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Photo: Ken Opprann.Photo: Ken Opprann

For 2017-2018, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) will engage in a new evaluation programme for Norwegian aid efforts. The intent of NORAD’s evaluation programme is to document the degree to which Norwegian development assistance is effective, relevant, and achieves the required results. The evaluation programme is created based on a series of suggestions and ideas received by...

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King Harald's speech at Yangon University in 2014. 
Photo: The Royal House of Norway.

The Norwegian embassy in Yangon, in collaboration with the University of Yangon, is proud to announce a second batch of 10 numbers of Bachelor’s scholarships to study at the University of Yangon in the fields of history and humanities (Anthropology, Archaeology, Geography, Law, Political Science, Philosophy, Psychology, International relations, Literature (Myanmar and English)

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From left to right: Norwegian Deputy Chief of Mission Einar Rystad, Norwegian Ambassador Tone Tinnes, Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw, Myanmar Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Tin, Myanmar Chief of Protocol U Ko Ko Naing. 
Photo: The Kyemon Daily.

On Monday 10 October, Ambassador Tone Tinnes presented her credentials to the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, U Htin Kyaw. The credential ceremony took place at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw. The Ambassador also met with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Ambassador Tone Tinnes welcoming the seminar participants.

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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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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H.E. Ms. Tone Tinnes

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

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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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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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