Photo: http://endviolence.un.org/Photo: http://endviolence.un.org/

25th November is the International Day for The Elimination of Violence against Women. Preventing violence against women, including access to justice for the survivors is a priority concern for Norway in BiH. According to the United Nations, violence against women and girls is one of the most wide-spread violations of human rights. A study by the World health Organisation found that world-wide, ...

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The Norwegian Embassy in Sarajevo and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs have been supporting the NDC for many years and have been long-lasting partners in the implementation of educational and peace promoting projects in BiH and other countries in the region. The system of two schools under one roof is a reality in many parts of BiH. The NDC in Mostar works for integrating and unifying...

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If you are from Bosnia and Herzegovina, you can visit siu.no here  and apply to do your Masters or PhD degree in Norway. If selected you will receive the same amount of economic support that Norwegian citizens do. This is an offer from the Norwegian government through the Quota Scheme. Please note that there are more cirteria you must fulfill. The aim of the scheme is the promo

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Norwegian Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ms Vibeke Lilloe, participated in the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding to mark the beginning of the reconstruction of Prijedor Basic Court.

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The Norwegian Ambassador visited Doboj, to turn on the rehabilitated central heating in Doboj. The rehabilitation was achieved with Norwegian financial support, channeled through the UNDP.

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Flooding and landslides in southeastern Europe in May, led to destruction of buildings, infrastructure and agricultural areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Following this, the Norwegian Embassy in Sarajevo announced a flood relief fund for BiH.  4.000.000 NOK were redirected to support local organizations, communities and authorities in their efforts to regain normalcy and livelihood,

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On the 8th of November, renowned Norwegian jazz saxophonist and tenor Håkon Kornstad performed music from his album Dwell Time, at the Sarajevo Jazz Fest.

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On Friday, 17 October 2014, the Norwegian Embassy to Bosnia and Herzegovina and representatives of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs participated in the opening of the first Start-up weekend at INTERA Technology Park, in Mostar.

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Women are under-represented at all levels of politics in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Norwegian Embassy sees gender equality and the empowerment of women as vital for a dynamic and prosperous BiH.

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