Embassy closed for holidays
The Embassy will be closed on the following dates in April: Thursday 13 April, Sunday 16 April
European Film Festival in Jeddah
The Norwegian Embassy will display the Norwegian film "Victoria" (2013) at the Eurpean Film Festival in Jeddah.
First ever white paper on the place of the oceans in Norwegian foreign and development policy
‘The Government is stepping up its efforts to promote Norway’s ocean interests. We intend to make sustainable use of the oceans a global priority,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
Norway provides NOK 673 million to fight famine in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria
More than 20 million people in four countries are on the brink of famine. 'We are facing the worst humanitarian catastrophe in the history of the UN. Nearly 1.4 million children are at risk of starving to death.
The future course of Norwegian security policy
The Government will continue the main lines of Norwegian security policy, strengthen cooperation with Europe, and intensify Norway’s efforts in Europe’s southern neighbourhood.
Saudi-Norwegian-American Collaboration for Women’s Art
When New York-based Norwegian artist Anne Senstad travelled to Saudi Arabia, her contemporary Western art met the traditional Saudi one.
Er du vår nye praktikant?
Den norske ambassaden i Riyadh søker to praktikanter for høsten 2017. Søknadsfrist er 1. april 2017, med tiltredelse juli/august 2017. Oppholdets varighet er seks måneder.
Visit from Innovation Norway
In February the embassy had the pleasure of hosting Mr. Ole Johan Sandvær, Innovation Norway’s Regional Director for the Middle East and Africa.
Norway increases humanitarian support to Yemen
‘The humanitarian situation in Yemen is very dramatic. Immense suffering is being inflicted on the civilian population.
Increased support for religious minorities
‘Religious minorities are particularly vulnerable in situations of war and conflict, and are overrepresented among those living in extreme poverty.
Government increases support for sexual and reproductive health
‘Norway is one of the largest donors to gender equality and women’s health efforts, but the needs in this area are still great.