Ambassador Erik Førner was presented the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit with the rank of officer. The award was conferred to him and to other awardees during a special ceremony in the historical Akershus Festning, Oslo on 20 August 2015.

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Photo: Roar Uthaug’s The Wave – the first Nordic disaster movie. (Photo credits: Norwegian Film Institute) .

Five Norwegian films - three features, two shorts - selected for the Toronto International Film Festival, which runs between 10-20 September.

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‘Norway has today been invited to enter into formal partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. I welcome this partnership, which will give us access to important political arenas and enhance the opportunities for Norwegian companies in Southeast Asian markets,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila is seeking an Administrative Officer/Accounting assistant to work in its Administration Section.

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Photo: United Nations.

The UN member states today agreed on a new, universal set of sustainable development goals for the next 15 years. The Sustainable Development Goals will replace the UN Millennium Development Goals at the beginning of next year, and they will combine the fight against poverty with a renewed effort to protect the environment. ‘The agreement reached in New York marks the start of an unparalleled...

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