Parade against Death Penalty. 
Photo: MFA, Oslo.Parade against Death Penalty. Photo: MFA, Oslo

Norway will host the sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo 21-23 June 2016. The Congress will attract 1300 participants from over 80 countries, including ministers, parliamentarians, academics, lawyers, and members of civil society.

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dar es Salaam is inviting participation in a tender for undertaking the end review of the Climate Change Impacts Adaptation and Mitigation (CCIAM) and the Enhancing Pro poor Innovation in Natural Resources and Agricultural Value Chain (EPINAV) programmes implemented by Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA). The deadline for receipt of tenders is 05.08.2016 at...

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Photo: Sokoine University of Agriculture.

The National Carbon Monitoring Centre (NCMC) was launched on the 19th May 2016 by Honorable Minister of the Environment and Union Affairs, Mr January Makamba.

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Photo: DFID on Flickr.

Researchers from REPOA and CMI are examining the prospects and challenges of Tanzania as a future petro-state through a strategic collaboration together with the National Bureau of Statistics, funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy. It is challenging to transfer natural resource wealth into improved welfare for the majority of citizens.

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The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) has launched a new funding scheme for collaboration between higher education institutions in Norway and selected developing countries.

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Photo: Charlotte von Doorn Bernhard.

The first Nordic Day Reception in Tanzania was held in Dar es Salaam Wednesday June 1st. Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, or the Nordics, have a special relationship with Tanzania. A relationship that is becoming more diverse.

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Den Islamske hellige måneden, Ramadhan, vil trolig starte 6. eller 7. juni. Den nøyaktige starten og slutten av Ramadhan kan variere mellom land og ulike grener av Islam. Det følger av den Islamske månekalenderen, samt faktisk «syning» av ny månen.

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Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit engaged with youth at the Stepping Stones Community of Practice. 
Photo: Lars Lillo Ulvestad, Norad.

On April 12, 2016, the UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway completed a one-day working visit to Tanzania to assess progress made in eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and to see how young people are engaging in the country’s AIDS response. Norway is a long-term supporter of UNAIDS and Her Royal Highness has been an...

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10 largest recipient countries of Norwegian Development Aid in 2015. 
Photo: Norad.

The official Norwegian development aid figures for 2015 were released by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, Norad, 11.04.2016. In 2015 Norwegian development aid amounted to NOK 34.5 billion which corresponded to 1.05 per cent of Norway's gross national income (GNI). All together 109 countries received Norwegian development aid in 2015.

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