Buchmesse 2019: The dream we carry
Norway is Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. Experience Norwegian literature and arts at events throughout 2019 and at the book fair in October. NORLA organises the project on behalf of the Norwegian government.
Illicit Financial Flows: Taking Stock and Setting the Agenda
Minister of International Development Nikolai Astrup's statement at an event on illegal capital flow, hosted by Nigeria, Norway and UNCTAD on the sidelines of the UNGA.
Norway provides NOK 1.68 billion to UN humanitarian fund (CERF)
‘The agreement with CERF will ensure greater predictability for our humanitarian partners and contribute to a more effective humanitarian response,’ said Ms Eriksen Søreide.
Norway intensifies efforts in the Sahel region
Norway is stepping up its efforts in the Sahel, and today the Government is launching a strategy for Norway’s efforts in this region for the period 2018-2020.
NOK 325 million in humanitarian aid to the Lake Chad region
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide announced this contribution in Berlin today at the high-level conference on the crisis in the Lake Chad region, which Norway is co-hosting with Germany, Nigeria and the UN.
Foreign Minister Eriksen Søreide launches new humanitarian strategy
‘Humanitarian action is an important part of the Government’s international engagement, and Norway has increased its humanitarian budget by more than 50 % since 2013.
New system for visas and residence permits
Are you planning to travel to Norway? From 3rd August 2018, applications will be handled at the Norwegian Embassy in Accra, Ghana.
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.
Brilliance of Nigerians challenges politicians
As far back as 1890, Nigerians got exports of stock fish from Norway. This expanded to other sectors including shipping, ship building, oil and gas, renewable energy, making Nigeria Norway’s most important economic partner in Africa.
Norway seeking seat on UN Security Council in 2021-2022
Many of the challenges the world is now facing can only be addressed through cooperation with other countries. The UN is the most important forum for international cooperation.
Norway for the UN Security Council 2021-2022
Norway has launched a campaign, seeking member states’ support for an elected seat in the United Nations Security Council in 2021-22.