• Ambassador Rimestad on the Norway-Japan relationship

    Ambassador Rimestad on the Norway-Japan relationship

    Erling Rimestad presented his credentials to the Emperor of Japan this September, thus officially beginning his tenure as the Norwegian Ambassador to Japan. We talked to him about his thoughts on the job, the country, and Norwegian efforts in Japan going forward. How can Norwegians benefit from working with Japan? In some countries there is(…)

  • Nobel Prize in Physics to Japanese researchers

    Nobel Prize in Physics to Japanese researchers

    The 2014 Nobel prize for Physics is to be split between Isamu Akasaki of Meijo University and Nagoya University, Japan, Hiroshi Amano of Nagoya University, Japan, and Shuji Nakamura of University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. The prize is being awarded “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”. Compared(…)

  • The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Norwegian researchers

    The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Norwegian researchers

    The 2014 Nobel prize for physiology or medicine is to be split between University College London’s John O’Keefe, and the Norwegian husband-and-wife team of Edvard and May-Britt Moser. According to the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute press release, the prize was awarded “for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain”. British-American(…)

  • Planning for Japan-Norway Energy Science Week 2015 is underway

    Planning for Japan-Norway Energy Science Week 2015 is underway

    The organizers, together with Japanese partners, are now inviting input on how to develop the program of the Japan-Norway Energy Science Week, scheduled to take place in Tokyo 26th-29th May, 2015. The Energy Science Week is building on the science weeks of the two preceding years, the last one in 2014 focusing on the marine/seafood area. Japan(…)

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Norwegian student wanted for the OECD Youth Ministerial Council meeting

Norwegian student wanted for the OECD Youth Ministerial Council meeting

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Japan’s accession to the OECD, the OECD Student Ambassador Program aims to raise students’ interest in OECD, and to increase the number of students who are familiar with the roles of international organizations and pursue future careers there. As part of the Student Ambassador program the Student Ambassador(…)

Ambassador Rimestad at the Japan National Press Club

On October 14th, Ambassador Rimestad gave a talk at the Japan National Press Club. He chose to highlight the marine, energy and arctic cooperation between Norway and Japan as important, for our mutual challenges in climate change and sustainable management of natural resources. The talk was followed by a Q&A session with questions from the(…)

Ambassador Rimestad on the Norway-Japan relationship

Ambassador Rimestad on the Norway-Japan relationship

Erling Rimestad presented his credentials to the Emperor of Japan this September, thus officially beginning his tenure as the Norwegian Ambassador to Japan. We talked to him about his thoughts on the job, the country, and Norwegian efforts in Japan going forward. How can Norwegians benefit from working with Japan? In some countries there is(…)

Nobel Prize in Physics to Japanese researchers

Nobel Prize in Physics to Japanese researchers

The 2014 Nobel prize for Physics is to be split between Isamu Akasaki of Meijo University and Nagoya University, Japan, Hiroshi Amano of Nagoya University, Japan, and Shuji Nakamura of University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. The prize is being awarded “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”. Compared(…)

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