The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 has been awarded the Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and the Pakistani children’s education activist Malala Yousafzai.

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World leaders descend on New York for high-level meetings at the United Nations from September 22-26th. During the week a great number of topics will be tackled, such as human rights, poverty reduction, climate change and gender equality, all of which are key priorities for Norway.

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Former Norwegian Prime Minister, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, took up the post as NATO Secretary General on 1 October 2014.

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

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila is now hiring two Political and Communications Advisors and a Senior Consular and Administrative Officer.

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Den siste tidens evakueringer rundt Mount Mayon-vulkanen aktualiserer på ny spørsmålet om hvordan nordmenn på Filippinene skal forholde seg ved naturkatastrofer.

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KaSaMa an inter-embassy and multi-stakeholder human rights initiative, in partnership with ANC presented “Bangsamoro and Beyond: A National Conversation” on October 8, at the Dolphy Theater, ABS-CBN Compound.

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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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