Women line up to vote in the 2013 Constitutional Assembly (CA) elections, KanchanpurWomen line up to vote in the 2013 Constitutional Assembly (CA) elections, Kanchanpur

Norway is a committed development partner to Nepal. Our key areas of cooperation are education, good governance and renewable energy. In 2013, Norway granted a total of NOK 181 million (approximately USD 30 million) in development aid to Nepal.

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Norway is pleased to announce that Aasaman Nepal and Public Awareness Campaign have been selected as partners for our new education initiative to promote quality education for girls, dalits and children with disabilities in Dhanusha.

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The Norwegian Embassy in Kathmandu has made a new brochure about the development cooperation between Norway and Nepal. The brochure is meant as a way to give readers insight in the development cooperation between the two countries, and it also gives readers an overview of the different sectors in which cooperation takes place. To view the brochure, click  here .

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Flag of the United Nations. Photo: UN

The Norwegian Embassy in Kathmandu supports the joint statement made by the UN Resident Coordinator on behalf of the international community in Nepal.

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

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Youth play an important role in the peace process. Reintegration of youth has therefore been a priority of STPP. 
Photo: GIZ.

Reintegration of the former combatants to communities, and to prepare them for civilian life has been the main task for the project “Support of Measures to Strengthen the Peace Process in Nepal”, co-funded by Norway and Germany. The project is now completed with positive results.

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“Your field of expertise will only be more crucial in the years to come”, Gulbrandsen said to the experts gathered at the Conference. . 
Photo: Bibek Chapagain.

Nepal Tunnelling Association (NTA) organized its first Nepal Tunneling Conference 2014 on 19 December 2014, gathering all tunnel professionals and sharing experiences for development in Nepal through tunneling. Deputy Head of Mission, Håkon Gulbrandsen gave the opening speech at the Conference.

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