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17 Oct 2016
Dream Learn Work marks 10 years anniversary

Dream Learn Work marks 10 years anniversary

«This is only the beginning, and we are stronger than ever», Dream Learn Work Chairman Halvard Idland commemorated during anniversary event.

12 Oct 2016
The unknown sides of Scandinavia

The unknown sides of Scandinavia

Brazilian diplomat Paulo Guimarães hopes to inspire with his new book about Scandinavia.

05 Oct 2016
Preparing the ground for a new cycle

Preparing the ground for a new cycle

NBCC seminar on an oil and gas industry in transition, and the challenges and opportunities this transition generates for the supplier industry.

23 Sep 2016
«Come to Norway»

«Come to Norway»

Norway´s Minister of Education and Research. Mr. Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, in Brazil to promote a closer cooperation in higher education, student exchange and research.

20 Sep 2016
An industry adapting to survival mode

An industry adapting to survival mode

The Brazilian naval industry, gathered at Marintec South America this month, is looking for ways to adapt and reinvent itself during times of crisis.

11 Sep 2016
The art of enduring pain

The art of enduring pain

The Norwegian para-rower Birgit Skarstein is an inspiration to many - and says she feels inspired in Rio de Janeiro.

06 Sep 2016
Norwegian Minister visits NGO

Norwegian Minister visits NGO

The Norwegian Minister of Children and Equality, Solveig Horne, is in Rio for the Paralympic Games.

30 Aug 2016
Statoil and Petrobras strengthen strategic partnership

Statoil and Petrobras strengthen strategic partnership

Statoil and Petrobras took a step forward in strengthening their cooperation in Brazil by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

26 Aug 2016
Dealing with diversity

Dealing with diversity

The Norwegian Church Abroad organizes seminar on cultural challenges and multicultural concerns during the Rio 2016 Olympics.

19 Aug 2016
Norway´s Crown Prince meets athletes

Norway´s Crown Prince meets athletes

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway met with athletes and representatives from the Norwegian-Brazilian business community during a cocktail reception on August 17, 2016.

16 Aug 2016
The Norwegian hangout for the Olympics

The Norwegian hangout for the Olympics

Scandinavians in Rio de Janeiro have made a Copacabana bar their meeting place during the Rio Olympics.

12 Aug 2016
New Innovation Norway director assumes Rio office

New Innovation Norway director assumes Rio office

«I want both Norwegian and Brazilian stakeholders to see Innovation Norway in Brazil as a relevant partner, a partner that adds value», says Stein-Gunnar Bondevik.

05 Aug 2016
Girls on the agenda

Girls on the agenda

Norway´s Minister of Culture Linda Hofstad Helleland would like to see more girls playing sports and has made this a priority on her agenda during the Rio Olympics.

29 Jul 2016
Statoil strengthens position in Brazil

Statoil strengthens position in Brazil

Statoil is to acquire Petrobras´ part of the Carcará oil discovery, one of the largest discoveries in the world in recent years.

29 Jul 2016
The other way

The other way

Dispute resolution through mediation and arbitration is gaining ground in Brazil. A strengthening of the arbitration institutions is important to increase the quality and quantity of investments.

19 Jul 2016
Going green

Going green

The Brazilian market is showing an increasing concern with managing and mitigating environmental risk, a concern that could even prove itself a competitive advantage and aggregate value to a company.

12 Jul 2016
Making plans for new company

Making plans for new company

Helle Moen leaves Rio de Janeiro and Innovation Norway after four years in Brazil. Now she is planning to start a new company back in Norway.

05 Jul 2016
Q&A with Sissel Hodne Steen

Q&A with Sissel Hodne Steen

Consul General Sissel Hodne Steen and her staff at the Norwegian Consulate in Rio are preparing for one of the biggest events they have ever handled.

28 Jun 2016
Fertile conditions despite downturn

Fertile conditions despite downturn

Even in a low oil price scenario, Brazil is in a privileged position when it comes to research and innovation, according to DNV GL.

24 Jun 2016
Despite turmoil, Brazil remains key partner to Norway

Despite turmoil, Brazil remains key partner to Norway

The political commotion in Brasilia is affecting the daily routines at the Norwegian embassy, but Brazil remains a very important partner to Norway, ambassador Aud Marit Wiig says.

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