The Norwegian Deputy Minister of Oil and Energy, H.E. Ms. Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde, participated today in the Egypt- Norway Technology Days in Cairo. The two-day event is organized in collaboration between the Ministry of Petroleum of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Norwegian Energy Partners. Norway has more than 40 years of experience in oil and gas exploration and is today the third...

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A new Norwegian book is now available to Arab readers. Linn Stalsberg's book, published in 2013 by Aschehoug, is now translated into Arabic. The Arabic version of the book, which received reviews as the best book on women liberation in many years, will be launched tomorrow 13 February, 6.30 p.m. at Doum Culture Foundation, 36 AbdelKhalek Tharwat str. Down Town Cairo.

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Norway has - in coordination with other Nordic countries - decided to change the travel advise for parts of Southern Sinai.

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende had meetings in Cairo November 26. – 27. to discuss the situation in the Middle East and North Africa and developments in Egypt.

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A Norwegian business delegation represented by Norwegian oil and gas partners (INTSOK), ABB, Aibel, DeepOcean, MRC Global and Ocean Installer visited Cairo from October 16 to 20. The visit was a fact-finding mission to promote Norwegian technology and to explore areas of possible interest in the field of oil and gas in Egypt.

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Ibsen Awards are announcing The Ibsen Scholarships 2017. Funds amounting to NOK 2.000.000,- (approx. Euro 221.000,- /USD 235.000,-) are awarded theatre projects worldwide. The Scholarships are applicable to individual artists, theatre companies, organizations and institutions.

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Remarks by Norway's State Secretary Ms. Laila Bokhari on anti-terror and combatting violent extremism, 1 February 2017.

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Dr Sahar Nasr, Minister of International Cooperation, and Mr Børge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway, witness the signing ceremony . 
Photo: MFA/Solberg.

Norway has entered into a cooperation with the Government of Egypt and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) with the goal of ensuring the employment of more Egyptian youth.

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The Embassy participated in the opening of an anti-harassment unit at Assiut University in Upper Egypt together with the National Council for Women (NCW) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on October 12. The pioneering anti-harrassment unit is one of several UNFPA projects in Egypt dedicated to gender equality, and issues particularly relating to women and children. Norway is a key...

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