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

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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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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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June 13, positive results from the first phase of the Judicial Efficiency Project were presented. The project has been a cooperation of Norway, Sweden, the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council and the courts in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has aimed at backlog reduction, shortening case duration, alternative dispute resolution, addressing problems with processing utility cases, improving wor

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Den norske ambassaden i Sarajevo søker studentpraktikant våren 2017. Praktikantoppholdet varer seks måneder, med tiltredelse i begynnelsen av januar.

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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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19 June is the International day for elimination of sexual violence in conflict. An event was hosted by the UNFPA at the UN premises in Sarajevo on 20 June. The purpose was the release of the Report on Stigmatization of Conflict-related Sexual Violence Survivors in BiH. Opening remarks were given by UNFPA Representative in BiH, Dr. Doina Bologa, Assistant Minister of Human Rights and Refugees o...

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