Ambassador Erik 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 Director in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Greetings from the Ambassador
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.
Norway - Philippine Relations
The Philippines and Norway have a long history of bilateral relations, owing traditionaly to cooperation in the maritime sector. Today, relations between our two countries have expanded to encompass not only the shipping industry, but also other business sectors, labour migration, and peace and reconciliation efforts.
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