In Greece, the Artability project is providing alternative therapy through art, music and dance for people with cerebral palsy. It also brings together people with and without disabilities and of all ages through a shared passion for creativity. The project is funded by Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein through the Greek NGO programme.

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Women are particularly affected by wars and conflicts.

The Government is giving priority to intensifying Norway’s efforts to promote the women, peace and security agenda. 'Women are prevented from taking part in society and in peace negotiations. It is essential that women are able to influence the decisions that affect their future,’ said Ms Solberg.

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Norwegian duo Streifenjunko play March 8 at 21:00 at the Borderline Festival.

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The Norwegian Pension Fund owns over 1 percent of all global stocks. The assets stem from oil and gas revenues. Ensuring good returns over time is important to secure the future – but not at any price. The goal of the Government Pension Fund Global is not quick returns, but security for Norwegians of the future.

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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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Norway is considered to be one of the countries where gender equality is most fully realised. This is a result of long-term political efforts by a series of Norwegian governments backed by the Norwegian parliament.

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Since prehistoric times, the Sami people of Arctic Europe have lived and worked in an area that stretches over the regions now known as Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Russian Kola Peninsula.

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The EEA Agreement is the most important agreement regulating the relationship between Norway and the EU. Norway contributes financially to social and economic cohesion in the EU through the EEA & Norway Grants.

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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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