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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In October Ambassador Traavik visited the district of Raja Ampat in West-Papua. This was his first visit to the Province and the welcome by a group of dancing youth in traditional costumes was much appreciated. The delegation from the Embassy spent the next couple of days travelling the district by boat together with the country director of United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and...

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World leaders descend on New York for high-level meetings at the United Nations from September 22-26th. During the week a great number of topics will be tackled, such as human rights, poverty reduction, climate change and gender equality, all of which are key priorities for Norway.

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The Embassy will open as normal on Thursday 16th October

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Author Anne Østby participates in the 2014 Ubud Reader’s and Writer’s Festival and visits Jakarta.

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Ms. Nurdiana Bariyah Darus, the Agency’s Deputy for Technology, System and Monitoring, explains the ‘Situation Room’. 
Photo: Leo Wahyudi S/BP REDD+.

The Norwegian Embassy supports Dr. Soetomo Press Institute (LPDS) in Training of Journalists in Climate Change and Environmental issues.

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Far away in the breathtakingly beautiful Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park lies the tiny village of Wonokitri, where the Bromo Marathon took place on the 7th of September.

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