Thursday 4 February, Ambassador Inga Magistad participated at the opening of two women’s shelters in Petrzalka, which have received support from EEA and Norway Grants for fighting domestic and gender based violence.

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Photo: Ahmad Baroudi.

‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region. For this reason, Norway is now increasing its aid to Syria and the region to NOK 2.4 billion for 2016. We intend to maintain this high level of assistance and will provide a total of around NOK...

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Sýria je najväčšou svetovou humanitárnou krízou, a je potrebná medzinárodná pomoc vo výške niekoľko miliárd dolárov na podporu ľudí zmietajúcich sa v konflikte.

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Norwegian figure skater Anne Line Gjersem (21) sets a new personal record in the European figure skating championship in Bratislava.

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Do you know an exceptional person who has gone beyond the call of duty and shown outstanding dedication and service to the displacement cause? We are asking for your help to identify inspiring and committed candidates. The deadline for nominations is 8 February 2016.

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The Jewish Suburbia of Bardejov is one of the most precious Jewish monuments in Europe which the status of has been neglected for many years. The Central Union of Jewish Religious Communities with the local civic association Vita in Suburbia received a grant from the EEA grants for reconstruction of the Old Synagogue, one of the object of the Jewish Suburbia.

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Parents with two children together. 
Photo: CH - Visitnorway.com/Vigeland-museet/BONO  .

Due to globalization and increased migration, more children and families with foreign citizenship are in contact with the child welfare service in Norway than ever before. Many children residing in Norway have parents from different countries and family ties in more than one country. The following are some highlights of the Norwegian situation.

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„Sme radi, že môžeme vďaka grantom EHP a Nórska podporiť tento dôležitý projekt obnovy Pisztoryho paláca v bratislavskom Starom meste“ povedala nórska veľvyslankyňa na tlačovej konferencii v paláci v stredu 13. januára 2015.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching a new strategy today for efforts to promote freedom of expression. ‘Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Photo: Sølve Sundsbø.

This weekend Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja mark the 25th anniversary of their ascension to the Norwegian throne.

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Nórske kráľovstvo poskytne v budúcom roku 380 miliónov nórskych korún (40 miliónov eur) na Núdzový fond OSN (CERF) . Oznámil to nórsky minister zahraničných vecí Børge Brende v deň 10. výročia založenia fondu 17. decembra.

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Posilňovanie ľudských práv je prioritou nórskej zahraničnej politiky a dnes je Deň ľudských práv!

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