Photo: UD.Photo: UD

‘The fight for strengthening human rights is the common thread in everything Norway commits to internationally,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step up its efforts to promote and protect human rights The white paper, which is entitled "Opportunities for All: Human Rights in Norway’s Foreign Policy and...

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Norwegian director Grethe Bøe-Waal’s Operation Arctic (Operasjon Arktis), which has already taken more than 250,000 domestic admissions, will screen in Sundance Kids, the new programme for children’s films at the US festival in Park City and Salt Lake City, Utah, which takes place between 22 January-1 February, 2015. Bøe-Waal’s feature debut is the first Norwegian kidpic invited to Sundance, an...

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    It is not only the banknotes that are being redesigned and updated in Norway these days. The Norwegian Police Directorate is about to develop a new series of passports, ID-cards and traveling documents. The main goal is to improve the safety regarding these documents.       The Police Directorate together with Kripos (the national unit for combating unit for combating

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The Norwegian Bank started working on a new motive for banknotes in the fall of 2012, and the new series will be number eight in line. The reason for changing the motive is the need to secure Norwegian banknotes from being counterfeited in the future. -To select a theme has both been comprehensive and exiting, with vast range of ideas coming from several sources, says Governor of the National...

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      Data from the Human Development Index was recently released by the UNDP, and featured both Norway and Croatia.   The index is based on three dimensions of human progress, having a long and healthy life, being knowledgeable, and having a good standard of living. The main purpose of the index is to take into account that people and their capabilities should be a criteria fo

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Welcome to the website of the Norwegian Embassy in Croatia. Our two countries enjoy excellent bilateral relations, and established diplomatic relations on 20 February 1992. Today, Croatia has an embassy in Oslo and Norway has an embassy in Zagreb and honorary consulates in Dubrovnik and Rijeka. Norway has been cooperating closely with Croatia since the country's independence, always with the go...

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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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How do we know where we are? How can we find the way from one place to another? And how can we store this information in such a way that we can immediately find the way the next time we trace the same path? This year´s Nobel Laureates have discovered a positioning system, an “inner GPS” in the brain that makes it possible to orient ourselves in space, demonstrating a cellular basis for higher...

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