Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit engaged with youth at the Stepping Stones Community of Practice. 
Photo: Lars Lillo Ulvestad, Norad.Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit engaged with youth at the Stepping Stones Community of Practice. Photo: Lars Lillo Ulvestad, Norad

On April 12, 2016, the UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway completed a one-day working visit to Tanzania to assess progress made in eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and to see how young people are engaging in the country’s AIDS response. Norway is a long-term supporter of UNAIDS and Her Royal Highness has been an...

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10 largest recipient countries of Norwegian Development Aid in 2015. 
Photo: Norad.

The official Norwegian development aid figures for 2015 were released by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, Norad, 11.04.2016. In 2015 Norwegian development aid amounted to NOK 34.5 billion which corresponded to 1.05 per cent of Norway's gross national income (GNI). All together 109 countries received Norwegian development aid in 2015.

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The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) has launched a new funding scheme for collaboration between higher education institutions in Norway and selected developing countries.

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Norway joins hands with Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa to support smallholder farmers. The program “Inclusive Green Growth of the Smallholder Agricultural Sector of SAGCOT” was launched in Dar es Salaam on 11th March 2016. By improving access to finance and agronomic advice as well as markets for produce and agricultural inputs, the program aims to improve income and food security of...

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The High Commissioners and Ambassadors to Tanzania of Belgium, Canada, Denmark, the European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States, issued the following statement on March 21st 2016 regarding the election re-run which took place in Zanzibar on March 20th, 2016:

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17. mai tog i Oslo. 
Photo: Innovasjon Norge.

I anledning nasjonaldagen ønsker ambassadør Hanne-Marie Kaarstad alle nordmenn med ektefelle og barn velkommen til tradisjonell 17. mai feiring i embetsboligen.

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As part of a recent three-day whistle-stop tour of Tanzania, Ms. Tone Skogen, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway, began her visit in Arusha, where she met with EAC officials to discuss regional and bilateral affairs.

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On 30 March 2016, some articles in the news media made references to Norwegian budget support to Tanzania. These articles contained several factual errors. The Embassy would therefore like to clarify the following:

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The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (The Education Commission) launched a global video competition 21.03.2016 that challenges young people to tell their stories and share ideas about the future of education. Winners will be announced during the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September. The launch coincides with the official announcement of...

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