The Ambassador today  wrote in the book of condolences at the Embassy of Pakistan in Tehran. She expressed her deepest condolences and sympathy  to the people of Pakistan, in particular to the families who lost their dearest in the horrible tragedy where more than 140 people were killed, 132 of them were  school children. It is hard to find words to describe this horrible act that k

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‘I condemn today’s terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar in the strongest possible terms. Targeting children and teachers in this manner is despicable,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Photo: Mr Abdolreza Samadzadeh signing on behalf of IOM together with the Norwegian ambassador to Iran, Aud Lise Norheim.

On behalf of the Norwegian Ministry of Justice, the ambassador signed a grant letter with the head of IOM Tehran, Mr Abdolreza Samadzadeh. The Ministry of Justice has awarded IOM a grant of NOK 2 100 000 to support a project where IOM aims to provide Afghan refugees that wish to return to their country of origin the means to repatriate by offering a human, sustainable and effective migra

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Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step up its efforts to promote and protect human rights,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. A white paper on human rights in Norway’s foreign and development policy, the first on the subject for 15 years, was presented today.

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Any society needs both men and women in decision making bodies - be it political or financial bodies. Men and women have the same rights as human beings, but needs and how to cater for it might differ - not only between men and women, but from country to country. The only way to ensure that all needs are taken care of, however, is to make sure that both women and men are represented where...

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The ambassador and girls that attend the sewing classes at the Cultural Centre

The ambassador, Aud Lise Norheim, and second secretary Dominic O’Fahey went on a field trip to Kerman on December 3 to visit refugee facilities in the region, and to open Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) first sub- office in Iran together with the country director for NCR, Roberto Vila-Sexto.

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