The Norwegian Ambassador Tove Skarstein together with Kati Marton. 
Fotó: Mathias Slettholm.The Norwegian Ambassador Tove Skarstein together with Kati Marton. Fotó: Mathias Slettholm

The Committee to Protect Journalists was last week in Hungary to meet with journalists, politicians, right defenders and others to discuss Hungary’s press freedom record. Last Friday, the Norwegian Embassy hosted a reception for the delegation to obtain information about the current situation.

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Fotó: JASON SZENES MARTIAL TREZZINI / PAP/EPA.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 is to be awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.

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Tove Skarstein nagykövet

Nagy öröm számomra, hogy a Norvég Nagykövetség honlapján köszönthetem. Napjainkban a Norvégia és Magyarország közötti kapcsolatok nagyon szorosak, és a földrajzi távolság ellenére sokkal több dolog köt össze bennünket, mint ami szétválaszt.

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Vidar Helgesen európai ügyekért felelős miniszter sajtónyilatkozata - 2014. szeptember 9.

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Paul Kagame and Erna Solberg, the co-chair of the MDG Advocates group, together with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Prime Minister Solberg, together with President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, were appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to chair the Millennium Development Goals Advocates Group in November 2013. This week, the group of 37 world leaders published a report, outlining the challenges and opportunities for achieving the MDG by December 2015.

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Fotó: SCANPIX/Håkon Mosvold Larsen.

Last Friday, the Norwegian Ambassador Tove Skarstein spoke about gender politics at the “Women’s participation in politics – Hungarian and international panorama after the 2014 parliamentary elections and ahead of the local elections”.

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The three winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. 
Fotó: ntnu.edu.

The Norwegian couple May-Britt and Edvard I. Moser received the prize together with the American John O`Keefe for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain. Below is the press release from the Nobel Assembly.

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In light of recent developments, the Royal Norwegian Embassy considers it necessary to respond to a number of misunderstandings and misconceptions that have surfaced in recent debates concerning the EEA/Norway Grants and the NGO Fund. Here are the basic facts.

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Anna Benedek, president of Large Families’ Association of Balatonalmadi . 
Fotó: Márkus András.

After almost a year of preparatory works, the so-called Balaton Nora Point project, supported by the EEA/Norway Grants NGO Fund, has finally been launched in Balatonalmadi, a town by the Lake Balaton.

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