Resolution on environmental human rights defenders adopted in UN Human Rights Council
22 March|A Norwegian-led resolution on environmental human rights defenders was adopted by consensus in the UN Human Rights Council yesterday.
Karen Uhlenbeck first woman to win the Abel Prize
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize in Mathematics for 2019 to Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck of the University of Texas at Austin, USA, “for her pioneering achievements in geometric partial differential equatio
Norway’s Honorary Consul General to Mongolia awarded Order of Merit
On 13 February, Norway’s Honorary Consul General to Mongolia, Sarangerel Luvsanvandan was awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit by ambassador Svein Sæther.
Norway and the UN to host international conference on sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises
Together with the UN and other partners, Norway will host an international pledging conference to strengthen efforts to combat sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises. The conference will take place in Oslo on 23-24 May.
Norwegian Government launches new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
The Government’s new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security is being launched today at the Nobel Peace Center.
New citizenship rules
On 6 December 2018, the Storting (Norwegian parliament) adopted a resolution that entitles anyone who is, or wishes to become, a Norwegian citizen to dual citizenship.
Globalskolen er et undervisningstilbud i norsk, samfunnsfag og KRLE for norske barn i grunnskolealder som er bosatt i utlandet. Søknadsfristen for høstsemesteret er 30. august, og for vårsemesteret 30. januar.
Old banknotes taken out of circulation
The old series of Norway’s 100-krone and 200-krone notes are no longer legal tender after 30 May 2018. However, old banknotes can be exchanged. Here is how to proceed.
Norwegian Youth Orchestra Coming to China
Bergen Philharmonic Youth Orchestra is coming to China this fall! Previous concerts can also be streamed online.
World Environment Day 2018 - Beat Plastic Pollution
“Plastic pollution is a global problem that needs global solutions, but it also needs participation at the individual level”. This was the message from Norwegian ambassador Geir O.
Norway to provide an extra NOK 130 million for the fight against marine litter
‘Norway is playing a leading role in the global effort to eliminate marine litter. The Government is proposing to increase funding for Norway’s development programme to combat marine litter by NOK 130 million in 2018.