Arifur Rahman. It is freedom. 
Photo: Trond Solberg .Arifur Rahman. It is freedom. Photo: Trond Solberg

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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Projektas pristatytas žiniasklaidai ir visuomenei. 
Photo: Policijos departamentas.

Policijos departamento informacija

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PROJECT PARTNERS: Terje Samuelsen, Vice President in the Norwegian Transport Workers Federation and Jüri Lember, President of the Estonian Seamen’s Independent Union. 
Photo: Christophe Vander Eecken.

New collective agreements and better health and safety standards are some of the results that have been achieved in 13 Central European countries through the Global Fund for Decent Work and Tripartite Dialogue under the Norway Grants.

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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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Hafjell. 
Photo: Tore Nedrebø / MFA .

Ambassadens åpningstider i juletiden

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Norwegian ambassador Mr. Dag Malmer Halvorsen and Ms. Gražina Arlickaitė, director of Scanorama. 
Photo: scanorama.lt.

On Sunday, 16 November, during the closing ceremony of Scanorama film forum in Vilnius, dr. Gražina Arlickaitė received the Commander’s Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit from the ambassador of Norway in Lithuania, Dag Malmer Halvorsen. Arlickaitė was selected for this prestigious award in recognition of her continuing contribution to Norwegian culture. In his welcome address, Mr...

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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 was divided, one half awarded to John O'Keefe, the other half jointly to May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain".

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