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.
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.
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.
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
Meeting with the representatives of the Consulates
Honorary consuls and consular officers were recently invited to the Embassy to prepare for the coming tourist season. Their experience, insight and efforts are of great value.
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.
Ambassador Gjelstad on Greek-Norwegian Cooperation in the Field of Geothermal Energy
Ambassador Jørn E. Gjelstad´s opening remarks at a workshop on developing bilateral relations within the framework of the EEA and Norway Grants. The opening took place 12 September 2017 in Mati.
Maritime issues and shipping have to a large extent defined the relationship between Greece and Norway throughout history.
Ambassador Jørn Gjelstad's speech at the Sea Nation Conference "The Global Impact of Shipping".
Norway strengthening cooperation with Greece
Norway and Greece signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on funding totalling EUR 116.7 million under the EEA and Norway Grants 31 October 2017. Job creation and business development will be a new and important priority area.