Indonesia and Norway partners with the World Resources Institute Indonesia to map priority peatland areas in order to support peatland restoration. WRI will help increase transparency in the management of Indonesia's forests and peatlands.

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- Norway and the US share the goal of halting global deforestation. By strengthening collaboration between our two countries on forests and climate change, we can contribute to a more rapid and forceful implementation of the Paris agreement and the sustainable development goals, says Vidar Helgesen, Minister of the Climate and Environment in Norway.

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals calls for halting deforestation by 2020. The climate agreement in Paris aims to limit global temperature increase to well below 2 °C, and establishes that tropical forests will be key to reaching that goal.

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Realising Norway has never imported anything from Timor-Leste, the embassy’s minister counsellor for Timor-Leste (and coffee addict) Henning Hj. Johansen decided to take the matters into his own hands.

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Later this months, the Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative has invited partners from all over the world to participate in this event which is held bi-annually in Oslo.

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Europe on Screen is a yearly festival dedicated to showcasing the best and most entertaining new films from Europe. This year, the festival takes place from 29 April to 8 May in Jakarta, Medan, Bandung, Yogyakarta and Bali. Audience in Jakarta and Medan can look forward to some excellent Norwegian films. All screenings are free!

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Photo: Sjur Stølen/Aktiv i Oslo.

Norway Cup Colourful Friendship financial arrangement for teams is made with the intention of including teams from developing countries or areas with specific challenges. These challenges may be war- or conflict situations, poverty, environmental challenges, or other situations which makes the daily life a struggle for the children. These teams would normally not have the opportunity to travel...

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