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Myanmar and two media institutes from Denmark and Sweden extend MoU

Myanmar and two international media support institutes from Denmark and Sweden signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on media cooperation to extend the duration of existing agreement. The signing ceremony took place on June 15 at the Chatrium Hotel in Yangon where the MoU was signed by Director General U Ye Naing from Myanmar’s Information…

Norwegian Embassy participated in Circular Economy Conference in Malaysia

Representatives from Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur attended the Circular Economy Conference & Mission 2019 held on 11th June 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Organized by European Union Delegation to Malaysia, with the support of the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC), and EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce…

New app helping Myanmar’s Farmers won Telenor Youth Forum

Telenor group declared on May 28, 2019 that the new mobile application offering the solution to reduce inequalities in Myanmar’s rice industry was awarded at Telenor Youth Forum where a delegation of 16 young leaders were split into four teams to create their four services to Telenor Group and dtac leadership and experts from Plan…

Let’s take a look at what happened in Swedish National Day across SEA

The 6th of June every year is always a great day for all Swedes to wave their blue and yellow flags as a way of celebrating their Nationaldagen or Swedish National Day. Swedes annually celebrate their National Day in commemoration of two historical events: King Gustav Vasa’s coronation taking place on June 6, 1523 and…

Danish envoy helped Myanmar youth to fight against corruption

Ambassador of Denmark to Myanmar John Nielsen attended the discussion, a part of Youth Integrity camp, at the invitation of the Myanmar Anti-Corruption Comission to share his Danish experiences in anti-corruption. With more than 130 university students from across Myanmar, the discussion was held on June 6 at the 5-day Youth Integrity Camp in Nay…

Norwegian Embassy took a trip to Inle Lake

Embassy of Norway in Myanmar together with its implementing partner United Nations Development Programme (UNPD) and the Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID) took a field trip to Inle Lake, Myanmar’s second largest fresh water lake located in Shan State. Taking place around May 20-24, 2019, the trip provided the participants with updates about programs…

Denmark supported training on planting mangrove

The second-round field trip of Integrated Coastal Management Training, supported by Denmark together with the Forest Department in Myanmar, was launched on May 13, 2019 at the Forest Department located in Naypyidaw, Myanmar. As a part of the Denmark-Myanmar Coastal Climate Adaptation Programme, the training aimed to fight against deforestation and avoid the negative effects…

Norwegian National Day across SEA

More than 200 years Norway got their own constitution that was signed on the 17th of May in 1814. In order to commemorate the significance of thier independence as a free nation, the Norwegians will assemble altogether to celebrate the most meaningful and biggest social gatherings of the Norwegians with flags, parades, food, games and…

Danish envoy attended occupational safety forum in Myanmar

Organized by the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population and ILO, the two days forum on Safety and Health Forum was held from May 6 to 7 at Nay Pyi Daw, Myanmar. Speaking at the forum, Danish Ambassador John Nielsen gave a speech that highlighted the significant role of enforcement and implementation of Myanmar’s new…