Aerial view of Andøya Rocket Range in Norway's Vesterålen region where the 2014 Aerial view of Andøya Rocket Range in Norway's Vesterålen region where the 2014 "CanSat" Competition will see young aspiring space engineers launch their canned satellites - satellites integrated within the volume and shape of a regular soft drink can!. Photo: Andøya Rakettskytefelt
Norway and Greece //

Two teams, from Crete and Lesvos, are among nine entrants given the opportunity to have a first experience of a real space mission at Andøya Rocket Range in Northern Norway.

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A paraglider flying with the Norwegian flag over Voss in Hordaland. The flag was adopted by the Storting (Norway's Parliament) on 17 May, 1821. It became the official Flag of Norway after the dissolution of the union between Norway and Sweden in 1905. 
Photo: Photo: Nils-Erik Bjørholt/Visitnorway.com.
Norway and Greece //

The Bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution in 2014 will raise awareness of what our Constitution means today and the role it can be expected to play in our future democracy.

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A delegation from the Norwegian Parliament, Stortinget, met with European colleagues in Athens on 3 and 4 April to discuss foreign and security matters. 
Photo: Norwegian Embassy in Athens.
Norway and Greece //

"Norway is a longstanding partner in European common security and defence cooperation," said Svein Roald Hansen from the Storting's delegation during last friday's meeting in Athens.

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The new “Stegi Plus (+)” Hospitality Centre for Unaccompanied Minors and Vulnerable Asylum Seekers in Patras. 
Photo: Praksis.
Norway and Greece //

The new shelter in central Patras, inaugurated on Thursday 20 March, will provide relief for unaccompanied minors and vulnerable asylum seekers.

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The Home for Cooperation in Nicosia was one of the winners in the ‘Conservation’ category.
Norway and Greece //

Three EEA Grants projects are winners in the prestigious 2014 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards unveiled 20 March. The accolade was awarded to 27 projects selected from 160 nominees across 30 countries.

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Photo: GR2014eu.
Norway and Greece //

Norway welcomes Greece’s messages as it assumes the EU Council Presidency.

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Embassy //

The Norwegian Embassy in Athens wish you a Happy Easter! Καλό Πάσχα! During Easter, the Embassy will be closed on 18 April and 21 April.

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Professor of Medicine, Dr. Ola Didrik Saugstad wearing the University of Athens' cap and gown as he receives an honorary doctorate for his research on neonatal resuscitation.
Norway and Greece //

Breakthrough studies led in 2010 to new international guidelines on newborn resuscitation. This week, one of the leading researchers behind the studies, Dr. Ola Didrik Saugstad, was honoured at Athens.

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Big business players in Cyprus are starting to put their weight behind a solution to the Cyprus problem. This was reflected in a joint statement issued by the business leaders on the island following the Cyprus Peace Dividend conference in Brussels
7 March 2014
Norway and Greece //

Following the recent resumption of the Cyprus peace negotiations, the Nordic countries took the initiative for a seminar organised on 6-7 March in Brussels by the Cyprus branch of the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).

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From a recent (24 February) visit to the construction site by Norwegian Ambassador to Cyprus Sjur Larsen (2nd from the right) and Ambassador Ingrid Schulerud (left) as well as members from the NMFA, the FMO and the Norwegian Embassy in Athens. 
Photo: CVAR.
Norway and Greece //

The project, which is due to complete next spring, will house an art gallery, a research centre and a museum, and aims to help the reconciliation process on the island and boost development in an area in need of regeneration.

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Photo: Petros Sordinas.
Embassy //

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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