‘Norway is satisfied and sees great opportunities after the first round of free trade negotiations between the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and the Philippines. It is important now to build momentum in order to ensure further progress in the next rounds of talks’ said Ambassador of Norway to the Philippines Erik Førner. The first round of the free trade negotiations between the...

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Photo: Norway - Asia Business Summit 2015.

The fifth edition of the Norway – Asia Business Summit will take place in New Delhi, India on 16-18 April 2015. Approximately 200 business and government leaders will take part in discussions and presentations to gain learning on business prospectives in the dynamic region of Asia.

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Photo: MJ Roldan.

The new Royal Norwegian Embassy office was officially inaugurated on 9 March 2015 in its new location at the 12th Floor of the DelRosarioLaw Centre. Ambassador Erik Førner, Deputy Director General Nils Martin Gunneng of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and co-owner of the DelRosarioLaw Centre Atty. Ruben del Rosario took part in the cutting of ribbon to mark the official opening of the...

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Please read this important update regarding the outsourcing of receipt of visa applications.

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In observance of the Holy Week, the Embassy will be closed on the following dates: 2 April 2015, Maundy Thursday 3 April 2015, Good Friday 6 April 2015, Easter Monday   Regular office operations resume on 7 April 2015, Tuesday.   The Embassy is open on 9 April 2015, Thursday, Araw ng Kagitingan.

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Norway is providing NOK 90 million to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. This is an increase of NOK 10 million compared with last year. ‘Strengthening the UN’s human rights work is vital, particularly at a time when these rights are under increasing pressure globally,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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