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Member state representatives of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and Philippine Trade Secretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. signed a free trade agreement on 28 April 2016 in Bern, Switzerland.

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Photo: The agreement was signed 27 April by Secretary General in Save the Children, Tove R. Wang, and Assistant Director General in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ingunn Vatne.  Photo: M.B. Haga, MFA.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is today signing a three-year agreement with Save the Children on education in situations of crisis and conflict. 'Support for education in crises and conflicts is more important than ever. In addition to signing this agreement, we are also giving NOK 63 million to Save the Children's education efforts in Syria and Iraq,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge...

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'The Crop Wild Relatives project is playing an important part in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change and promoting achievement of the new sustainable development goals, particularly Goal 2 on food security and nutrition,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, when he signed an agreement on 14 April pledging Norwegian support to the last phase of the 10-year project.

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Photo: Nancy Bundt/ Innovation Norway.

17. mai-komiteen for 2016 har gleden av å invitere til tradisjonelt familearrangement i Manila. Vi kan by på tog, musikkorps, tale, sang og lek.

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Photo: Foreign Minister Børge Brende, General Yves Daccord (left) of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Red Cross Secretary General Asne Havnelid when they met earlier this year. .

Norway is earmarking NOK 40 million for efforts to help people with disabilities and to combat sexual violence in humanitarian crises. 'Certain groups are more vulnerable than others in situations of war and conflict. Norway will intensify its efforts to prevent violence and injury, and to help those who are affected,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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The Norway – Asia Business Summit returns from where it began in 1998. This year’s edition opens today in Singapore with about 250 leaders from Norway and the Asian region expected to join.

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