Kl. 11.55 lokal tid, den 25.04.2015, var det et jordskjelv i Nepal. Skjelvet skal ha vært på 7,9 på Richters skala. Den norske ambassaden i Katmandu er bemannet og jobber med å kartlegge situasjonen. Det er ikke tilrådelig å gå inn i bygninger. Så langt det er mulig bør man holde seg på åpne områder. Det oppfordres til å gjøre seg kjent med råd fra lokale myndigheter. Nordmenn kan kontak

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The State Secretary of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Morten Høglund, is visiting Nepal 14-15 April.   The purpose of the visit is to conduct political consultations and discussions on the bilateral development cooperation between Norway and Nepal. He will have meetings with Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, Foreign Minister Mr. Mahendra Pandey, Finance Minister Dr. Ram Shar

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

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Photo: Susana Paiva.

Funds for professional theatre performances based on Henrik Ibsen’s plays are now available.

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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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