Tag: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2020 ASEAN-wide Ending Plastic Pollution Innovation Challenge winners announced

26 January, the four winning teams of the 2020 ASEAN-wide Ending Plastic Pollution Innovation Challenge (EPPIC) were announced at a ceremony in Hanoi. The competition aimed at finding solutions to handle the plastic waste in the coastal cities of Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, and on the island of Koh Samui, Thailand. The EPPIC 2020 competition…

Norway allocated NOK1.3 Mil for humanitarian aid to flooded Quang Tri, Quang Binh and Thua Thien Hue provinces

Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs decided on 11 November 2020 to allocate NOK 1.3 million (US$ 150,000) out of its Humanitarian Fund to help the three central provinces of Vietnam including Quang Tri, Quang Binh and Thua Thien Hue to deal with the flooding consequences. Ambassador Grete Løchen said: “We are very concerned as typhoons…