Jens Stoltenberg at a presentation of the New Climate Economy report Jens Stoltenberg at a presentation of the New Climate Economy report "Better Growth, Better Climate". Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment

Do we really have to choose between economic growth and a better climate, or is this a false dichotomy? Join us in January for a panel discussion on the matter.

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Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Ragna Marie Fjeld.

Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step up its efforts to promote and protect human rights.

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On December 10, distinguished panelists and an audience of 250 gathered to celebrate this year’s Nobel Peace Prize recipients. A highly memorable discussion ensued.

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Photo: Magdalena Bay, by François-Auguste Biard, 1840.

In 1619, the Danish-Norwegian explorer Jens Munk spent a fateful winter in Hudson Bay, where 61 out of 64 men perished. Munk and two others miraculously made it back to Norway as broken, toothless and hollow men.

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The Norwegian Christmas events of this season can all be found here. The article is updated continuously.

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Photo: Børge Bredenbakk.

The Arctic is of growing importance. In recognition of this, the Norwegian Government recently unveiled its status report on Norway's Arctic policy.

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Help us reach 1000 likes before the New Year and win tickets to the 2015 Football World Cup in Canada.

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Photo: Presidencia Peru / Flickr.

UN member countries have reached an agreement on how to work on climate change in the year to come.

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Over the past year, Her Excellency Mona Brøther has been published frequently on the Huffington Post Canada Blog. Read her entries here.

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Tine Thing Helseth is one of the world’s leading trumpet soloists. In January 2015 she visits Ottawa to give two concerts with the National Arts Centre Orchestra.

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List of cultural events happening in Canada. The article is updated continuously.

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