‘The fight for strengthening human rights is the common thread in everything Norway commits to internationally,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step up its efforts to promote and protect human rights.
Norwegian director Torill Kove, who won the Academy Award in 2007, is competing again with her new animated short, Me and My Moulton (Moulton og meg).
Norgesskolen is a three week summer school in Norwegian language and culture for children of Norwegian parents or for children and youth aged between 9 and 18 who wish to maintain contact with the Norwegian language and culture.
Norway will provide NOK 1.6 billion (USD 258 mill) to the Green Climate Fund over the next four years. With this announcement, the total amount pledged to the Fund has now reached the equivalent of USD 9.95 billion.
The inaugural Norwegian Embassy Annual Business Seminar was held in Perth, Friday 24 October.