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To celebrate the Nordic Cooperation, the embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden will arrange the Nordic days with several events on the 19-21st of May with many of the events open to the public. The theme will be “Equality and Sustainability” – gender equality for all and sustainable solutions for cities and fashion. The cooperation between the Nordic countr

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Ambassador Lilloe spoke at the press conference organized by The High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council today. The purpose of the press conference was to present the results of the rehabilitation work of judicial institution buildings affected by the flooding in May 2014. A number of judicial institutions in BiH endured significant physical damages after the flooding and landslides in May 2014...

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Ambassador Lilloe spoke at the opening of Mostar Software City today. This is an initiative by INTERA, together with seven other companies. INTERA is one of three business incubators/innovation centres that Norway has funded. The other two are located in Tuzla and Banja Luka. Mostar Software City has been funded through the project “INTERA TP Mostar”, supported by the Norwegian Ministry of...

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“The International day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action” was marked today at the Norwegian People’s Aid’s base in Vogosca. Norway has been present and active in humanitarian demining in Bosnia and Herzegovina, contributing to Norwegian People’s Aid with approximately 80 million KM since 1996. Ambassador Lilloe spoke about the important work that NPA does. Progress is being made ...

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The Norwegian Ambassador, Vibeke Lilloe spoke to participants at Okvir’s forum theatre event “It” this Friday. This was the final event of Okvir’s project “Through Frames: Towards public space of transformation, love and freedom.” The famous Bosnian artist Bozo Vreco was also present with his music video “Aladza”, which Norway has funded. The Ambassador commended Bozo Vreco for his good cause...

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Monday 18th April the Embassy paid a visit to Orasje Municipality, where Deputy Head of Mission Anne Havnør met with partners and beneficiaries of the project organised by Transcultural Psychosocial Educational Foundation (TPO), as well as the Canton Posavina President and the Mayor of the municipality. The Embassy supports the project Women’s Economic Stability For Peaceful Community (WESPAC)....

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The Embassy staff with their old friend Bosanka. Photo: Norwegian Embassy.

Thursday 7 th  of April Ambassador Lilloe paid a visit to Jusuf Arifagic’s farm complex in Kozarac near Prijedor. This state of the art farm has 670 Norwegian red cows, 14 hectares of farm facilities and 150 hectares of land, and it employs 30 people. In addition to the farm itself, the whole business of Arifagic Investment consists of a veterinary station, an agricultural pharmacy, a...

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The Norwegian Embassy visited the Sarajevo branch of the Norwegian company “Smed Engineering” today. The company also has activities in Mostar.  As an intermediary mostly between customers from Sweden and Norway -  but more and more also from other parts of the world like the USA and China – and producers in the Western Balkan Region - Smed has success as regards  designing and prod

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Ambassador Lilloe with academics from BiH, Austria and Slovenia. Photo: Norwegian Embassy

Ambassador Lilloe yesterday attended a conference launching a project on energy efficiency in Burch University in Ilidza. The conference had the title “Energy Efficiency in Buildings – Basis for Achieving Socio-economic Growth in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, and was part of a project, organized by Green Council and supported by the Norwegian Embassy. The project addresses and connects all three..

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