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.
New National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
The Norwegian Government has launched a new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. 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 (accredited to Greece) have joined forces to present #The Nordics to the Greek public through three different projects, all related to book
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.
Ambassador Jørn Gjelstad on electric ferries and passenger boats
In Norway, like in Greece, emissions from the coastal transport sector is a significant one, which is why my country has given this sector priority when it comes to finding solutions that can reduce emissions.
Presenting the commemorative set of stamps on Myrtis
Speech by the Ambassador of Norway Jørn Gjelstad
News, speeches and statements
On this page you will find speeches showing how Norway is a relevant and active partner to Greece in areas of shared interest.
Athens World Book Capital 2018
Athens has been awarded the role of World Book Capital from April 2018 to April 2019 by UNESCO. The Nordic Embassies, Institutes and Library in Athens participate to a number of the city's literary celebrations.