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Violence against women and girls is a gross violation of human rights, and a major challenge affecting countries around the world. Norway supports this year’s #OrangetheWorld campaign and 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence. The Norwegian Embassy, together with our Swedish counterpart, light the embassies’ common façade in orange on the night to 25 November, the International Day...

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It was a full house and great atmosphere at Meeting Point Cinema in Sarajevo during the screening of the Norwegian film Kon-Tiki. The screening was hosted by the Norwegian Embassy, in cooperation with Obala Art Centar and Meeting Point Cinema. MediaUnit . .   Kon-Tiki tells the story about the expedition of legendary Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his crew across the South Seas to the.

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Tuesday 27 September the Embassy witnessed the presentation of new and climate friendly technology in Trebinje.

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This week, the Embassy met with different civil society organisations and initiatives in Republika Srpska, seeking a broader picture of the atmosphere in the RS and the concerns of civil society. Chargé d' Affaires a.i. Anne Havnør and colleagues met with Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of RS, Bijeljina Youth Council, Theatre “Ubuntu”, and “LARA” Women’s Association in Bijeljina, and “Civic...

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Representatives from the Norwegian Embassy with Mr. Jusuf Arifagic, at Arifagic Farm in Kozarac. Photo: The Norwegian Embassy

On Tuesday 5 July, Ambassador Vibeke Lilloe visited Arifagic farm in Kozarac. In only a couple of years, the farm has expanded and now counts more than 630 cows of the breed “Norwegian Red Cow” (NRF). And already Mr. Jusuf Arifagic, who was a refugee in Norway during the war, and who wants to contribute back into his first home country, has expansion plans. He is heading towards the...

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A “Court Settlement Week” was arranged this October by the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina (HJPC). The event was organized within the framework of the project “Improving Judicial Efficiency 2”, supported by Norway, with the objective of completing as many court cases as possible through alternative dispute resolution methods. Throughout the week, 833 court...

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In a ceremony on 14 September, Ambassador Ms Guri Rusten presented her credentials to Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Bakir Izetbegovic.

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Representatives from APIK, The Norwegian Embassy and UNDP handing out certificates to participant of the training program. Photo: UNDP.

On Thursday 14 July, The Norwegian Embassy took part in an event arranged by UNDP Bosnia Herzegovina, that marked the finalization of a training program on anticorruption. The representative from the Embassy handed out certificates to the employees from different institutions participating in the three-day training program in April. The training program is part of the overall UNDP project...

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Sarajevo will be closed on Tuesday, 5 July 2016 due to holiday.   ***   Ambasada Kraljevine Norveške u Sarajevu je zatvorena u utorak, 5. jula 2016 zbog praznika.   ***   Den kongelige norske ambassade i Sarajevo holder stengt på tirsdag, 5. juli 2016 grunnet helligdag.

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