Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Slovak Ministry of Environment organized on 29 November 2016 a conference in Bratislava titled “Improved Waste Management - an Integral Part on the Transition to a Circular Economy”. The conference was financially supported from the Norway Grants and was opened by the State Secretary of the ministry Norbert Kurilla and Ambassador of Norway Inga Magistad....

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Norway and Slovakia have signed new MoUs on the EEA and Norway Grants. In the years ahead, important areas of cooperation will be business and innovation and climate change. Funding will also be used to develop cross-border cooperation between Slovakia and Ukraine.

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Cezhraničná spolupráca, ochrana a revitalizácia kultúrneho a prírodného dedičstva, miestne regionálne iniciatívy na zníženie národných nerovností a podporu sociálnej inklúzie, domáce a rodovo podmienené násilie či zelené inovácie v priemysle – to sú len niektoré z oblastí, v ktorých sa od roku 2009 finančne podporuje množstvo zmysluplných projektov prispievajúcich k odstraňovaniu ekonomických a...

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‘I would like to congratulate this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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Around EUR 2.8 billion is being made available for reducing social and economic disparities in Central and Southern Europe. The negotiations on how this funding is to be used have already started.

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State Secretary Anne Grete Erlandsen from Norway participated in the informal meeting of health ministers in Bratislava this week. Subjects on the agenda were shortage of medicines, the reasons behind and possible solutions to resolve it. They also discussed the decreasing use of vaccines, and the issue of tuberculosis in Europe.

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Den norske ambassaden i Bratislava tilbyr et spennende opphold som praktikant for vårsemesteret 2017. Målsettingen med praktikantordningen er å spre kunnskap om og interesse for utenrikstjenesten.

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Photo: T2GE.

In the framework of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Slovak Ministry of Environment organized an international conference “T2gE – Transition to the Green Economy”. The conference took place over two days and was partially financed through EEA Grants, with a number of prominent politicians, scientists and business people present.

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On July 23, the Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited Bratislava to meet her Slovak counterpart Mr. Robert Fico. She also met with Speaker of Parliament Mr. Andrej Danko and the deputy speaker, Mr. Martin Glvác. The visit also included a visit to a shelter for victims of domestic abuse and violence in Slovakia, funded through the EEA Norway grants mechanism.

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Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia, and Timoleón Jiménez, head of the guerrilla group Farc-EP, today announced a historic agreement to bring an end to the conflict in their country. Foreign Minister Børge Brende took part in the formal ceremony in Havana, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and President Raúl Castro, among others.

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“The Philippine government and the Communist movement NDFP are coming to Oslo to resume formal peace negotiations in a conflict which has been running for 47 years. We are very committed to offering our support in this process,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Norway is the facilitator when Philippine authorities and the Communist Movement National Democratic Front of the...

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15. augusta 2016 zverejnil Národný kontaktný bod výzvu, v rámci ktorej sa môžete uchádzať o podporu na bilaterálnu aktivitu uskutočnenú v spolupráci s partnermi z Nórska, Islandu alebo Lichtenštajnska. Oblasti podpory pokrývajú spoluprácu v rámci kultúry, životného prostredia a sociálnych aktivít. Žiadatelia môžu zorganizovať spoločné podujatie, zúčastniť sa podujatia pripraveného partnerskou...

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