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.
Cebu Consulate Holiday Schedule
Please be advised that the Norwegian Consulate in Cebu is closed on the following dates:
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
The Holberg Prize Names Scholar of Cultural History Paul Gilroy as 2019 Laureate
Today, the Holberg Prize—one of the largest international prizes awarded annually to an outstanding researcher in the arts and humanities, the social sciences, law or theology—named British cultural historian and postcolonial scholar Paul Gilroy its
Norwegian Embassy Manila, Cebu Consulate Schedule
Please be advised that the Norwegian Embassy in Manila is closed on 14 and 15 March 2019, for its annual internal seminar. Also be advised that the Cebu Consulate would be closed on 15 March 2019, Friday.
Bringing students “Back to School”
The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila, in partnership with UNICEF, supports schoolchildren in Marawi conflict affected communities by providing essential supplies to some 80,000 children in 257 elementary schools in Lanao Del Sur District 1