Ambassador Mrs. Hanne-Marie Kaarstad meets with H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania.Ambassador Mrs. Hanne-Marie Kaarstad meets with H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania.

The new Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania, Mrs. Hanne-Marie Kaarstad, presented her credentials to H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, 9 September 2014.

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Photo: Amanda Voisard.

World leaders descend on New York for high-level meetings at the United Nations from 22-26 September 2014. During the week a great number of topics will be tackled, such as human rights, poverty reduction, climate change and gender equality, all of which are key priorities for Norway.

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The report “Real-time Evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative – Synthesising Report 2007/2013” presents the real-time findings of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) to support the efforts to reduce the emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, taking into account forest conservation, sustainable management of forests and the...

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The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) has granted additional funds amounting to NOK 38.65 million to International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) as part of the Oil for Development (OfD) programme for the period 2014-2016, with the aim to strengthen the accountability in the management of oil and gas resources.

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H.E. Ms. Ingunn Klepsvik and the President of Seychelles, Mr. James Michel. 
Photo: Mervyn Marie, Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles.

On July 20th the Norwegian Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway, H.E. Ms. Ingunn Klepsvik paid a final visit to the Head of State of the Seychelles, President James Michel, to thank him for the good cooperation as her four years tenure as Ambassador to the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Seychelles has come to an end.

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Norway and Tanzania have signed an agreement to support Arusha Technical College (ATC) in the rehabilitation of Kikuletwa hydropower plant and the establishment of a training centre for hydropower technicians.

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