Closure of the NPM project in Kosovo, as well as the 70th anniversary of the Council of Europe.
Statement by the Deputy Head of Mission Stein-Ivar Lothe Eide at the closing conference of the project "Strengthening the National Prevantive Mechanism in Kosovo". The event did also mark the 70th anniversary of the Council of Europe.
Enhanced Access to Justice and Rule of Law Reform Project - Ambassador's Statement
Ambassador Per Strand Sjaastad's speech at the launch of UNDP’s Project “Enhanced Access to Justice and Rule of Law Reform”.
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.
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.
"Kosovo has a lot of strong men and women – it also needs strong institutions"
Ambassador Per Strand Sjaastad's speech at the launch of the project “Advancing Kosovo’s Institutions, Democratisation & Regional 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.
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.
KosLift Project - Ambassador's Statement
Following is the Norwegian Ambassador Per Strand Sjaastad's statement given at the Rochester Institute of Technology Kosovo in regards to the KosLift project that the Embassy supports through IPKO Foundation.
Transitional Justice project - Ambassador's Statement
Following is the Norwegian Ambassador Per Strand Sjaastad's statement given at the University of Prishtina in regards to the project on transitional justice which the Embassy supports.
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.
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.