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The visit of representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway to Zaporizhia

2019-11-09

On October 31, the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway in Ukraine visited Zaporizhia.  The delegation included:

Ms Marianne Kvan, Deputy Director, Ms Hilde Austad, Senior Advisor, MFA Oslo;

Mr Petter Bauck, Counsellor for Development; Mr Dmytro Loza, Project Advisor, Norwegian Embassy

During the trip, the Norwegian representatives held working meetings with partners, participants and alumni of the «Ukraine-Norway» project in Zaporizhi.  The program started with a meeting with the President of Zaporizhia National University and Victor Banakh, the Vice-President.  The meetings were attended by representatives of the Public organization "Leader", which accompanies the project in Zaporizhia and Melitopol.  Further on there were meetings with alumni of «Ukraine-Norway» project of the previous semesters and participants of the current group (fall semester of 2019).  The graduates presented their own business projects that have already been started or are being prepared for the implementation.

Such meetings are very important as they allow the financing party to directly evaluate the quality of the project.  We thank the Norwegian partners for their visit and the Ukrainian partners for the quality organization of events.