The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosts an international conference in Oslo, 28-29 May on the protection of schools and education in conflict situations. . 
Photo: Frode O. Andersen.The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosts an international conference in Oslo, 28-29 May on the protection of schools and education in conflict situations. . Photo: Frode O. Andersen

Education is increasingly coming under attack in conflict settings, and there is evidence that the use of educational facilities for military purposes can have devastating consequences for children, young people and their teachers.

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Photo: UN Photo/Yutaka Nagata.

May 29th is the International Day for UN Peacekeepers. Norwegian Major General Kirstin Lund is the force commander for the UN Peacekeeping Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP), the first female appointed as force commander.

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Photo: Helge Skodvin.

The Athens Photo Festival features Norwegian photographer Helge Skodvin.

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Hellas og Kypros er med god grunn populære reisemål for mange nordmenn. Her finner du nyttig informasjon for deg som turist.

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Key areas of support are marine and water management, renewable energy, the NGO fund, asylum and migration, and research.

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Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Norway will use around EUR 1.6 million to fund the day-to-day running of the reception centre on the island of Lesvos for a one-year period. . 
Photo: Christian Grotnes Halvorsen, NMFA.

The authorities in Greece and Norway have agreed to use funding from the EEA and Norway Grants to set up a new reception centre on the island of Lesvos, as part of Norway’s contribution to alleviating the Mediterranean migrant crisis.

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"Xenophobil", a mastikha-flavoured chewing gum camouflaged as a medicine, aimed to combat xenophobia.

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The Nordic Film Week in Cyprus takes place at the Cine Studio of the University of Nicosia, in Makedonitissa starting 29 May.

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The EEA and Norway Grants fund a number of projects in Cyprus related to social development, environment and climate change, civil society, cultural heritage and research. Below is an overview of current projects.

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