8-Digit Telephone Number Migration Announcement
Starting 06 October 2019, Friday, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila will be migrating all telephone numbers to 8-digit number format in compliance with the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) memorandum 10-10-2017.
Norway Supports Peace Building in Bangsamoro
During a recent visit to Mindanao, Norway’s Ambassador to the Philippines, Bjørn Jahnsen, visited project partners working on peace building in the region.
Cebu Consulate Holiday Schedule
Please be advised that the Norwegian Consulate in Cebu is closed on Monday, 9 September 2019 in celebration of the Sergio Osmeña Day.
Norway Strengthens Gender-Responsive Peacemaking in PH
The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila partners with the Center for Peace Education (CPE) - Miriam College for the WePeace: Women in Peacekeeping project.
Opinion: Why must women prove themselves? by Ambassador Bjørn Jahnsen
By sheer stroke of serendipity, between her meetings in Zürich and commitments with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York, Major General Kristin Lund agreed to speak at a Women in Peacekeeping seminar in Manila last week at the Philip
Women Peace Keepers Forum in Manila
The Women in Peacekeeping Forum took place at the DFA Home Office on 6 June 2019, organized by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila, in partnership with the United Nations (UN) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
Important news about the EFTA-PH FTA
One year ago, the FTA between the Philippines and EFTA-countries (Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) entered into force, and we are happy to report that it works on all sides.
Are you planning to travel to Norway and need a visa or residence permit?
As of the 5th of August 2019, applications for a visitor’s visa or residence permit to Norway submitted in the Philippines will be sent to the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, which will become a regional hub for immigration cases from S
Scandinavian Film Festival
Davao City - Embassies of Denmark, Norway and Sweden in Manila, in partnership with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and SM Lanang Premiere, have come together for the first Scandinavian Film Festival in the Philippines.
Norway increases contribution to Green Climate Fund
Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein is giving priority to the Green Climate Fund as a channel for funding Norway’s climate-related efforts in developing countries in the coming years.
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 equation