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Information to the media on the announcement of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 05, 2015 08:00 GMT Nobel Peace Center The Norwegian Nobel Committee will announce who recevies this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Friday 9 October at 11.00 am CET. Here are details on accreditation, surrounding events, and possibilities for interviews and photo-ops Friday 9 and Saturday 10 October, at the Nobel Institute and the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo.

​New exhibition: 1965 UNICEF

Sep 29, 2015 13:03 GMT Nobel Peace Center In 1965, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded for efforts in the field of children’s rights for the first time. Fifty years later, the Nobel Peace Center opens an exhibition telling the story about how and why UNICEF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

​The Nobel Peace Center donates one day’s income to refugees

Sep 28, 2015 14:21 GMT Nobel Peace Center Thursday 1 Oct, all income from the museum, shop and café at the Nobel Peace Center will go in full to Unicef’s work for refugees. - We are all affected by the refugee situation in Europe, and this is our way of contributing. The Nobel Peace Center has chosen to give the money to Unicef, who was awarded the Peace Prize 50 years ago, and who do exceptional work for children, says Bente Erichsen.

​Media invitation: Interview options and preview of the photo exhibition TARGETS

Sep 16, 2015 14:11 GMT Nobel Peace Center On Thursday 24 Sept the photo exhibition TARGETS opens. The exhibition shows how images of the enemy are created and changed. The German photographer Herlinde Koelbl has travelled the world to photograph the targets soldiers shoot at when they are training to kill. From 19 Sept through 24 Sept, media can conduct prearranged interviews and get a preview of the exhibition while it is being set up.

Sep 13, 2015 07:00 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board During the month of July, Stockholm had a record number of overnight visitors. The largest increase was seen in Scandinavian visitors, who accounted for 60 percent more overnight guest nights compared to the same month of 2014. In Stockholm County, a total of 1.6 million overnight stays in commercial accommodation facilities were registered in July, which is an increase of 20 percent.

Sep 09, 2015 07:00 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board This summer, tourists flocked to the major Swedish cities. In July, Stockholm and Gothenburg saw the number of guest nights increase by 363,000. The biggest percentage increase was with international guests.Never before has there been so many guest nights in both cities.The forecast for August sees a continuing stable increase.

Two international education houses start co-operation to develop Estonian Hospitality business and know-how

Sep 08, 2015 19:35 GMT Haaga-Helia Hospitality Compentence Center Finnish University of Applied Sciences, Haaga-Helia is entering the Estonian education and training markets in co-operation with the Estonian Business School (EBS). Haaga-Helia Hospitality Competence Center in Estonia starts to serve the hospitality industry and companies operating in this sector. The core objective is to help them to accomplish better and improve their financial performance.

Sep 06, 2015 09:47 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board The European Pride Organisers Association decided today that Stockholm Pride and West Pride in Gothenburg will have the opportunity to hold EuroPride in both cities in summer 2018.

​New Executive Director of the Nobel Peace Center appointed

Aug 31, 2015 09:27 GMT Nobel Peace Center ​New Executive Director of the Nobel Peace Center appointed “Liv Tørres is very experienced in international work. In her, the Nobel Peace Center gets an Executive Director that will take the Center further and enhance the already strong international profile, says Leader of the Board”, Olav Njølstad.

New partner to give Stylt Trampoli international boost

Aug 28, 2015 14:55 GMT Stylt Trampoli A steady growth in demand from international clients, a new partner and a new CEO 
 - there’s a lot going on at the Swedish design agency Stylt Trampoli this autumn.