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June 13, positive results from the first phase of the Judicial Efficiency Project were presented. The project has been a cooperation of Norway, Sweden, the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council and the courts in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has aimed at backlog reduction, shortening case duration, alternative dispute resolution, addressing problems with processing utility cases, improving wor

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19 June is the International day for elimination of sexual violence in conflict. An event was hosted by the UNFPA at the UN premises in Sarajevo on 20 June. The purpose was the release of the Report on Stigmatization of Conflict-related Sexual Violence Survivors in BiH. Opening remarks were given by UNFPA Representative in BiH, Dr. Doina Bologa, Assistant Minister of Human Rights and Refugees o...

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Ambassador Lilloe spoke yesterday at the graduation of the first class from Stolac High School to have attended Nansen model of integrated education. MediaUnit . .   The Nansen Dialogue Centre has been very successful in its work on integrated education – gathering children and youth of different ethnic backgrounds in the same classrooms. The model of integrated education offers two

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From May 19 th to 21 st the Embassies of Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway together have arranged and hosted Nordic Days 2016 in Sarajevo. The Nordic Days had equality and sustainability as main topics. They consisted of series of lectures, workshops, discussions and exhibitions devoted to promote Nordic view on sustainability and equality as related to cities, fashion and gender

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Sarajevo will be closed on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 due to holiday.   ***   Ambasada Kraljevine Norveške u Sarajevu je zatvorena u utorak, 17. maja 2016 zbog praznika.   ***   Den kongelige norske ambassade i Sarajevo holder stengt på tirsdag, 17. mai 2016 grunnet helligdag.

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Norway will host the sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo 21-23 June 2016. The Congress will attract 1300 participants from over 80 countries, including ministers, parliamentarians, academics, lawyers, and members of civil society. - I am looking forward to hosting The World Congress Against the Death Penalty. This is an important platform where both retentionist and...

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Norwegian architects Joakim Skajaa and Arild Eriksen presented their work on socially responsible, affordable housing on 21 May at Meeting Point Cinema, as part of the Sarajevo Days of Architecture 2016. Their concept of architecture involves a bottom-up approach to neighborhood and housing development, actively seeking out the participation and ideas of the local residents or the actual...

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17 th May, the Norwegian national day, Ambassador Vibeke Lilloe gave a speech at the annual marking of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, arranged by Sarajevo Open Centre on the occasion of the presentation of the Pink Report. May is LGBTI equality month in Bosnia and Herzegovina, arranged by Sarajevo Open Centre and 10 other NGO’s. The Pin

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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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