Svein Jørgen from Kristiansand is the newest addition to the Norwegian Embassy in Lilongwe, starting mid-January 2017. He looks forward to learn about Norwegian foreign policy and co-operation with Malawi – and to taste the country’s staple food, nsima!

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Ambassador Haugen delivers speech on climate smart agriculture, food- and nutrition security at the Regional meeting 29 November

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Presentation of Norwegian co-operation with Tanzania within private sector development. 
Photo: Marianne Angvik .

Last week, the interns at the Norwegian embassies in Africa south of Sahara met in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. During the meeting, the six interns learned more about these African countries, their embassies and areas of work and various assignments that are given to the interns. These form of gatherings is a relatively new tradition, organised by the interns themselves.

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On the 9-11 November, former President of Tanzania His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete led a mission to Malawi where he met with His Excellency President Arthur Peter Mutharika. The visit was the second pioneer country visit made by the Commission. Kikwete recently visited Uganda, where he met with President Yoweri Museveni. During the visit in Malawi, priorities of the Education Commission were...

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Ambassador Kikkan Haugen held a speech at the launching of the book “Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi – The Democratic Dividend” in Blantyre 11 November.

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Jaco Jana (to the right) performing with support at Tumaini Festival 2016. 
Photo: Vilde Nakkim .

Registration for the music program is now open for applicants between the ages of 18-30, starting 9 January 2017. Enrol in the Music Crossroad Academy which offers a yearly professional certificate program for young and promising talents with basic music knowledge. The program provides affordable and innovative music education, enabling artists to pursue a career in music. In addition to empowe...

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Visum søkes og gebyr betales ved ankomst Malawi. Norske borgere behøver ikke å innhente autorisasjonsbrev fra malawiske immigrasjonsmyndigheter på forhånd. Les mer om visumprosessen på Malawis Høykommisær i London sine hjemmesider  her . For informasjon om innreisebestemmelser for andre nordiske land les  her .

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The Embassy is pleased to announce that as of 7th of November 2016, Norway will be representing Portugal when it comes to issuing short stay C-visas in Malawi. This means that applicants travelling on short stay visits to Portugal will be able to submit their applications here in Lilongwe. For more information on how to apply click here .

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Do not miss this unique one-day music and cultural festival this upcoming Saturday 5 November, in Dzaleka Refugee Camp. The festival has an impressive line-up of 45 artists, including Malawians alongside refugees residing in the camp. This all-day event is free of charge, and child-friendly. Bring your family and friends and experience something out of the ordinary!

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The University of Stavanger invites international students to apply for admission. Application Deadlines: Opens 1st December 2016, and closes on 1st March 2017.

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In 2014, Prime Minister Solberg visited Malawi together with current Deputy Foreign Minister Ms. Laila Bokhari to demonstrate Norwegian education support. During the visit, the One UN project Joint Program for Girls' Education (JPGE) was launched in Dedza. This time around, on 12th October, Bokhari was back in Malawi and visited Katelera School in Salima to evaluate progress and results of the...

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The Norwegian Embassy in Lilongwe invites applications for a position to assist in enhancing the financial quality control of the Embassy’s development cooperation portfolio and grant management, based on the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affair’s zero tolerance on corruption.

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