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On September 20 and 21, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Yangon jointly organized a seminar for civil society organizations (CSOs) receiving Norwegian funding, as well as their partners. More than 80 people representing over 30 different CSOs attended the event.

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Wood working. 
Photo: Fllghtspeed.

In June 2015 the Norwegian Government launched the White Paper Working together  which describes how Norway will intensify its efforts to promote a sound private sector development in developing countries, and establishes new schemes for public–private partnerships. As a follow up of the White Paper, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) on 8 September 2016 launched two funding

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Photo: Norsk Filmdistribusjon/Motlys.

The Norwegian film “Kyss meg for faen i helvete” (“Kiss me stupid”, 2013) features in the Yangon European Film Festival, which will take place from September 16 to 27. The film will be screened at Nay Pyi Taw Cinema on Wednesday September 21 at 18:30 (6:30pm) and on Monday September 26 at 15:30 (3:30pm).

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Norway’s outgoing ambassador to Burma, Ms. Ann Ollestad, at the Norwegian Embassy in Rangoon, on her last day in August 2016. 
Photo: Pyay Kyaw / The Irrawaddy.

The Irrawaddy, a Myanmar news magazine, interviewed Norway’s outgoing Ambassador, H.E. Ms. Ann Ollestad on her last day in office, about her work and experience in Myanmar.

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High-level peace experts gather in Oslo 14 - 15 June to reflect on current peace processes and further strengthen the practice of conflict resolution globally. Myanmar has representatives from civil society and the Karen National Union at the conference.

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H.E. Ms. Tone Tinnes

Welcome to the website of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Myanmar.

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Målsetningen med praktikantordningen er å spre kunnskap og interesse for arbeidet i utenrikstjenesten. Under veiledning av ambassadens faste diplomater vil praktikantene delta i ambassadens daglige gjøremål og løpende arbeidsoppgaver. Det vil bli lagt vekt på å gi bred innsikt i utenrikstjenesten og dens oppgaver, samtidig som oppholdet skal ha relevans for praktikantenes studier. Utenriksstasj...

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Photo: MFA.

Foreign Minister Mr. Brende met with Union Minister for Foreign Affairs Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on 24 July.

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Norway will host the sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo 21-23 June 2016. The Congress will attract 1300 participants from over 80 countries, including ministers, parliamentarians, academics, lawyers, and members of civil society.

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