Peace builders taking a break. 
Photo: Home for Cooperation.Peace builders taking a break. Photo: Home for Cooperation

The last few months, the UN has given important positions in Cyprus to two Norwegians. Did you know that Norway also provides substantial support for dialogue and reconciliation between the north and south of the island through the EEA and Norway Grants?

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Espen Barth Eide and UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon in New York 2012. 
Photo: Utanriksdepartementet.

Former Foreign Minister of Norway, Espen Barth Eide, has been appointed as Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Cyprus.

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Monday, August 18, marked 500 days until the 2015 target date to achieve the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Ambassador Sjur Larsen congratulates Major General Kristin Lund.

Major General Kristin Lund assumed her position as force commander of the United Nations peacekeeping operation in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on 11 August 2014. She is the first woman to command a UN peacekeeping operation.

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Photo: Petros Sordinas.

Dear visitor, it is a pleasure to welcome you to the website of the Norwegian Embassy in Athens, created to provide you with information about Norway and about Norway’s relationship with Greece and Cyprus.

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One of the projects in Greece is the renovation of the 'Stoa of Attalos' museum in Athens. 

Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Norway supports several projects in Greece and Cyprus.

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Entering a plane. 
Photo: Guri Dahl/

Reiseklar? Råd og hjelp til nordmenn som reiser i utlandet  Skal du reise til Hellas eller Kypros?

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Photo: Barne-, likestillings-og inkluderingsdepartementet, 2012.

Towards the end of July and beginning of August, the largest youth football tournament in the world, Norway Cup, takes place in Oslo. Every year, children from the ages of 12 to 19 come from all over the world to participate in the tournament that since 1972 has hosted 47,890 different teams.

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