragedy for the people of South Sudan that the parties to the conflict are not willing to pursue peace. The fact that a unified Security Council now supports sanctions shows how critical the situation is,’...

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Photo: Visjon 2030.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende today launched a new competitive funding scheme that will provide up to NOK 50 million annually to innovative solutions that can help to combat poverty by 2030.

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Zaatari Refugee camp in Jorda. 
Photo: UD/Frode Overland Andersen.

‘Women are particularly affected by wars and conflicts. The Government is giving priority to intensifying Norway’s efforts to promote the women, peace and security agenda,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Today the Government presented a new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security for the period 2015-18.

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Photo: Catrin Austin via the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ankara.

‘Norway condemns in the strongest possible terms the abhorrent killings committed in the name of the terrorist group ISIL in Libya. Our condolences and deepest sympathy go to the families of the deceased, to Egypt and the Egyptian people. The Coptic Christians are an integral part of Egyptian society,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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