The Norwegian Embassy is looking for a financial controller/ programme officer to assist with managing the Embassy’s development co-operation portfolio.

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Photo: Credit: NIAID.

The preliminary results of a Norwegian-led study in Guinea indicate that the first effective Ebola vaccine may have been successfully developed. ‘An effective vaccine would be a significant breakthrough in the fight against Ebola, and would be invaluable for the affected countries and the international community as a whole,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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‘I am extremely pleased that the UN member states have agreed on a framework for financing sustainable development. This is good news for the world, and particularly for the least developed countries,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Ambassador Arve Ofstad answering questions about Norway to Zambian students. 
Photo: Chanda Mwenya.

A total of 25 Zambian students are travelling to Norway in August, in order to further their education and obtain their Master or Ph.D degrees

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Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to renew its support to the Women’s Rights Committee (WRC) of the Law Association of Zambia’s (LAZ) project “The National Legal Aid Clinic for Women”. The agreement was recently signed by the Embassy in Lusaka on behalf of the Ministry.

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Open Zambia recently named the Norwegian-supported organisation Transparency International Zambia (TI-Z) the civil society leader of the year.

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Er du ikke hjemme i Norge på valgdagen den 14.September? Fortvil ei, du kan forhåndsstemme på ambassaden fra onsdag 8. juli til og med fredag 4.september.

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Photo: Arve Ofstad.

The Norwegian company Yara is the worlds’s largest producer of mineral fertilisers, and is now establishing itself in Zambia.

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Norway's ambassador to Zambia, Mr. Arve Ofstad. 
Photo: Gunn Karin Sommerstad.

Official speeches, impressive singers, imported salmon and pictures from Norway dominated the official reception on the occasion of Norway’s National Day. Some 200 guests gathered at the ambassador’s residence in the early evening, including government officials, partners in business, civil society, and Norwegians living in Zambia.

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African Openbill. Photo: Hans Peter Melby

The Norwegian Ornithological Society (Norsk Ornitologisk Forening - NOF) and BirdWatch Zambia have collaborated over ten years on bird conservation in Zambia. While most people think of elephants, lions and other big animals that need protection, birds are an equally important part of biodiversity and sustainable natural resource management.

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