The Norwegian Embassy in Bucharest is getting ready for the Christmas holidays. The staff got a taste of true Christmas spirit today when a youth choir from Anina town in southwestern Romania visited the embassy. They sang traditional Romanian Christmas carols in a performance that was both evocative and beautiful. After the recital, Ambassador Westberg thanked the singers, and everyone had f

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Five secondary school pupils from different counties in Romania have become the new ambassadors for climate change after participating in the competition “Young Ambassadors for Climate Change”. The competition is part of a project supported by Norway through the EEA Grants. The Norwegian ambassador was present at the award ceremony and encouraged the young generation to fight for a clean and le...

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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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Istvan Mar, the initiator of a Norway Grants project focused on revenue generation in rural disadvantaged communities received national recognition last week, when he was named the Social Entrepreneur of the Year within the Ernst and Young (EY) Entrepreneur of the Year competition.

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Photo: Embassy.

Romanian and Norwegian companies and NGOs have met on Monday, 20 October 2014, and discussed about cross cultural communication and CSR.

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Photo: John Hughes/HiOA.

Apply now for HiOA International Summer School 2015! HiOA International Summer School takes place in Oslo 20 June - 11 July. Students take a full-time, intensive course, take part in an extensive social program and will be accommodated in student housing close to our centrally located campus. In the summer of 2015, HiOA International Summer School offers four courses: Beyond Income: Social...

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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 Royal Norwegian Embassy in Romania, the Museum of Bucharest and the Theodor Aman Museum opened the exhibition of posters ”1814, The Year of Miracles”, at Theodor Aman Museum (8 C. A Rosetti, str., Bucharest), celebrating 200 years since the adoption of the Norwegian Constitution. During a turbulent year, Norway adopted its first constitution on 17 May 1814. That year Norway became independe...

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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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