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Yesterday the Norwegian Ambassador, Vibeke Lilloe, visited the children and youth center in Vučilovac, to be rehabilitated by UNDP.

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The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs supports Norwegian Peoples Aid’s (NPA) efforts to assist Bosnia and Herzegovina Mine Action Center (BiH MAC) in demining activities related to the floods.

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On Friday, 4 July, Ms. Dušanka Majkić, Chair of the Committee for Monitoring the work of the Agency for Corruption Prevention and Anti-corruption Coordination of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the Norwegian Ambassador, H. E. Mrs. Vibeke Lilloe, in cooperation with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in BiH, gave opening speeches at the conference “Development...

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‘I would like to congratulate Thorbjørn Jagland on his re-election. It reflects the strong support for his reform work in the Council of Europe. In these times of crisis in Europe, with major challenges relating to human rights and democracy, the Council of Europe is more important than it has been for a very long time,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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MP Kristian Norheim being interviewed by the press. 
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This week, Mr. Kristian Norheim, Norwegian parliamentarian from the Progress Party, one of two parties in the ruling Government coalition, visited Sarajevo to participate in the marking of the Bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution. In view of Norway’s significant contribution as a development cooperation partner to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr Norheim was also particularly interested in the...

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Forum for Prosperity and Jobs continues with a working seminar in Banjaluka

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The Dutch Ambassador Mr. Jurriaan Kraak, and the Norwegian Deputy Head of Mission Ms. Mariam Naqvi, attending the opening ceremony in Toplica. 
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Last week, the Dutch and Norwegian embassies visited Toplica to take part in the official opening ceremony of the Norwegian People’s Aid’s (NPA) project “Mine action intervention in the Srebrenica region”. The project is part of NPA’s Humanitarian Disarmament Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina, implemented with financial support from Norway and the Netherlands.

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Sarajevo is redirecting 4.000.000 NOK (approximately 1.000.000 BAM) within the current Embassy Fund budget for support to flooded areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This support is targeted to local organizations, communities and authorities in their efforts to regain normalcy and livelihood in their communities, and to develop social structures and civil society...

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Foreign Minister Børge in discussion with Nadira Skajlic Mingasson from NGO Udruzene

I forbindelse med sin deltagelse på det internasjonale toppmøtet mot seksualisert vold i krig og konflikt i London denne uken møtte utenriksminister Børge Brende også kvinneorganisasjonen ‘Udruzene’ fra Bosnia-Hercegovina.

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