Transit at Oslo airport (OSL) – do you need a transit visa?
Please be aware that some nationals are required to be in possession of an Airport Transit Visa (ATV) when passing through the international transit area of Oslo airport.
Information to applicants from Afghanistan about applying for a visa from the Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul
Norway to strengthen cooperation with the UN on marine plastic litter from shipping and fisheries
‘In the fight against marine litter, it is vital to strengthen the capacity to prevent pollution from shipping and fisheries in developing countries.
Safe Schools Declaration endorsed by 100 countries
Schools, pupils and teachers are being attacked in many conflict situations around the world today. One hundred countries have now endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration on protecting children and education in situations of armed conflict.
Norway Launches International Development Strategy on Combating Non-Communicable Diseases
‘We cannot eradicate poverty by 2030 without better health. Norway’s new strategy to combat non-communicable diseases in developing countries makes a key contribution to those goals,’ says Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein.
UN consensus on strengthening protection of human rights defenders
A Norwegian-led resolution on human rights defenders has been adopted by consensus in the UN Human Rights Committee.
Launch of new strategy against non-communicable diseases
Norway will launch first-ever strategy to combat non-communicable diseases as a pillar of international health and development cooperation on 22 November.
Global anti-landmine summit in Oslo 25-29 November
‘The world has come a long way towards eliminating landmines, but unfortunately there is still a considerable way to go before we reach the goal of a mine-free world.
Bård Vegar Solhjell new Director General of Norad
Bård Vegar Solhjell was today appointed new Director General of Norad, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation. Mr Solhjell will leave his current position as Secretary General of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Norway.