Photo: Vibeke Sørum .Photo: Vibeke Sørum

It has been a difficult year for Nepal. One year ago, the first of two major earthquakes hit the country causing devastating consequences.

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“Transparency and accountability are the building blocks for trust between the government and the people”, said Nils Haugstveit from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in last week’s panel debate at King’s College in Kathmandu. He was one of five panelists that discussed the importance of these two fundamental elements of the Nordic model.

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The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) has launched a new funding scheme for collaboration between higher education institutions in Norway and selected developing countries.

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Photo: Vibeke Sørum.

In the end of March, representatives from the Nordic Embassies in Nepal visited Gorkha District.

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

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched a new strategy for efforts to promote freedom of expression. ‘Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Last week, the Norwegian, Danish and Finnish Ambassadors in Nepal visited Sindhupalchok, one of the most heavily affected districts during the earthquake in April 2015.

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