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Last updated: 20.10.2011 //

Norway and EU enjoy good and close relations, although Norway is not a member of the European Union. Norway is a part of the Internal Market through the EEA Agreement and is an assosiated member of Schengen.

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21.03.2014 //

The Government has today adopted restrictive measures against individuals responsible for actions that undermine or threaten the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

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The Libyan documentary
Last updated: 18.03.2014 //

During the One World International Human Rights Doumentary Film Festival in Brussels, 3 films will be screened at Norway House to stimulate reflection, engagement and participation in democratic processes.

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Last updated: 05.03.2014 //

With the celebration of the International Women’s Day around the corner, we take the opportunity to focus on violence against women in Europe – a violation of fundamental human rights which cuts across all levels of society.

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Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of EEA Affairs and EU Relations Vidar Helgesen together with President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso. 
Photo: Juha Roininen, EUP Images/SMK.
Last updated: 04.12.2013 //

Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited Brussels and Athens on the 3rd December. Topics for the discussions were the relations between the EU and Norway and the priorities of the upcoming Greek Presidency.

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Photo: FMO/EEA and Norway Grants.
Last updated: 20.12.2012 //

Norway contributes to reducing disparities in Central and Southern Europe through the EEA and Norway Grants. Key areas of support include environmental protection and climate change, civil society, children and health, cultural heritage, research and scholarships, decent work, and justice and home affairs.

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Last updated: 20.03.2014 //

“Norway condemns Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian Autonomous Republic of Crimea, which is in violation of international law. The use of military force by Russia to redraw national boundaries is unacceptable,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Last updated: 10.03.2014 //

The Government decided on 7 March to request the Storting to approve the agreement on EEA enlargement that will allow Croatia to become part of the European Economic Area (EEA). This will open up new opportunities for closer cooperation between Norway and Croatia, for both the business sector and for private individuals.

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The Norwegian delegation, headed by Ambassador Atle Leikvoll (no 2 from the right), during the launch of the negotiations in Brussels. 
Photo: Lars-Erik Hauge/Mission of Norway to the EU.
Last updated: 22.01.2014 //

Negotiations with the EU on financial contributions 2014 – 2019 and on market access for fish started today. “We look forward to constructive negotiations and a successful outcome,” commented Ingvild Næss Stub, State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Last updated: 04.04.2014 //

Norway’s financial contributions include funding to reduce disparities in Europe and contributions to the budget of EU programmes and agencies we participate in.

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Last updated: 15.10.2012 //

The Norwegian Government submitted 12 October 2012 a white paper to the Storting on the EEA Agreement and Norway’s other agreements with the EU. The white paper is now available in English.

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