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Sarajevo Open Centre has published a new report on the state of women’s rights in Bosnia-Herzegovina – this time in cooperation with the women’s foundation “CURE”. The Norwegian Embassy has financially supported the report, which shows both positive and negative trends regarding gender equality issues in Bosnia-Herzegovina. According to the report, 2014 was the year when the issue of war relate...

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The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) as implementing partner, morally and financially supports the project “Tackling taxation, informal economy and corruption in the Western Balkans, towards better governance and democracy”. On 8 April, the Norwegian Embassy was represented in the panel for a roundtable discussion about the project,...

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The Norwegian Ambassador, Ms Vibeke Lilloe, giving a speech at the job fair in Banja Luka. Photo: Norwegian Embassy

An education and job fair took place in Banja Luka on 20 March, organized by the EU and supported by the Norwegian Embassy. The job and education fair is helping young people realizing their potential and providing a good platform for networking, with the purpose of creation of jobs.

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Norwegian Embassy intern together with the leaders of the youth club. Photo: Norwegian Embassy

On 18 February, the Norwegian Ambassador visited the youth center “Carpe Diem” in flood stricken Doboj.

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From the performance I.B.S.E.N. Portuguese scholarship winner 2012. Photo: Susana Paiva.

Ibsen Awards are announcing The Ibsen Scholarships 2015. Funds for professional theatre performances based on Henrik Ibsen’s plays are now available.

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On Monday March 23 the Norwegian Ambassador, Ms Vibeke Lilloe, invited women from the women’s association “Udružene” to a knitting party in her residence. Approximately 30 women participated at the party where they knitted, drank tea and showed off the different items they had made.

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Acting EUSR Renzo Daviddi, 1st place Milovan Matic (Press RS), 2nd place Nikola Salapura (Nezavisne novine), 3rd place Drazen Barisic and Igor Calic (Radio Balkan), and Norwegian Ambassador Vibeke Lilloe Photo: Norwegian Embassy

On 19 March, The Norwegian Ambassador attended a Journalist Award ceremony in Banja Luka.

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Den norske ambassaden i Sarajevo søker studentpraktikant høsten 2015. Praktikantoppholdet varer seks måneder, med tiltredelse 1.juli.

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Norwegian women got the right to vote in 1813. Here are some of them campaigning for American women's right to vote.  Photo: Arthur Gran/Norsk Folkemuseum

March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day. Gender equality is important for individual women and men. It is also good for the economy!

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