India-Norway Current Affairs - 2020

Cochin Shipyard builds Autonomous Electric Ferries for Norway

The Cochin Shipyard has signed contract with ASKO Maritime AS of Norway to build two autonomous electric ferries. Highlights The project is to be partially funded by the Norwegian Government. The project aims to provide emission free transport of goods. It aims at emission free transport across Oslofjord inlet in Norway. About the Vessels The Read More…

Task Force Meet: India and Norway to strengthen their BLUE ECONOMY PARTNERSHIP

In January 2019, India and Norway jointly inaugurated a Task Force of Blue Economy for Sustainable Development. The third meet of the task force was held on February 18, 2020. They also launched a new collaboration of Integrated Ocean Management and Research at the meet. Highlights India and Norway have been strengthening their ties making Read More…

India and Norway to work towards mitigating marine plastic littering

On February 16, 2020, at the CMS COP-13, the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species Conference of Parties-13, was marked by India. The Convention is to be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat between February 17, 2020 and February 22, 2020. Highlights On the sidelines of CMS COP-13, India and Norway declared the 2020-30 decade as Read More…

First Session of India-Norway Dialogue held in New Delhi

Between January 15, 2020 and January 16, 2020, the first session of India-Norway trade and investment dialogue was held in New Delhi. It was the first meeting of the countries after they signed an agreement in 2019. Highlights India and Norway signed Dialogue of Trade and Investment when Norway Prime Minister visited India in 2018. Read More…

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India and Norway sign Letter of Intent to bilateral extend health cooperation

India has signed Letter of Intent (LoI) with Norway to extend cooperation within health sector through Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) for period of three years starting from 2018. Through this LoI, cooperation between both countries will continue to be aligned with development goals of India as outlined in its National Health Policy, 2017 for Read More…