The Norwegian Government intends to increase project support to Western Balkans to strengthen rule of law, civil society and sustainable economic development.
Strengthening rule of law, cooperation and reconciliation, development of sustainable economies and strengthening of civil society will be prioritized areas for Norwegian aid in the upcoming years.
Visit to North of Albania
During 8-11th of April, Ambassador Per Strand Sjaastad, accompanied by Director Anjeza Alia of the Nordic Association for Trade and Business Development Albania, visited the north of Albania.
Foreign Minister Enver Hoxhaj visits Norway
Foreign Minister of Norway Børge Brende and Foreign Minister of Kosovo Enver Hoxhaj met 18 April in Oslo to discuss political situation in Western Balkans and enhanced bilateral cooperation.
Female Role Models of Kosovo
Prominent women from all sectors of society were gathered at the Norwegian Ambassador's Residence - A spirited day where experiences were exchanged and steps for the future shared.
Staff retreat in Belgrade
March 30th-31st our staff visited the Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade for a joint retreat and seminar. Among topics discussed was public diplomacy and embassy services for the public.
Studentpraktikant søkes til ambassaden i Prishtina Høst 2017
Den norske ambassaden i Prishtina tilbyr høsten 2017 praktikantopphold på inntil seks måneder for studenter som vil sette seg inn i forholdene ved en norsk utenriksstasjon. Søknadsfrist for praktikantstillingen er 30. April 2017.
The Ambassador Gave Lecture at Kosovo Local Government Institute Academy
The Norwegian Ambassador underlined important conditions for strengthening local governance, drawing on experiences from Norway and Kosovo.
The Ambassador visits Western Kosovo
On Thursday March 16th the Ambassador, together with Director Besnik Tahiri of Kosovo Local Government Institute visited the municipalities of Peja, Junik, Gjakova and Mamushe.
Continued dialogue the only way forward
The Ambassador visits Northern Kosovo. "Continued dialogue and cooperation between Kosovo and Serbia facilitates closer integration between the different communities" says the Ambassador.
Statement: Impact of "Human rights laws package"
There must be a strong culture of compliance, says the Norwegian Ambassador.
Statement on Kosovo Security Force
"I urge Kosovo authorities to refrain from transformation of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an armed force without a constitutional change and an inclusive political process," said Foreign Minister Børge Brende.