Meeting with H.E. Bui Thanh Son, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam. 
Photo: The Royal Norwegian Embassy.Meeting with H.E. Bui Thanh Son, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam. Photo: The Royal Norwegian Embassy

The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Norwegian Parliament visited Vietnam from 13-16 September.

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H.E. Ms Siren Gjerme Eriksen and the Vietnamese State President Truong Tan. 
Photo: Vietnam News Agency.

New Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam, H.E. Ms Siren Gjerme Eriksen, presents credentials to the President.

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Photo: www.sicvenezia.it.

The Vietnamese movie "Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere", co-produced by the Norwegian SØRFOND, received the prestisious Fedora Award for best movie at the 29. Venice International Film Critic's Week on Friday 5 September.

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Dr Ragnhild Dybdahl, Deputy Head of Mission at the Royal Norwegian Embassy. 
Photo: Institute of Population, Family and Children.

To discuss how to help families’ welfare in Vietnam, The Institute of Population, Family and Children (IPFCS) organised a workshop in Hanoi on the 8th of August. Focus was on the roles of civil society and social organisations in formulating policies for the development of social work services in the field of marriage and family.

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Photo: Trond Rafoss, Bioforsk.

Climate change is one of the most urgent challenges facing communities today. Changes in climate is likely to affect Vietnam through increased drought and rising sea levels, that can threaten the country’s food security. The rural economy counts for 60 % of the labour force and is also a source of export revenue. Therefore, it is a pressing matter to identify suitable climate smart farming...

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Dr Le Thi Quynh Mai, Deputy Director from NIHE and Ragnhild Dybdahl, Deputy Head of Mission at the Royal Norwegian Embassy. 
Photo: NIHE.

The final meeting of the Biorisk project took place on 31 July 2014 at the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) in Hanoi. The meeting concludes a successful cooperation between Norway and Vietnam in reducing the risk of the spreading infectious diseases by developing safe practice in laboratories.

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Photo: NorCross/Vietnam.

From 21 to 23 May over 30 participants from 7 Norwegian Non-Governmental Organisations were gathered in Quy Nhon for the 2014 Annual Meeting.

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