Royal Norwegian Embassy - سفارة المملكة النرويجية 8 ش الجزيرة، الزمالك، القاهرة، Giza Governorate, Egypt
Ms Hilde Klemetsdal
Ambassador of Norway to Egypt and Libya
Hilde Klemetsdal is Norway’s Ambassador to Egypt and Libya. She assumed her position in August 2021. Prior to this, she served as Director for the Section for Human Rights, Democracy and Gender Equality in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She has previously held the position of Deputy Director for the Section for UN Policy. She worked as Senior Adviser in the Section for Peace and Reconciliation after serving as Counsellor at Norway’s Permanent Mission to the UN in New York from 2012 to 2015, where she covered humanitarian affairs and Women, Peace and Security.
Klemetsdal headed the first Project for Women, Peace and Security in the Ministry, and has also worked with humanitarian issues, specifically protection of civilians and the Middle East. She was posted as political officer at the Norwegian Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, from 2004 to 2007. She has also worked at the Prime Minister’s Office in Norway.
Hilde Klemetsdal holds an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Oslo. She is married and has three children.
Minister Counsellor/Deputy Head of Mission: Ms Annika Evensen
Counsellor/Head of Development and Business Cooperation: Mr Arild Oksnevad
Second Secretary (political): Ms Astrid Pettersen
Second Secretary (Consul/administrative): Mr Dionis Avdimetaj
01 January: New Year’s Day
24 April: Coptic Easter
28 April: Sham El Nessim
01 May: Labour Day
02 May: Eid Al Fetr
17 May: Constitution Day
10 July: Eid Adha (might fall on Saturday 9 July)
11 July: Eid Adha (might fall on Sunday 10 July)
06 October: Armed Forces Day
09 October: The prophet Birthday (will fall on Thursday 13 October due to local law)
25 December: First day of Christmas
26 December: Second day of Christmas
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs