Ambassador Gjelstad's remarks at the Joint Maritime Conference organized by Naftika Chronika and The Royal Norwegian Embassy at the 26th of March in Piraeus.
Expanded Norwegian Government headed by four female leaders
– The fact that that four women are now heading the coalition is an expression of the strong position of women in Norwegian society, and that female leadership today comes as natural as male leadership once did, says PM Erna Solberg.
New National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
The Norwegian Government launched a new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security in January 2019. In Cyprus, the UN Peacekeeping Force UNFICYP is lead by three women, and one of them is Senior Police Advisor Ann-Kristin Kvilekval.
The Nordic Narrative in Athens
The Nordic Embassies and Institutes in Athens, the Nordic Library in Athens and the Embassy of Iceland in Oslo have joined forces to present #The Nordics to the Greek public through three different projects related to books and literature under the a
Workshop on Wind Offshore
The Norwegian Embassy and The Hellenic Wind Energy Association hosted a workshop on new opportunities, challenges and prospects for offshore wind energy in Greece 12th of April.
Ambassador Gjelstad on Gender, Migration and Trafficking in Europe
Ambassador Jørn E. Gjelstad´s welcoming remarks at the conference "Gender, Migration and Trafficking in Europe". The conference, taking place in Nicosia 29 September 2017, was co-organized by PRIO and Symbiosis.
25th anniversary of the EEA agreement
VIDEO: This year we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the EEA agreement.
First woman to win the Abel Prize
Karen Uhlenbeck, an US mathematician becomes the first woman who wins the Abel Prize for her fundamental work in geometric analysis and gauge theory, which has dramatically changed the mathematical landscape.
White paper on multilateral cooperation
International cooperation makes the world safer and more stable. Climate change, terrorism or marine littering are some of the many challenges facing the world that can only be solved by a global community working together.
Meeting with the representatives of the Consulates
Honorary consuls and consular officers were invited in May to the Embassy to prepare for the coming tourist season. Their experience, insight and efforts are of great value.
The oceans hold the key to the future
Greece and Norway are both maritime nations. We share a commitment to advancing the global ocean agenda.