On Saturday 22nd October, Minister Counsellor Edle Hamre gave a speech at the opening of the exhibition of the artwork of Pramila Giri, organized by Nepal Art Council. Giri has been living in Norway for more than two decades, and she has truly made her mark as an artist in Norway. Giri’s colourful paintings and sculptures reflect her diverse background.

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Ambassador Pettersen met with Prime Minister Dahal in his office in Singha Durbar on 22 September. Here, Pettersen conveyed his congratulations to PM Dahal with his appointment, as well as with the one-year anniversary for Nepal’s Constitution. PM Dahal expressed his appreciation for Norway's assistance after the devastating earthquake last year and for its contribution to the peace process...

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In honor of the great achievement of the appointment of three female justices including the Chief Justice the Embassy held a gathering yesterday (09.08.16) with justice Sapana Pradhan Malla and prominent pioneers of women right’s movement in Nepal to celebrate this historical achievement.

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On August 30, we marked The International Day of Enforced Disappearances. One of the many commemorations to mark the day was organised by the National Network of Families of Disappeared and Missing Nepal (NEFAD) at Mandala Theatre Nepal. This is an annual event that includes photo exhibition, poetry, theatre and a candle light ceremony to remember the disappeared. On this day, we stand in...

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A greeting from the Norwegian Ambassador to Nepal, H. E. Mr. Kjell Tormod Pettersen.

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“Transparency and accountability are the building blocks for trust between the government and the people”, said Nils Haugstveit from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in last week’s panel debate at King’s College in Kathmandu. He was one of five panelists that discussed the importance of these two fundamental elements of the Nordic model.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched a new strategy for efforts to promote freedom of expression. ‘Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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