Tag: Norway

#Agriculture – Commission approves new geographical indications from #Norway

#Agriculture – Commission approves new geographical indications from #Norway

| February 7, 2020

The Commission has approved the addition of two new geographical indications from Norway in the register of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI). ‘Norsk Vodka’/‘Norwegian Vodka‘ is known for its neutral flavour with a pure and clean taste, making it ideal for various cocktails. Made from either potatoes or grain, it is produced in three stages, namely […]

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#Fisheries officials feel heat as flamenco brings #COP25 to #Norway

#Fisheries officials feel heat as flamenco brings #COP25 to #Norway

| December 5, 2019

Delegates arriving for this morning’s session of the COP25 EU-Norway fisheries consultation were met by a troupe of flamboyant flamenco dancers to highlight the link between the UN climate change negotiations in Madrid and the need for the EU and Norway to deliver on their ambitions for climate action by ending overfishing of shared fish […]

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#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

| October 9, 2019

Operation HYGIEA: Approximatively 200,000 pieces of counterfeit perfumes, toothpastes, cosmetics, 120 tonnes of counterfeit detergents, shampoos, diapers as well as more than 4.2 million of other counterfeit goods (battery cells, footwear, toys, tennis balls, shavers, electronic devices, etc.), 77 million cigarettes and 44 tonnes of counterfeit water pipe tobacco have been seized by the Asian […]

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Arctic city will be #EuropeanCapitalOfCulture

Arctic city will be #EuropeanCapitalOfCulture

| September 26, 2019

The city of Bodø in Northern Norway won the bid to become European Capital of Culture for 2024. “We look forward to presenting the magic of Arctic culture and forging new cultural connections,” said the Mayor of Bodø, Ida Pinnerød. “This is a fantastic and important further step towards creating an even more exciting and […]

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Norway becomes 21st country to join #eHealth co-operation for personalized health care

Norway becomes 21st country to join #eHealth co-operation for personalized health care

| June 18, 2019

On Friday (14 June), Norway signed the European Declaration on linking genomic databases across borders. The co-operation aims to improve understanding and prevention of disease, allowing for more personalised treatments, in particular for rare diseases, cancer and prevention of diseases. The Declaration is an agreement of cooperation between different countries aimed to provide secure and authorized […]

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#Norway – After #COP24 real work starts

#Norway – After #COP24 real work starts

| December 20, 2018

UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) participants in Katowice, Poland, have concluded the three-year international negotiations by agreeing on a joint rule book to implement the Paris agreement that will take effect in 2024. The agreements reached will apply equally both to developed and developing countries in assessing and reporting greenhouse gas emissions, global performance assessment […]

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#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

| December 6, 2018

  Working together with Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF), police forces from over 20 States arrested 168 people (so far) as part of a coordinated money laundering crackdown, the European Money Mule Action (EMMA). This international swoop, the fourth of its kind, was intended to tackle the issue of ‘money mules’, who […]

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