Foreign Minister Mr Børge Brende recently launched Team Arctic, a new initiative to Norwegian contributions to the Arctic region.
The Government is continuing to intensify its education efforts in countries affected by poverty, conflict and crises. We have therefore proposed an increase in aid for education of NOK 500 million,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
Norway took an important step in strengthening its’ ties to Southeast Asia earlier this month. At the ASEAN Foreign Minister’s meeting in Kuala Lumpur, ASEAN Secretary-General Minh announced that Norway was offered Sector Dialogue Partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Singapore's independence. Norwegian ties with Singapore dates back to the 19th century, and as we enter the SG50 celebration, the two countries' relationship is growing even stronger.
Singapores straffelovgivning er generelt strengere enn i Norge, både hva angår strafferammer og hva slags forhold som kan gi grunnlag for straff. Uanstendig oppførsel kan straffes med opptil to års fengsel, bot og stokkeslag.