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

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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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Last week the annual Telenor Youth Forum Asia was hosted in Bangkok. The event is organized with the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, and invites talented youth from Telenor's markets around the world to find paths to dialogue and peace.

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A new fund for education in emergencies, Education Cannot Wait, will be launched at the world Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul today. Norway is providing up to NOK 100 million for the first year,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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H. E. Ms Ann OLLESTAD. 
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Welcome to the website of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Myanmar.

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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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Photo: Diana Huynh/Norwegian Embassy.

The Norwegian Embassy had the pleasure of hosting a dinner celebrating the Center for Diversity and National Harmony’s (‪CDNH‬) week-long forum: Enriching Women Leadership in Myanmar.

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The Norwegian Climate and Environment Ministry (KLD) is cooperating with Myanmar’s Ministry of Natural Recourses and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) with three major environmental projects.

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