The Norwegian Embassy observes the following holidays in December and January

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Ambassador Erik Førner opened the Asia/Pacific Simulator User Conference with Erik Hovland, General Manager of Kongsberg Maritime Simulation, on 2 December 2014 in Cebu.

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Photo: Courtesy of the Office of the President.

Ambassador Erik Førner presented his credentials to President Benigno S. Aquino III at the Music Room of the Malacanang Palace on 27 November 2014. In a distinguished ceremony, President Aquino welcomed Ambassador Førner with the Norwegian Embassy delegation composed of Kristian Netland, the Embassy’s Deputy Head of Mission; Lill Rita Vaksdal, Head of Administration and Consular affairs; Kjetil...

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‘The fight for strengthening human rights is the common thread in everything Norway commits to internationally,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step up its efforts to promote and protect human rights

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Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in Oslo December 10.

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Glacier branch of Jostedalsbreen. 
Photo: Lars Verket (MFA).

Norway is the country best prepared to deal with climate change, and has been so for almost 20 years, according to data released Wednesday (Nov. 5) by the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN).

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