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The Norwegian delegation to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) serves as the main link between the organisation and Norwegian authorities. Located on the same premises as the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Vienna, the delegation works closely with the various OSCEs institutions centred in the Austrian capital.

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Norges delegasjon til OSSE tilbyr praktikantopphold på seks måneder for norske studenter. Søknadsfrist er 16. oktober, oppstart ultimo februar 2017.

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Photo: OSCE.

Mr. Zannier congratulated Ambassador Kongstad on his recent assuming of the post of Ambassador of the Permanent Delegation of Norway to the OSCE and wished him a lot of success in his future work.

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Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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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Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

Today, World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated with more than 100 events all over the world. The overarching theme for this year’s international event is access to information and fundamental freedoms.

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Norwegian Chief of Defence at the OSCE. . 
Photo: Karl Stenehjem.

16. – 17. February 2016 in Vienna. The Forum for Security Co-operation organized and held the High-Level Military Doctrine Seminar for the OSCE participating States and Partners for Co-operation.

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“Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,” says Foreign Minister Børge Brende. Brende was launching a new initiative to expand support for independent media, provide protection for people who express their opinions publicly, and improve public access to information. These are three cornerstone...

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Norway launches national action plan to follow up the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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Photo: EU-delegation.

‘In the coming years, the EEA and Norway Grants will primarily be used to promote innovation and growth in Europe through cooperation between Norway and the beneficiary countries,’ said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Elisabeth Aspaker.

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