2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipients Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai. 
Photo: (Kailash Satyarthi) Senado Federal. (Flickr) / (Malala Yousafzai) Prime Minister's Office (Flickr).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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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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Ambassador Hanne-Marie Kaarstad participated in the SAGCOT signing ceremony. 
Photo: Leila El Krekshi, Norwegian Embassy.

On the 30th of September 2014, The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, SAGCOT Centre and Seven Development Partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding for better coordination support and management funding to the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) Centre.

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Launching of new report; "Accelerating Action: Global Leaders on Challenges & Opportunities for MDG Achievement". Led by the Prime Minister of Norway and the President of the Republic of Rwanda, the MDG Leaders praise successes of improving people’s lives and demand more action. - Press release.

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Den norske ambassaden i Dar es Salaam tilbyr praktikantopphold for en til to studenter med varighet på inntil 6 måneder, med start i månedsskiftet januar/februar 2015.

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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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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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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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