The visit of Director-General Joost Korte is unfortunately canceled.
This is due to new internal instructions following the coronavirus outbreak that indicate that only absolutely necessary journeys must be made by employees of the EU institutions.
12:00–12:30: Light lunch
Welcome by Tone Fløtten, Managing Director at Fafo
Introduction by Director-General Joost Korte
Dialogue between the audience and the speaker
Moderators: Thierry Béchet, Ambassador of the European Union to Norway and Anne Mette Ødegård, researcher at Fafo
After the seminar, around 14:30, we want to invite the participants to a drink and light snack at Fafo.
The Delegation maintains regular contacts with Norwegian authorities and with all important players in Norwegian society. It prepares analyses and reports on developments in Norway. Another important task of the Delegation is to provide information about European Union institutions and policies to both the government and the wider public.
Directorate-General EMPL Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. This Commission department is responsible for European Union policy on employment, social affairs, skills, labour mobility and the related European Union funding programmes.
Fafo Eastforum is a network consisting of companies, representatives from the social partners and the authorities. The activities – mainly website and seminars – are based on research and knowledge about the consequences of labour immigration to Norway. Our work is commissioned by altogether 25 participants.
The seminar will be held in English.
Light lunch (sandwiches, fruit and coffee/tea) is served from 12:00. The seminar starts 12:30. After the seminar, around 14:30, we want to invite the participants to a drink and light snack at Fafo.
The event is free of charge and open to the public. Limited seating.
Fafo is situated in Borggata 2B by the Police House and behind Grønland church. 10 minutes from Oslo Central Station, 5 minutes from Grønland or Tøyen subway stations, Bus no. 37 stops outside. Please note that Borggata 2b is reached by car via Grønlandsleiret. Google map
The European Union Delegation to Norway
Anne Mette Ødegård