Defence-related exports from Norway in 2017
This week, the Government presented the annual white paper on exports of defence-related products. In 2017, Norway exported arms and military equipment worth around NOK 5.4 billion, up from NOK 3.6 billion in 2016.
Please note that the embassy will be closed Thursday 14th, Sunday 17th, Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th of June due to the Eid al-Fitr celebrations.
UN Secretary-General to Norway
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide is hosting the annual Oslo Forum, a meeting place for leaders from all over the world, at Losby Manor outside Oslo on 19 and 20 June.
Norwegian Government increases humanitarian aid to Gaza
In response to the acute humanitarian situation, Norway is providing an additional NOK 15 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza.
Norskopplæring for norske barn bosatt i utlandet
Globalskolen er et undervisningstilbud i norsk, samfunnsfag og RLE for norske barn i grunnskolealder som er bosatt i utlandet.
Norway allocates additional NOK 116 million to humanitarian assistance
‘Norway’s humanitarian budget has never been bigger than it is now, but the needs created by the world’s humanitarian crises are continuing to grow. The Government has therefore proposed increasing the humanitarian budget by NOK 116 million.
Foreign Minister concerned about spiralling violence
'I am deeply concerned about the spiral of violence we are now seeing on the border between Israel and Gaza.
Foreign Minister fears greater instability in Middle East following opening of embassy
'I am concerned that the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital could lead to greater instability in the region and make it more difficult to bring the parties to the negotiating table.
Utenriksministeren møtte menneskerettighetsorganisasjoner
Tema for møtet var Menneskerettighetsrådets landhøring av Norge, som skal finne sted våren 2019.
The largest study locations in Norway
A total of 277 500 students were enrolled in higher eduation in Norway for the academic year 2017/2018. Another 15 500 students were studying abroad.
Norway provides additional humanitarian aid to Yemen
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide took part in the UN international donor conference for Yemen yesterday. At the conference, Norway announced that it will provide an additional NOK 170 million.