Photo: Council of Europe.Photo: Council of Europe

‘I would like to congratulate Thorbjørn Jagland on his re-election. It reflects the strong support for his reform work in the Council of Europe. In these times of crisis in Europe, with major challenges relating to human rights and democracy, the Council of Europe is more important than it has been for a very long time,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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Photo: Norwegian Seafood Council/Studio Dreyer-Hensley.

Norwegians have been fishing for ages. Now we are the world's second-largest exporter of seafood, after China, with exports to more than 130 countries. Did you know that more than 21 million meals of seafood from Norwegian fisheries are served in over 100 different countries around the world – every day? This amount of export could never have been achieved with ordinary fishing means. Ov

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Eidsvollsbygningen. 
Photo: Petter Foss / UD.

In 2014 it is 200 years since the Norwegian Constitution was signed at Eidsvoll. Numerous events will take place around Norway this year, with the objective of enhancing knowledge about the Constitution, and highlighting its historical and contemporary significance.

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On 17 May, the Norwegian Embassy in Zagreb arranged a concert to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Norwegian constitution. Pianist Håkon Austbø and soprano Guri Egge performed a variety of Croatian, Norwegian and other music for an audience of 60 people in the Dverce Palace in Zagreb.

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Opening address by the Norwegian Ambassador, Henrik Ofstad. 
Photo: Bluestudio.

Seminar: Powered by Nature – Renewable Energy in Norway. Norwegian expertise, technology and opportunities for cooperation in Wind, Solar and Hydropower The Norwegian Embassy, in cooperation with the Croatian Ministry of Economy and the Croatian Chamber of Economy, held a seminar on renewable energy in Zagreb, 13 May. Representatives from Norwegian companies and institutions, including Innovati...

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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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12 May, the exhibition Dodir Stakla – A Touch of Glass , displaying contemporary Nordic glass, was opened in Mimara Museum in Zagreb. The exhibition is the result of a cooperation between the museum and the embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. During the opening, speeches were given by the Director of Mimara Museum, Tugomir Lukšić, a representative from the Ministry of Culture, as...

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Croatia and Norway are now strengthening cooperation on green industry innovation and business development, and signed an agreement to this effect in Zagreb this afternoon. State Secretary Ingvild Næss Stub and Deputy Minister Jaksa Puljiz signed the agreement (Photo: Christian Halvorsen, UD).  “The project to be implemented under the agreement builds on existing cooperation and at the same t

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