On May 9-13, the Nordic Embassies in Addis Ababa are hosting a Nordic Film Festival, with the theme “Women’s Empowerment”, to take place at the Goethe-Institut in Addis Ababa. There will be screenings every night from 6.00 pm, and the screenings are free for all.

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Media Freedom. 
Photo: UN/Eskinder Debebe.

Today, World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated with more than 100 events all over the world. The overarching theme for this year’s international event is access to information and fundamental freedoms.

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Participants drawn from the Norwegain Embassy, UNICEF and UNFPA attended the presentation. . 
Photo: RNE.

Norway has been supporting the “Rights based approach to adolescents and youth development” Program- jointly implemented by UNICEF and UNFPA. The overall purpose of the programme is to build the capacity of adolescents and young girls and boys through the provision of improved sexual reproductive health/HIV services, as claim holders and capacitate youth running organizations, parents, and...

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Norway is allocating an additional NOK 30 million in humanitarian assistance to Ethiopia. 
Photo: RNE/MHAM.

The drought in Ethiopia is having enormous consequences for the population. More than 15 million people are now dependent on food aid. ‘The number of people who need food aid may rise dramatically if the international community fails to provide enough aid quickly enough. Norway is now allocating an additional NOK 30 million in humanitarian assistance,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge...

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Sikkerhetssituasjonen i Gambella er svært spent og uoversiktlig. Dersom man vurderer reise til Gambella, må man oppdatere seg på sikkerhetssituasjonen før avreise og gjerne ta kontakt med ambassaden for mer informasjon.

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The expo was a successful event, one of the products presented was the Bale wild coffee.

Farm Africa, SOS Sahel Ethiopia, OFWE and Bale Zone Trade and Market Development Office organized a two day natural product expo in Bale, Robe 15 and 16 April. It was a part of the Bale Mountains Eco-Region REDD+ Project (BMERP), supported by the Norwegian Embassy.

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Photo: Guri Dahl/Tinagent.com.

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 countries, Ethiopia is one of the countries. The programme will support five-years projects. The deadline for application is 5 September 2016.

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Ethiopia among the top ten largest recipient countries of Norwegian development aid. 
Photo: NORAD.

‘Norway has reinforced its position as one of the world’s leading development aid donors,’ says Norad director Jon Lomøy. The official development aid figures for 2015 have now been prepared.

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Stillingen som praktikant for høsten 2016 er nå besatt.

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The purpose of UN70 is to develop ideas for UN reform, through cooperation and discussions with UN member states, the UN itself, researchers, civil society and others.
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On 4th and 5th April, Ethiopia and Norway co-hosted a meeting on UN reform inviting director generals for UN affairs from several other countries. The two-day meeting saw discussions about reform ideas and policy recommendations for the next Secretary General of the United Nations.

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