Mr. Hrvoje Marušić was accredited as Croatia’s official representative to Norway at a ceremony in Oslo on 20 August 2015.

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Researchers from the University of Wroclaw and Oslo University Hospital are searching for new and improved cancer therapies. 
Photo: Christophe Vander Eecken.

‘Europe is lagging behind its global competitors. With the EEA and Norway Grants, we are helping to stimulate job creation in Europe through innovation, research and education. Norwegian researchers and companies are also involved in many of the projects,’ said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen.

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Yesterday we celebrated humanitarians around the world. It was a time to remember humanitarian crises, as well as recognize and honour those who risk their own lives in order to help others.

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Norway and the EU have initialled an agreement on Norway’s contribution for a new period of the EEA and Norway Grants, with a view to reducing social and economic disparities in Europe. Parallel negotiations on better access for Norway to the EU market for its seafood have also been concluded.

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‘I am very pleased that the Kosovo Assembly yesterday approved constitutional changes and new legislation that pave the way for the establishment of a special war crimes court,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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The city hall of Bergen. 
Photo: Roine Johansson/Flickr.

In September, there will be election to the municipal and county councils in Norway. Local self-governance is a vital part of the Norwegian democracy.

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Steinar Egil Hagen. 
Photo: Photo: Norway MFA/Espen Røst.

The Norwegian foreign minister Børge Brende visited Croatia to participate in the Croatia Forum in Dubrovnik. He also participated in the 20th anniversary commemoration of the Srebrenica massacre.

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Børge Brende, travelled to Bosnia and Herzegovina on 11 July to participate in the 20-year commemoration of the genocide in Srebrenica. More than 8000 boys and men were killed by Bosnian-Serb military forces in Srebrenica in July 1995.

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Foreign Minister Børge Brende visited a school in the eartquake area in Nepal in June 2015. Photo: Astrid Sehl/MFA, Oslo

Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafza...

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