Praktikanter søkes til Saudi-Arabia
Den norske ambassaden i Riyadh søker én eller to praktikanter for høsten 2018. Søknadsfrist er 8. april 2018 med tiltredelse juli/august 2018. Oppholdets varighet er maksimalt seks måneder.
Norway pledges NOK two billion to the Global Partnership for Education
Norway is one of the largest donors to the Global Partnership for Education.
European Film Festival in Jeddah
The Norwegian movie “The Wave” will be screened at the Italian Cultural Centre, Jeddah, Saturday 24 February at 20:30.
Launch of the High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy
The Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, is taking the initiative to establish an international High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy.
Norway provides NOK 125 million to UN agency for Palestine refugees
Norway is a significant donor to UNRWA. It is providing NOK 125 million in core funding to UNRWA in 2018.
Changes in the Government
In an extraordinary session of the Council of State on 17 January 2018, the King made changes in the Norwegian Government.
EU and Norway to convene an extraordinary session of the international donor group for Palestine (AHLC)
Norway's Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide and EU's High Representative Federica Mogherini have decided to convene an extraordinary session of the international donor group for Palestine, the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC).
Record number of licenses awarded for further exploration of the Norwegian continental shelf
The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy offers the industry 75 production licenses on the Norwegian continental shelf in the Award in Pre-Defined Areas 2017 (APA 2017) licensing round.
Nytt reiseråd for Saudi-Arabia
Utenriksdepartementet oppfordrer reisende til å utvise aktsomhet ved reiser til eller opphold i Saudi-Arabia. Det frarådes mot alle reiser til eller opphold innenfor 50 kilometer fra grensen mot Jemen.
Seafood exports worth record-high NOK 94.5 billion in 2017
Norway exported 2.6 million tonnes of seafood worth NOK 94.5 billion in 2017. This is an increase in value of 3 per cent, or NOK 3 billion, and an increase in volume of 7 per cent from the record year of 2016.
Norway provided more than NOK 2.5 billion to the Syria crisis in 2017
In 2017, Norway maintained its substantial humanitarian support for civilians affected by the conflict in Syria.
Suspension of export licences to the United Arab Emirates
On the basis of a comprehensive assessment of the situation in Yemen and the increasing risks associated with the United Arab Emirates’ military engagement in the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs decided on 19 December 2017 to suspend licence