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#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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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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UKand Norway agree right to remain for their citizens after #Brexit

UKand Norway agree right to remain for their citizens after #Brexit

| November 2, 2018

British citizens already living in Norway and Norwegian citizens living in Britain will have the right to remain residents, even in case of a no-deal Brexit, the prime ministers of Britain and Norway said on this week. The agreement announced Tuesday (30 October) was the first concrete step agreed between Britain and the Nordic country […]

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Northern European chiefs of defence address #RussianDeterrence

Northern European chiefs of defence address #RussianDeterrence

| September 12, 2018

Chiefs of Defence from eleven northern European countries gathered in Oslo to discuss a variety of topics at the 2018 Northern European Chief of Defense Conference. The main focus of the conference was deterring Russian aggression. General Curtis M. Scaparrotti (pictured), commander US European Command, was the senior US military official who attended the conference, […]

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#JunckerPlan supports #Nordlink interconnector with €100 million #EIB investment

#JunckerPlan supports #Nordlink interconnector with €100 million #EIB investment

| August 16, 2018

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €100 million financing agreement with TenneT, a leading European electricity transmission system operator, to support the construction of an electricity interconnector between Norway and Germany. The transaction is backed by the Juncker Plan’s European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). The interconnector will span 624 kilometres, linking Norway and […]

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