Photo: UNICEF Romania/ Radu Badoiu.Photo: UNICEF Romania/ Radu Badoiu

More than 54 000 vulnerable children and their families, from approximately 50 communities in Bacau (eastern Romania), will benefit from better access to basic welfare services under an initiative by UNICEF, in partnership with the Romanian Government and Bacau County Council, funded by Norway through the Norway Grants. Launched on October 10 in the presence of the Romanian Prime minister and t...

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Many inmates struggle to meet the challenges of daily life after being released from prison. Finding a job and being respected as ordinary citizens in society can be very difficult. The recidivism rate in Romania in the first two years after release from prison is about 35-40%, while in Norway it is of 20%. That is why Romania and Norway work together on an eco-reintegration project, which shal...

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Den norske ambassaden i București tilbyr praktikantplass på seks måneder for en student. Målsettingen med praktikantordningen er å spre kunnskap om og interesse for utenrikstjenesten.

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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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Photo: Erik Burås/STUDIO B13.

The multi-talented Norwegian musician Håkon Kornstad will perform in Bucharest in November. Join in for a musical evening filled with surprises, as Kornstad leads the audience through the worlds of both jazz and opera, and skilfully manages to combine these very different and complex genres.

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Photo: Ruhama Foundation.

“We would like to have the road to school paved. When it rains it gets very muddy” was the message of a young Roma to the local mayor of his village. “We’d like to have internet also in our streets. Now the internet cable ends where the non-Roma district ends” stated a Roma youngster from another village.

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The Bilateral Fund at National Level under the EEA and Norway Grants is a flexible source of funding for various bilateral cooperation initiatives of interest to both Romania and the Donor States (i.e. Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).

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The jury of the Ibsen Awards has awarded the Romanian project “Hedda’s sisters. Empowering Women Theatre Artists in Romania and Eastern Europe”, by curator and theatre critic Cristina Modreanu, an International Ibsen Scholarship. The scholarship is of a total of NOK 200.000,- (app 23.700 euro). Modreanu's project places important emphasis on women's situation in contemporary theatre as well as ...

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Who has not wondered about what the cities of the future will look like? Come and have a peek at Connected, an exhibition that simultaneously takes place in four of Europe's most vibrant cities. Learn about the newest in technology and the most efficient ways of organizing your society!

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The Writer’s Guild of Norway has issued the 2014 edition of the magazine Norwegian Drama Now. It contains information about the biggest things happening in Norwegian theatre right now, and introduces the reader to some of the most interesting contemporary Norwegian playwrights. Norway has many excellent writers, with plays performed in all corners of the world. In addition to supporting young...

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