First ever white paper on the place of the oceans in Norwegian foreign and development policy
'The Government is stepping up its efforts to promote Norway's ocean interests. We intend to make sustainable use of the oceans a global priority,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
Happy anniversary, Nordic countries!
The Helsinki Treaty – the foundation of Nordic cooperation – was signed 55 years ago. This anniversary is being celebrated with events and flags flying throughout the region.
Norway launches innovative learning games for children affected by war and crisis
Norway has launched a new development tool that makes it possible for children to learn to read in areas where schools have been bombed and teachers and families have been forced to flee.
New round of peace talks between Philippine Government and NDFP
The Philippine Government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) will meet for a new round of peace talks in the town of Noordwijk in the Netherlands April 2 to 6.
GRP – NDFP conclude 3rd round of talks in Rome
The Philippine government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) successfully concluded another round of talks after both panels signed a joint statement highlighting agreements on major agenda points on 25 January 2016 in
New round of peace talks between Philippine Government and communist movement NDFP
‘I am pleased that representatives of the Philippine Government and the communist movement NDFP are now meeting for a new round of talks.
Norwegian child welfare advocate receives Presidential Award
StreetLight Philippines founder Erlend Johannesen received the 2016 Presidential Award for outstanding foreign individuals from Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte at the Malacañan Palace on 19 December 2016.
Bridge Builder Foundation opens new center
The new center of the Norwegian NGO Bridge Builder was inaugurated in its new location in Parañaque City, Manila, on 21 October 2016.
GRP – NDFP conclude second round of talks
The Philippine government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) successfully conclude another round of negotiations after both parties signed the joint statement 9 October 2016 in Oslo, Norway.
EFTA Parliamentary Committee visits the Philippines
The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Parliamentary Committee for the first time visits the Philippines 3-4 October 2016.
Norwegian Embassy and business leaders promote integrity
The Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Philippines-Norway Business Council (PNBC) co-organized the integrity seminar entitled Doing it Right on 4 May 2016 at Shangri-la Makati.