Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Ragna Marie Fjeld.Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Ragna Marie Fjeld

‘The fight for strengthening human rights is the common thread in everything Norway commits to internationally,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step up its efforts to promote and protect human rights

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‘I am deeply concerned about developments in Jerusalem,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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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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Reisende i Israel og Palestina bør gjøre seg kjent med UDs reiseråd, som vurderes jevnlig. Det gjøres oppmerksom på at situasjonen i området er ustabil og omskiftelig og at sikkerhetsforholdene raskt kan endre seg.

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‘I condemn today’s terrorist attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem in the strongest possible terms,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Norway’s ambassador to Poland, Karsten Klepsvik, in front of the Museum’s donor wall.
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Photo: Norwegian Embassy, Poland.

Norway is a proud donor of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews officially opened in Warsaw today in the presence of the Polish and Israeli presidents.

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The Norwegian-Israeli business seminar planned in Tel Aviv on Wednesday 5 November 2014 is postponed and will be held at a later date.

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Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund has radically increased its investment in Israel over the last couple of years. Norway now owns stocks and bond in Israel worth 8 billion shekels.

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