Norway and Ireland

Photo: Irish White-tailed Sea Eagle project.

The Irish White-tailed Sea Eagle (WTSE) Reintroduction Programme is a long-term initiative to re-establish the population of White-tailed sea eagles in Ireland. Read more

PROJECT PARTNERS: Terje Samuelsen, Vice President in the Norwegian Transport Workers Federation and Jüri Lember, President of the Estonian Seamen’s Independent Union. Photo: Christophe Vander Eecken.

New collective agreements and better health and safety standards are some of the results that have been achieved in 13 Central European countries through the Global Fund for Decent Work and Tripartite Dialogue under the Norway Grants. Read more

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 has been awarded the Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and the Pakistani children’s education activist Malala Yousafzai. Read more

The three-year commemoration of the terrorist attack on Utøya and Oslo took place outside the embassy. Read more

Professor Jon Vidar Sigurdson, Norway, joined forces with Dr. Anne Pedersen, Denmark, in a two-part lecture in the Royal Irish Academy Thursday 22 May. Read more

“The Nordic Models” was a part of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Regional Meeting for Europe taking place in Dublin Castle 8th and 9th of May. The session, a cooperation between the Nordic embassies, TASC (Think-tank for Action on Social Change) and the Irish Ombudsman, discussed freedom of information, and how this is implemented in the countries. Read more

The documentary “Let the scream be heard” seeks to portray the secrets behind the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch’s timeless and universal artistry. The film was screened at the National Gallery for invited guests on the 23rd of January. Read more

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) invites to a conference dedicated to combat the looting of Syria’s cultural heritage. The conference will be held in Sofia on 16 September under the patronage of UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova. Read more

In the future the fund could contribute to our welfare state. Today, it is helping build the future for the companies, organisations and states that it invests in. Read more

Norwegian white-tailed eagles have successfully hatched chicks in Ireland for the first time in over 100 years. Read more