OPTIMISTIC VIEW: Minister of Trade, Ms. Monica Mæland. 
Photo: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries.OPTIMISTIC VIEW: Minister of Trade, Ms. Monica Mæland. Photo: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

The export and import statistics for 2014 show an increase in economic cooperation between Norway and Croatia. Norway’s Minister of Trade, Ms. Monica Mæland, thinks that the economic relation between our two countries will develop rapidly in the years to come.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is hosting an international conference in Oslo from 28 to 29 May entitled ‘Protecting Education from Attack’. Foreign Minister Børge Brende will open the conference, and states represented at the conference will be encouraged to endorse a Safe Schools Declaration.

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Eidsvollsbygningen. 
Photo: Petter Foss / UD.

17 May is Norway's Constitution Day, and is celebrated with children's parades, food, drink and festivities. But the celebration also raise awareness of what the Norwegian Constitution means today, and what role it will play in our future democracy.

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On Wednesday 13 May, Norwegian Ambassador Mr. Ofstad was honored by the Union of Autonomous Trade Unions of Croatia (UATUC) for his longstanding work for equality, responsibility and dialogue between the private and public sector.

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Ambassador Mr. Henrik Ofstad, together with the presidents of EPH, Nataša Owens and Dubravko Miholić.

The ambassador of Norway to the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Henrik Ofstad, received the European Speech of the Year Award at a ceremony in Zagreb Tuesday 12 May.

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Kristine Five Melvær has quickly established herself as one of Scandinavia’s most promising designers. The project

The joint Nordic art project “A touch of Glass” was presented in The Museum on Ancient Glass in Zadar on Tuesday 5. August. The ambassador of Finland to Croatia had the honor of opening the exhibition. In his speech, he emphasized the importance of cooperation across borders between the Nordic countries.

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Photo: Salim Fadhley/Flickr.

World Press Freedom Day was celebrated on 3 May. ‘World Press Freedom Day is an opportunity to remind the world of the importance of defending freedom of expression and the right to have a free press. It is disturbing to see that the number of countries in the world in which there is full freedom of the press is falling. Safeguarding freedom of the press is an important part of the Government’s...

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