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Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafza...

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Photo: United Nations Photo via flickr.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is to visit Norway on 6–8 July. During his time in the country, he will meet Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, he will take part in the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, and he will visit Svalbard.

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I Norge er valgdagen for kommunestyrevalget og fylkestingsvalget 2015 mandag 14. september.

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Photo: Day of the Seafarer / International Maritime Organization.

For five years now, the International Day of the Seafarer is celebrated every June 25th. The day is designated to recognize the contribution of seafarers to the world economy. The International Maritime Organization (IOM) estimates that ships transport 90% of the world’s goods thus the great impact of the maritime industry in our daily lives.

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Photo: Astrid Sehl/Utenriksdepartementet.

The world’s most prominent experts involved in conflict resolution and peace mediation gathered in Losby Gods, Norway on 16-17 June 2015 for the Oslo Forum 2015.

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Photo: Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process.

Today, 16 June 2015, is the start of the decommissioning process, which will put the combatants and their weapons beyond use as part of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro.

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