SAP® TechEd® conference, Barcelona

Datavard, a data management specialist and SAP partner, announced its participation in the SAP® TechEd® conference being held Nov. 8-10 in Barcelona. Showcases and use cases will focus on end-to-end solutions for customers planning to move to the SAP HANA® platform. Datavard specialists Attila Laczay and Frank Gundlich are conducting speaking sessions on “Data Volume…

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Decoupling pioneers: Nordic activities at COP21

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg sent off the Nordic COP21 pavilion to a flying start by announcing a 500 million USD partnership with the World Bank to boost climate action in developing countries. The next two weeks will bring a total of more than 50 events and numerous other activities at the pavilion under the…

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From Iqaluit to Iqaluit: Welcome to the Ninth Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting

April 21, 2015 –Tromsø, Norway – The ninth Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council will take place in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada from April 24-25, 2015. This meeting will mark the end of Canada’s Arctic Council Chairmanship (2013-2015) and the start of the US Chairmanship (2015 – 2017). Ministers of the eight Arctic states and Leaders…

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FAO launches “pocketbook” on nutrition ahead of ICN2

17 November 2014, Rome – FAO has published a comprehensive pocketbook of nutrition-related data covering all regions of the world ahead of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) taking place in Rome this week. Food and Nutrition in Numbers – a pocket-seized compendium dedicated to the state of nutrition worldwide— offers diverse data and…

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Gender stereotypes and inequality in education persist in all Council of Europe member states

A conference in Helsinki on 9-10 October will show how gender equality in Europe lags far behind in practice, even though the vast majority of Council of Europe member states have enacted laws promoting equality between women and men in education. Findings from a new monitoring report will reveal that since the Council of Europe’s…

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Bli en bedre digital markedsfører!

Digitale flater er i ferd med å bli den ledende kanalen i de store internasjonale annonsekampanjene. Digitalt er ikke lenger en del av mediemiksen, men medier er i ferd med å bli en del av den digitale miksen. Er det kanskje på tide å pakke ned den gamle tradisjonelle markedsføringsmodellen? På konferansen «Digitalization of Marketing»…

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59 Presidents of Parliament to gather for Oslo Summit

Presidents of Parliament from the 47 Council of Europe member states, as well as many neighbouring and observer countries, will meet on 11 and 12 September 2014 in Oslo, on the occasion of a conference organised by the Storting and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

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PEDIATRICS journal ranks Iceland amongst Europe’s lowest adolescent alcohol drinkers

PEDIATRICS journal has ranked Iceland amongst Europe’s lowest adolescent alcohol drinkers. According to its report, PEDIATRICS asked Icelandic students whether they had ever been binge drinking, with only 6 percent claiming yes, compared to 38 percent in Holland, as an example. Explained within the journal is that the lowest binge drinking rate is held by…

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Norwegian offshore oil and gas conference OTD celebrates 15th anniversary

Offshore Technology Days (OTD), one of Norway’s largest offshore oil and gas conferences, will be held this week in Stavanger, celebrating its 15th anniversary. The annual, 2-day event – taking place at Stavanger Forum on the 23th-24th of October 2013 – consists of a conference and exhibitions. This year’s will host around 500 exhibitors and…

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Investment opportunities on Norwegian Continental Shelf focus of energy event

The very first ONS Norway energy event took place earlier this week in Stavanger, Norway, showcasing investment opportunities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf for suppliers, technical specialists and start-ups. The event, organised by the energy conference ONS, consisted of an exhibition area where suppliers showcased their products and services, as well as a conference that…

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    “Kasta macka” (throw a sandwich) is something the Swedish PM does out in nature

    Throwing sandwiches may sound like an odd thing to do, but not in Sweden. Over there, “kasta macka” or “throw a sandwich” is what Swedes call skipping stones on water. The many benefits and wonders of outdoor Sweden Recently, Mr. Stefan Löfven, the prime minister of Sweden was asked to list his top 5 things…

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    Aspen the mountain pup and his love for 66°North

    Aspen the mountain pup is the Instagram famous Golden Retriever with over 98,500 followers. When his owners, Hunter and Sarah Lawrence, visited Iceland for the first time on their honeymoon back in 2013, they fell in love with the landscape, the people and the fashion. As big fans of Icelandic outdoor clothing brand 66°North, they…

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    Project Opal a great success: NORTH SAILING WINS AWARDS FOR RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

    North Sailing has been named Silver winner of the Best Innovation for Carbon Reduction category at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at World Travel Market in London. North Sailing won the silver at the prestigious World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, November 4th. This is the first…

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    Swedes embrace online media streaming services

    Media consumption in Sweden is increasingly characterized by online streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix. Three out of four 15-74-year-olds now use online streaming services to listen to music or watch video. Youtube, Spotify and Netflix are the most popular online streaming services used. Youtube is free of charge, whereas Spotify is offered both…

  • Suzuki Vitara on F-Road

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    Blue Car Rental: Insurance included in all car rentals in Iceland

    Car rental firms in Iceland cover vehicles with third party insurance as standard, which includes personal accident insurance. This is Icelandic law for driving here. Blue Car Rental is one of Iceland’s main car rental companies and they do provide insurance as standard for most eventualities. This includes coverage from vehicle theft and gravel protection….

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    Insight Asia Travel has currently installed Live Chat with Experts on website

    Insight Asia Travel would like to introduce its live chat installed on its website. Customers now can easily find this live chat application at the bottom of the website on the right hand. Customers can use Video Chat to send real-time video and audio, Screen Share any screen or application, easily share texts and files…