Embassy in Manila

The 60-year old successful relationship of Norway and the Philippines is deeply rooted on multilateralism, respect for international law, peaceful settlement of disputes and the merits of economic cooperation. These are fundamental elements of Norway’s foreign policy. Our longstanding relationship in the maritime sector encompasses our partnership in trade, energy security, migration and... Read more

Ambassador Førner brings over 25 years of experience in foreign policy, trade, business, nation branding, among others. His diplomatic assignments abroad include posts as Minister in Sweden and First Secretary in Germany and Austria. He also served as Assistant Director General in the Ministry of Trade and Industry and later as Assistant Director General, Deputy Director General and Project.. Read more

The Norwegian Embassy in Manila has five diplomats in addition to Norwegian and Filipino staff. Read more

The Embassy observes the following holidays in 2017. Read more

This page presents a list of articles published in Philippine media where the Ambassador or the Embassy has been mentioned. Policy 2016 in review , businessmirror.com.ph, 1 January 2017 Courtesy visit of H.E. Erik Førner, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Norway to the Philippines , ovp.gov.ph, 12 December 2016 Norwegians happy with NDFP and GRP preparations for 2 n... Read more

The Embassy is open on weekdays from 08:00 to 15:00. However, some sections and services have specific operating hours. Please consult this page for contact details. Read more