Erna Solberg, Norwegian Prime Minister. 
Foto: Thomas Haugersveen/Statsministerens kontor.Erna Solberg, Norwegian Prime Minister. Foto: Thomas Haugersveen/Statsministerens kontor

‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region. For this reason, Norway is now increasing its aid to Syria and the region to NOK 2.4 billion for 2016. We intend to maintain this high level of assistance and will provide a total of around NOK...

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Concert in de Handelsbeurs in Gent vrijdag 26.02.16 met de Noorse duo Jenny Hval & Susanna.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching a new strategy today for efforts to promote freedom of expression. ‘Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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The Norwegian Government has taken the initiative to convene an international donor conference for Syria, which will be held in London the 4th of February. Norway, the UK, Germany, Kuwait and the UN are the joint hosts. ‘The war in Syria has caused immense humanitarian suffering. There is an urgent need for more funding to alleviate the humanitarian suffering in Syria and its neighbouring...

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This weekend Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja mark the 25th anniversary of their ascension to the Norwegian throne.

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