Photo: Kibae Park.Photo: Kibae Park

This day 96 years ago saw the birth of Nelson Mandela, one of the most influential men of our time. This Nobel Peace Prize winner once said that 'Education is the most powerful weapon which we can use to change the world.' Earlier this summer, education was a key theme when the Prime Minister visited three African countries.

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Photo: Birgitta Lim Ersland.

This summer, young rowers from all over Greece gathered at the Bay of Pamfila, situated near Mytilini on the island of Lesvos, to compete in the regatta ‘1st Alexideia’. The regatta was arranged by Norwegian Nina Biering Alexidis to commemorate her son, Stratis Alexidis, who died from acute leukemia in Norway in July 2013, aged 26.

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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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Major General Kristin Lund of Norway. 
Photo: Forsvaret.

Major General Lund becomes the first female force commander of 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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This summer 17 Greek and Turkish Cypriot teenagers, handpicked from Peace Players International-Cyprus (PPI-CY), travelled to Nesodden in Norway to learn about basketball coaching and conflict resolution in a project supported by the EEA and Norway grants.

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Ambassador Larsen with the Norwegian team representing their mini-company “Fireflash”.  The participation of the Norwegian team at the event was part of the bilateral cooperation between Greece and Norway in supporting entrepreneurial education in schools and colleges by building strong and lasting relationships.

It is my pleasure and honor to address you at the final competition of the “Best Company of 2014".

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