Norway mobilises international support for vaccine development effort
Several countries are now supporting Norway’s appeal for funding for the development of a vaccine against the Covid-19 virus. Germany, Sweden, Finland and Denmark are among the countries that are now pledging millions.
Restrictions on entry into Norway (COVID-19)
The Norwegian Government has implemented extensive restrictions on entry into Norway due to the spread of COVID-19.
Stricter border controls being introduced – Norwegian airports not closing
The Government will close the border to foreign nationals who lack a residence permit in Norway. They will be turned away at the border under provisions of a Norwegian law relating to the control of communicable diseases.
Information about travel and coronavirus
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against non-essential travel to all countries. For now, this advice will remain in effect until 14 April.
Coronavirus and travelling to Norway
The Norwegian health authorities have implemented strict bans on travel to and inside the country.
Generalkonsulatet i Mumbai søker to praktikanter for høstsemesteret 2020
Generalkonsulatet i Mumbai søker to praktikanter for høstsemesteret 2020. Generalkonsulat dekker delstatene Maharashtra, Goa og Gujarat.
Indian and Norwegian Ministers of Environment commit to explore a Global Agreement to stop Plastic Pollution
Norway and India agree to cooperate closely to investigate the possibility of establishing a global agreement to stop plastic pollution.
Blue Economy for Agenda 2030: Aligning Economic Development for Sustainable Development of Oceans
Norway was the country partner at the World Sustainable Development Summit 2020 held in New Delhi in January.
Norway steps up 2030 climate goal to at least 50 % towards 55 %
On 7th February, Norway has submitted an enhanced climate target under the Paris agreement. Norway's new and strengthened target is to reduce emissions with at least 50 %, and towards 55 % by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.
Norway and India sign several MoUs in the field of research and higher education
A delegation of prominent education and research institutions from Norway led by Director-General, Anne Line Wold, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research visits India