Foreign Minister Børge Brende launching Norwegian Government's White Paper on Human Rights. 
Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Foreign Minister Børge Brende launching Norwegian Government's White Paper on Human Rights. Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

‘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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Shining is a Norwegian avant-garde band from Oslo. They will be on stage at the Academy on Saturday 20 December

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Photo: Irish White-tailed Sea Eagle project.

The Irish White-tailed Sea Eagle (WTSE) Reintroduction Programme is a long-term initiative to re-establish the population of White-tailed sea eagles in Ireland.

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The latest Nordic newsletter is out!

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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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The Royal Norwegian Embassy would like to inform the public that it will be closed on the 24th December, Christmas Eve, and 31st December, New Year's Eve. For emergencies involving Norwegian citizens, please call the Embassy on 01 662 1800, and you will get an option to be transferred to the Emergency Response Centre in Oslo.

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PROJECT PARTNERS: Terje Samuelsen, Vice President in the Norwegian Transport Workers Federation and Jüri Lember, President of the Estonian Seamen’s Independent Union. 
Photo: Christophe Vander Eecken.

New collective agreements and better health and safety standards are some of the results that have been achieved in 13 Central European countries through the Global Fund for Decent Work and Tripartite Dialogue under the Norway Grants.

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Thomas Enger, Sinéad Crowley, Leif Ekle and Declan Huges

A panel debate about Nordic Noir and Celtic Crime

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Susan Holland, Gjertrud Steinsvåg, Ambassador Rolad Næss, Lillian Tørlen, Corrina Thornton and Katrine Køster Holst. 
Photo: Kjersti Havdal.

The exhibition “In the Margins of our Minds”, a site-responsive installations around Dublin Castle, was opened on Tuesday

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