On the 23rd of January the Nordic community in Uganda competed in the fourteenth edition of the Nordic Sports Day!

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As one of the funding partners to Human Rights Centre Uganda, the Embassy attended the annual HRCU-meeting with other development partners and civil society organisations on 9 February 2016 at Metropole Hotel in Kampala.

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Uganda er i dag et av de mest attraktive landene i Afrika for investorer i fornybar energi. Gjennom 25 år har Norge vært Ugandas viktigste partner for å utvikle energisektoren, både gjennom finansering og rådgiving. Rapporten «Uganda og Norge – 25 år med energisamarbeid» gir en oversikt over hva som er gjort og noen av resultatene.

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In Wobulenzi in the Luwero District participants visited the Agali Awamu Youths Development Association. 
Photo: Mubbalya Crespo,VOLUNTEER EFFORTS FOR DEVELOPMENT CONCERNS (VEDCO).

On the 12-14 January, the Norwegian Embassy in Kampala attended the Biennial OECD/DAC and IANGWE Gender net workshop in Uganda. Over the course of three days gender experts and activists from all over the world gathered to exchanged ideas and share information on gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s rights.

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Every year the UNHCR awards the Nansen Refugee Award to an exceptional person who has gone beyond the call of duty and shown outstanding dedication and service to the displacement cause.

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The Embassy will be closed on Thursday 18th February and Friday 19th February due to the general elections in Uganda.

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Den norske ambassaden i Kampala ønsker å oppfordre nordmenn om å vise aktsomhet på grunn av økt risiko for politisk uro under valgperioden.

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In the 1960’s a wave of independence in East Africa paved the way for partnerships with Norway. Since then, the Government of Norway has aimed to contribute towards the reduction of poverty and the creation of long lasting growth in East Africa. Although the main focus has been on collaborations within development, culture and education over the years, there is huge potential for more business...

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Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Astrid Sehl

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching a new strategy today for efforts to promote freedom of expression. ‘Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Photo: Jørgen Gomnæs, Det kongelige hoff.

This weekend Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja mark the 25th anniversary of their ascension to the Norwegian throne.

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