The “ClimaViet” project recently held its final workshop in Hanoi, after three years of cooperation on how to adapt agricultural practices to a changing climate, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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

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Norway’s State Secretary (Deputy Minister) of Foreign Affairs Ms Tone Skogen paid a visit to Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic 18-19 May and Hanoi, Vietnam 19-20 May. This year Norway celebrates 45 years of diplomatic relations with Vietnam, and 25 years with Lao PDR. The visit illustrated a broad spectrum of issues of common interest and areas of cooperation with both countries.

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Photo: UN/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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Den norske ambassaden i Hanoi søker en studentpraktikant fra 1. februar til 31. juli 2017. Søknadsfristen er 25. august 2016.

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Photo: Berit Roald.

Ambassaden oppfordrer norske borgere som oppholder seg i Vietnam eller Laos for en kortere eller lengre periode å registrere seg på Reiseregistrering.no

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On the occasion of the “ASIA 2016 International Conference and Exhibition on Water Resources and Hydropower Development in Asia” in Vientiane, this greeting from Ambassador Siren Gjerme Eriksen was printed in Vientiane Times on 2 March 2016 (text below).

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