2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipients Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai. 
Photo: (Kailash Satyarthi) Senado Federal. (Flickr)/(Malala Yousafzai) Prime Minister’s Office (Flickr).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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Croatian judicial reforms supported by EEA-Grants. In the summer, the temperatures get so high that the employees have to take a siesta. In the winter, the electrical system breaks before the inside-temperature reaches 15 degrees Celsius. No wonder cases are piling up at the Court in Karlovac. Tomislav Maras, leader of the City Court, states that it is impossible to motivate the employees to

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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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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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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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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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