Girl and boy looking for crabs. 
Photo: Christian L. Elgvin/ tinagent.com.Girl and boy looking for crabs. Photo: Christian L. Elgvin/ tinagent.com

Ratificarea de către Norvegia a Convenției de la Haga din 1996 va întări cooperarea cu alte state în disputele parentale transfrontaliere și în cazurile privind protecția copiilor. Directoratul Norvegian pentru Copii, Tineret și Familie este desemnat drept Autoritatea Centrală a Convenției în Norvegia. Convenția va intra în vigoare la 1 iulie 2016.

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Photo: UNICEF in Romania 2016/Radu Sandovici.

The Norwegian Ambassador participated, on March 22, in a high-level debate in the Romanian Parliament on the Minimum Package of Services for children and their families, a result of a project funded by Norway. In Romania, 48.5% of children are exposed to poverty and risk of exclusion, 17.4% are abandoning school, and one child out of three is leaving school in rural areas.

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Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Elisabeth Aspaker presented the Government´s European work programme for 2016. 
Photo: Rune Bjåstad, MFA, Oslo.

“We need more, not less cooperation with the EU on the common challenges facing Europe”, said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Elisabeth Aspaker, pointing out the Single Market strategy, migration, climate and energy among the main priorities in the Government´s European work programme for 2016.

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‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region. For this reason, Norway is now increasing its aid to Syria and the region to NOK 2.4 billion for 2016. We intend to maintain this high level of assistance and will provide a total of around NOK...

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Photo: Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage.

52 ancient icons (from the 15th to the 19th century) and 15 rare books, including the oldest book preserved in Romanian, have been restored and will be presented to the public in a new museum in Alba Iulia.

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Cu toții dorim același lucru: să ne asigurăm că toți copiii cresc într-un mediu sigur, fără violențe. Totuși, explicarea măsurilor pentru protecția copilului poate fi un lucru complicat.

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We all want the same thing – to ensure that all children grow up in a secure environment free from violence. Yet, explaining child protection measures can be tricky.

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Photo: Ministry of European Funds.

A new multicultural building will be open soon to reveal to the public old traditional handicrafts belonging to minorities in Romania. Collected from Transylvania and other regions, these ethnic treasures - from historical monuments to household objects and delicate clothing - will be displayed indoors and outdoors, creating a so-called “Road of Ethnic Minorities”.

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Using this car, a team from the Armata Salvarii will provide basic services for prople living on the streets of Bucharest.

With soup, medical equipment and a transformed Volkswagen, three workers from the Salvation Army help the poor and vulnerable in the most remote corners of Bucharest. The project is one of several born out of the cooperation between the Norwegian and Romania Salvation Army, and sponsored by the EEA-Norway Grants.

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From Thursday November 26, the Norwegian government has introduced temporary border controls to prevent people without the required travel documents from entering the country.

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