Sports group slams Special Olympics

Norway’s main sports association took aim at the Special Olympics on Friday, arguing that the royally promoted Norwegian branch of the worldwide sport movement for people with disabilities did little to actually facilitate any activities. Special Olympics President Geir Smeby denied the claims his organization lacked significance, was undemocratic and wasn’t transparent enough. The Special […]

Students get new champion abroad

Vibeke Munthe-Kaas took over this month as boss at the Association for Norwegian Students Abroad (ANSA). As the students’ top lobbyist, two of her top priorities are to secure first-year funding for  Norwegian students in the US, and to change current regulations to secure authorization for Norwegian students who qualify for it in their fields abroad. […]