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Innovation for global health and education

The Norwegian business sector and various relevant experts have submitted a total of 116 proposals for how Norway can help to achieve a new set of ambitious goals and targets for education and global health over the next 15 years. This is in response to the Government’s invitation under ‘Vision 2030’ to provide input to the negotiations in the ...Full Article

Norway has stopped financially supporting NGO’s in Hungary: Olemic Thommessen

President of the Norwegian Parliament Olemic Thommessen on the last day of the European Conference of Presidents of Parliament, spoke to The Oslo Times International News Network’s Editor-in-Chief Mr.Hatef ...Full Article

Swedish MPs look to Norway for votes

Sweden’s general election campaign has spilled over into Norway as political parties pursue votes among the tens of thousands of mostly young Swedes emigrating to find work with their ...Full Article

Crown Prince Haakon rocks the crowd

Crown Prince Haakon plays electric guitar in Vestvågøy, North Norway. Photo: Lise Åserud / NTB scanpix Guests at a gig in Vestvågøy, North Norway, were treated to a special ...Full Article

11 set for jail after superstore chain raid

11 people arrested after Lime Minipris – one of Norway’s biggest food store chains – was raided on Monday, will be remanded in custody for a month on Thursday ...Full Article

Unacceptable police raid on EEA and Norway Grants fund operator in Hungary

‘By ordering the police raid on 8 September, it is clear that the Hungarian authorities are continuing their harassment of civil society organisations, and that they have no intention ...Full Article

Top female fighter bids to make boxing history

Cecilia Brækhus is Norway’s top female boxing champion. Photo: Torstein Bøe / NTB scanpix Norway’s top female boxer, Cecilia Brækhus, met her opponent on Tuesday in Oslo, ahead of ...Full Article

Netherlands agrees to take Norway’s criminals

Around 300 Norwegian prisoners will serve sentence in Dutch jails from 2015. Photo: Shutterstock Norway will rent prison space in the Netherlands in an effort to cope with the current ...Full Article

Priorities for Norway at the UN General Assembly 2014

UN General Assembly Meeting Hall. Photo: Nick Corble, UN The 69th session of the UN General Assembly will open with a week of high-level meetings from 22 to 26 ...Full Article

Europe – 25 year after the fall of the Berlin Wall

Your Majesties, President, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Norwegian Government’s annual Conference on Europe. This year – 2014 – is a year of anniversaries. A year in ...Full Article
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