The 2014 results of the international image and reputation survey the Anholt-GfK Nation Brands Index were released today. Norway is ranked 13th of 50 countries that have global influence.

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Børge Brende, Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited Iran 1 and 2 November. This was the first visit of a Norwegian Foreign Minister to Iran since 2002.

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‘I condemn today’s terrorist attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem in the strongest possible terms,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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The new Norwegian ambassador to Iran, Mrs Aud Lise Norheim presented her credentials on Monday, 27 Oct. 14, to the president of The Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr Hassan Rohani.

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Education is top development priority for the Norwegian government, and in particular education for girls. The facts are that if all women completed secondary education, we would achieve a 49 pct reduction in child deaths, which would mean preventing 2.8 million child deaths. Education provides girls with knowledge and power to make their own choices – and a better life. There seems to be a tre...

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2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipients Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai. 
Photo: (Kailash Satyarthi) Senado Federal. (Flickr)/(Malala Yousafzai) Prime Minister’s Office (Flickr).

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 has been awarded the Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and the Pakistani children’s education activist Malala Yousafzai.

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