Record-high Norwegian core funding to UN organisations in 2019
Norway is increasing its core funding to six UN organisations, to a total of over NOK 3 billion. This is the highest amount of funding Norway has ever allocated to these organisations combined.
Schengen Visa to Norway June/July 2019
We advise all travelers to apply for Schengen visum to Norway at least 30 days before your planned travel. Kindly note that you must have a pre-booked appointment with VFS in order to submit your visa applications.
Globalskolen – norsk grunnskoleundervisning på nett
Globalskolen er et nettbasert undervisningstilbud i norsk, samfunnsfag og KRLE for elever i grunnskolealder som er bosatt i utlandet. Tilbudet er tilpasset familier som ønsker å holde kontakten med Norge og norsk grunnskole.
Kommunestyre- og fylkestingsvalget 2019
9. september 2019 er det kommunestyre- og fylkestingsvalg i Norge. Velgere som bor eller oppholder seg i utlandet kan forhåndsstemme hos utenriksstasjoner eller særskilt oppnevnte stemmemottakere.
Elections in Norway and Pre-voting, 2019
Dear all Norwegian citizens in Saudi Arabia, Oman and Bahrain, In September 2019 it is time for Municipal and County Elections in Norway. You can all pre-vote (i.e.
Defence-related exports from Norway in 2018
The Government presented the annual white paper on exports of defence-related products. In 2018, Norwegian companies exported defence-related products and services worth NOK 5.8 billion. This is a decrease of NOK 6.3 billion compared with 2017.
Norwegian Government to step up efforts to combat sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises
Norway is allocating NOK 1 billion to the fight against sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises in the period 2019 to 2021.
Norwegian Government increases efforts to combat child marriage, female genital mutilation and gender-selective abortion (son preference)
‘Harmful practices, such as child marriage, female genital mutilation and gender-selective abortion or son preference, are violations of human rights and discriminate against women.
UN Secretary-General extends Prime Minister’s role as SDG Advocate
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced the new composition of his Sustainable Development Goals Advocacy Group; He has called on Norway’s Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, to continue her work as Co-chair, together with the President of Ghan
Broad agreement in international donor group for Palestine (AHLC) on the need to find a way out of the Palestinian economic crisis
‘I am pleased that Israel and the Palestinian Authority are now working actively to solve the ongoing fiscal crisis and conflict over the transfers of tax revenues. The major cuts in public services in Palestine cannot continue.
Nordic ministers for the environment and climate call for a global framework on marine litter
During the meeting of the Nordic Council of Environment and Climate Ministers in Reykjavik, the Nordic ministers agreed to work for a global agreement combatting marine litter.