The Royal Norwegian Embassy is inviting participation in a tender procedure to establish a contract for undertaking the REDD+ Lessons Learned Assignment in Tanzania. A link with questions and answers regarding the tender can be found at the bottom of the announcement. The tender deadline is 1 December 2014 (at noon).

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Den norske ambassaden i Dar es Salaam overtar ansvaret for danske søknader om visum og oppholdstillatelser i 2015. For å styrke vår kapasitet på utlendingsfeltet utlyses stilling som lokalt ansatt norsk/nordisk saksbehandler. Søknadsfristen er 12. desember 2014.

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Photo: Ayla Johanne Lillevik.

Beyond output, examples of results from Norwegian capacity building support to universities in Tanzania:

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Close to 200 representatives from the government, academia, civil society and media were present when REPOA, CMI and the National Bureau of Statistics presented their new research programme "Tanzania as a future petro-state" at the Hyatt Hotel in Dar es Salaam 24.10.2014. The Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania, H.E. Mrs. Hanne-Marie Kaarstad, presented opening remarks.

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Press release 10 October 2014 - Norway is the first country to support the World Bank’s new multidonor fund for the fight against Ebola. ‘It is positive that the World Bank is setting up a fund to put the health sector in the affected countries in a better position to deal with the crisis. Norway will contribute nearly NOK 70 million to the fund,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Please be informed that the Norwegian Embassy in Dar es Salaam will be closed 24-25 November 2014.

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2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipients Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai. 
Photo: (Kailash Satyarthi) Senado Federal. (Flickr) / (Malala Yousafzai) Prime Minister's Office (Flickr).

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 has been awarded the Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and the Pakistani children’s education activist Malala Yousafzai.

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Photo: Norwegian-African Business Association - NABA.

The Norwegian-African Business Summit 2014 will be held at Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel in Oslo 30 October 2014.

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Pressrelease 8 October 2014 - The Government intends to increase Norway’s budget for 2015 to NOK 32.5 billion. This is an increase of more than NOK 1 billion compared with 2014. Priority is given to education, humanitarian assistance, health and vaccination, private sector development, climate change and human rights. These are key areas for eradicating extreme poverty.

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