Photo: Lars K. Singelstad, Fresesarmeen.Photo: Lars K. Singelstad, Fresesarmeen

A community centre was opened last week in Iasi by Salvation Army Romania in cooperation with Salvation Army Norway. Until 2017 over 800 people in need will get help. They will have access to education, healthcare, social protection and employment services. Norway contributes with around 3 MEUR to this initiative through the Norway Grants.

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Ibsen Awards are announcing The Ibsen Scholarships 2015. Funds for professional theatre performances based on Henrik Ibsen’s plays are now available.

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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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Nearby the Park Carol in Bucharest, one finds a large industrial area surrounding the Hesper factory; a producer of hydraulic pumps. However, some of the old industrial buildings belonging to the factory are no longer in use and have been left abandoned for years. Nevertheless, where some people might only see an outdated industrial area, a group of Bucharest- based architects see a place with...

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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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Please note the following changes in the opening hours during Easter: Wednesday April 1: Opening hours from 09.00 to 12.45. Thursday April 2 (Maundy Thursday): The Embassy will be closed. Friday April 3 (Long Friday): The Embassy will be closed. Monday April 6 (Easter Monday): The Embassy will be closed. Vi gjør oppmerksom på at ambassaden har endrede åpningstider i forbindelse

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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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