Monthly Archives: June 2014

Norway and the US concerned about developments in Hungary

June 30th, 2014 (0)
‘Norway and the US share concerns about the situation for civil society in Hungary,’ said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen, following a meeting with US Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas Melia today. Mr Helgesen and Mr Melia ...

Government and business sector to cooperate on vocational training in developing countries

June 30th, 2014 (0)
The Government has entered into a partnership with the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) and Norwegian companies with a view to strengthening vocational training in developing countries. ‘Through this cooperation with the business sector and the NHO we are ...

Return to Strategies: Crafting a Statement of employment

June 30th, 2014 (0)
Return to Strategies: Crafting a Statement of employment Crafting a Statement of labor (SOW) has become the most essential stuff that an agency does. Routinely it is the to begin with deliverable which a clients sees. It is vital ...

Government wants to stop welfare payments to illegal immigrants

June 28th, 2014 (0)
Individuals who reside in Norway without a residence permit will no longer be able to receive welfare payments. Instead, the government wants to offer food coupons and a bed to sleep in. “There should be no doubt that illegal ...

More children abducted from Norway

June 28th, 2014 (0)
103 children were abducted to or from Norway last year, a significant increase from 2013 when the number was 54. In total, 438 children have been abducted from Norway since 2005. Figures from 2013 show that 74 children were abducted ...

New gas discovery in the North Sea

June 28th, 2014 (0)
Norwegian energy provider Statoil has announced a gas discovery on the northeast flank of the Visund Field (photo) on the Norwegian Shelf in the North Sea.  The well’s primary exploration target was to prove petroleum on the east flank of ...

Arctic conference in Bodø

June 28th, 2014 (0)
The conference “ARCTIC DIALOGUE 2014” is held this week at the University of Nordland in Bodø, the county of Nordland. The topic of the conference is “Arctic in a Global perspective – Resources”. More than 300 delegates from around the ...

Norway welcomes Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova’s EU association

June 28th, 2014 (0)
Norway congratulates Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia on the signing of their association agreements with the EU, says Foreign Minister Børge Brende. He says these agreements will bring these countries an important step closer to European integration. Through the Eastern Partnership, ...

Record rainfall over Oslo area

June 27th, 2014 (0)
Lightning, hail and torrential rain which led to heavy flooding hit Oslo and surrounding areas Thursday afternoon. The Met Office reports that Thursday was the wettest day in the capital so far, since recordings started, with more than 60 mm. 44.5 ...

Norway aligns itself with restrictive measures against Syria

June 27th, 2014 (0)
‘It is important that Norway, together with our European partners, sends a clear signal to the Syrian authorities that the persistent use of violence is unacceptable and must end immediately. Norway will therefore align itself with the EU’s new ...
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