CISV Norge

CISV er en religiøst og politisk uavhengig barne- og ungdomsorganisasjon som arbeider for fred ved å skape større forståelse mellom mennesker fra ulike kulturer og nasjoner.

EVS at CISV Norway

Find out more about the European Volunteer Service at CISV Norway here.

april 8, 2014

Landsmøte in Lillehammer

Last weekend we traveled to Lillehammer to attend the Annual Meeting of CISV Norway. On Friday morning we took the train from Oslo, arrived in sunny Lillehammer and spent the day preparing for the arrival of participants as well as visiting the local «Maihaugen» museum. Next to beautiful old buildings we were also treated to […]

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mars 11, 2014

Holmenkollen World Cup 2014

Last Saturday I got into the metro, well, actually I got into the «Holmenkollen Express»-Metro-Edition, surrounded by countless Norwegians (all having at least one form of flag on them, on their bags / clothes / faces / shoes…), and started my way up to the Holmenkollen-Stadium. During the train ride I was surprised to hear […]

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mars 10, 2014

Getting Ready For The Summer

Yes, I’ll be travelling with CISV Norway this summer – as a leader for a Step Up delegation!  Last weekend I attended the first training, LTS Vest. It was in Bergen, it was lots of fun, but also very exhausting since it was in Norwegian (and mostly western dialects, which is still almost like a […]

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februar 24, 2014

EVS Midterm Training

Last week we had our EVS midterm (and last) training, which took place in Oslo this time. We spent several days sharing our experiences so far, listening to both positive and negative stories, reflecting on our projects and whether our expectations were met or not. The best thing about the seminar was that we had […]

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februar 17, 2014

Birdwatching and German Art Nouveau

It so happened that me and Bine spent last weekend on this tiny island (Runde) off the west coast, having another Norwegian adventure. Our initial plan was to spend a couple of days in Ålesund, but we got a tip about this place, popular among bird-watchers, so we thought why not. Especially when we found […]

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januar 24, 2014

Promoting CISV in Tønsberg

On Wednesday we took a train to Tønsberg – a small city south of Oslo – to promote CISV and look for possible Leaders for Villages in the summer. We had some interesting talks with students and teachers at the local Høyskole and gave out a lot of promotional material of CISV. Now we’ll have […]

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Busy CISV-Norge Board

januar 14, 2014


We spent the last weekend in the fredshuset helping with the Januarsmøte of CISV Norway. All national committees met and planned the upcoming CISV year. Next to drinking about 25 liters of coffee, the 30 participants worked a lot and had a lot of fun at the social activity on Saturday night. On Sunday I […]

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desember 12, 2013

Meeting Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Yesterday was a busy day in the peace house! We had the Nobel Peace Prize Winners coming in and were able to ask them questions about their job at OPCW and listen to them telling about their «normal» workdays. It was a great honour to be able to meet them and talk with them in […]

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the fakkeltog at Karl Johan

desember 11, 2013

Fakkeltog for Nobels Fredspris 2013

Yesterday Diana and me participated in the «Fakkeltog for Nobels Fredspris» – we helped to give out the torches to the participants, answered questions about the Nobel Peace Prize Winners and had a great time participating in this beautiful event. There were about 400 people participating in the walk from Oslo S (the main trainstation) […]

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my language-course and teacher

desember 10, 2013

Julebord from our language-school

Last Saturday Diana and me were invited to the «Julebord» / Christmas-Party of our language school. It took place in Rodeløkka, which offers people living in Oslo garden space. It was a great evening with lots of Norwegian songs, a Julequiz (in Norwegian – I had to guess most of the questions…) and very good […]

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