The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila wishes to offer its readers an easier way to keep updated about Norwegian news, information and events, and is therefore proud to present the official Facebook page of the embassy.

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Photo: KaSaMa.

On 10 June, 50 Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) working in the Post-Haiyan rehabilitation efforts in Eastern Visayas gathered in Tacloban City for the forum “Human Rights in Post-Disaster Work”.

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Tuesday 17 June, KaSaMa marked Pride Month with a dialogue with Boy Abunda and Bemz Benedito on LGBT rights promotion and the pending anti-discrimination bill in the Philippines.

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Photo: WE Act 1325.

From May 7-27, 2014, Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) and WE Act 1325 conducted several workshops on the localization, operationalization and monitoring of the Philippine National Action Plan (P-NAP) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and UNSCRs 1325 and 1820.

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On 17 May, about 250 guests celebrated Norway’s national day and the 200 years anniversary of the Norwegian constitution on the open-air film festival “Viking Screamfest” in Makati.

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Consular Office of Finland in Manila is closed from July 7 to August 15, 2014 due to officer's annual leave. There is no customer service during that time.

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The newly appointed Force Commander on Cyprus, Major General Kristin Lund. . 
Photo: Norwegian Armed Forces.

The Norwegian Major General, Kristin Lund, is the first woman being appointed to lead a UN peacekeeping operation.

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Photo: Farstad Shipping.

To continue the maritime cooperation between Norway and the Philippines, Norwegian government has decided to assist MARINA in improving the deficiencies that was discovered after several EMSA inspections.

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Riksforsamlingen på Eidsvoll. . 
Photo: Painting by Oscar Wergeland.

The Bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution in 2014 will raise awareness of what our Constitution means today and the role it can be expected to play in our future democracy.

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