On the 25th of January 2017 a combined effort of 18 partner countries resulted in the publication of the European Reintegration Network (ERIN) Specific Action program- slow track tender.

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An alternative guidebook to Nepal´s natural beauty, social and cultural traditions was recently launched at Litteraturhuset in Oslo.

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How can Nepal learn from the Nordic model of business management? What does participatory leadership and inclusive decision-making look like in practice? How can we strengthen the trust and constructive dialogue between managers, employees and the government? These were some of the questions raised at the latest Nordic Talk platform on Business Management at the Hotel Himlaya this week.

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On the occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day development partners call in a press statement for collaboration to combat corruption in Nepal.

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Ambassador Pettersen met with Prime Minister Dahal in his office in Singha Durbar on 22 September. Here, Pettersen conveyed his congratulations to PM Dahal with his appointment, as well as with the one-year anniversary for Nepal’s Constitution. PM Dahal expressed his appreciation for Norway's assistance after the devastating earthquake last year and for its contribution to the peace process...

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From the 21st of December 2016 to the 3rd of January 2017, the physical premises of the Royal Norwegian Embassy will be closed temporarily for visitors. Major renovation work will be undertaken. At the same time, the opening hours are reduced due to the holidays.

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Norwegian Ambassador Kjell Tormod Pettersen and Baikuntha Aryal, Joint Secretary Ministry of Finance. 
Photo: Kamla Bisht.

Norway has been a lead supporter for education in Nepal, and since 2009 the main focus of the support has been allocated the government’s sector program for education.

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Photo: Evelyn Gulbrandsen Hoen.

On Saturday 22nd October, Minister Counsellor Edle Hamre gave a speech at the opening of the exhibition of the artwork of Pramila Giri, organized by Nepal Art Council. Giri has been living in Norway for more than two decades, and she has truly made her mark as an artist in Norway. Giri’s colourful paintings and sculptures reflect her diverse background.

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On August 30, we marked The International Day of Enforced Disappearances. One of the many commemorations to mark the day was organised by the National Network of Families of Disappeared and Missing Nepal (NEFAD) at Mandala Theatre Nepal. This is an annual event that includes photo exhibition, poetry, theatre and a candle light ceremony to remember the disappeared. On this day, we stand in...

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