Norway to make extraordinary contribution to Palestine refugees
‘The UN’s agency for Palestine refugees (United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA) is in a critical financial situation following the US decision to cut all funding to the organisation.
Ministerial meeting of the international donor group for Palestine
Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide is chairing the ministerial meeting of the international donor group for Palestine, known as the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), in New York on 27 September.
Norway intensifies efforts in the Sahel region
Norway is stepping up its efforts in the Sahel, and today the Government is launching a strategy for Norway’s efforts in this region for the period 2018-2020.
Praktikantopphold ved ambassaden i Abu Dhabi våren 2019
Den norske ambassaden i Abu Dhabi tilbyr et praktikantopphold (internship) for en student våren 2019 med oppstart i januar. Søknadsfrist er 8. oktober 2018.
Transit at Oslo airport Gardermoen – do you need a transit visa?
Please be aware that some nationals are required to be in possession of an airport transit visa when passing through the international transit area of Oslo airport.
Norway requests WTO dispute settlement consultations with the United States
‘In Norway’s view, the additional tariffs imposed by the US on steel and aluminium imports are a violation of the WTO rules. Today we have therefore requested dispute settlement consultations with the US in the WTO.
UN Secretary-General to Norway and Oslo Forum
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.
Norway contributing to Ebola response in DR Congo
The Government has decided to provide NOK 10 million to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) response to the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Norway to chair UN expert group on nuclear disarmament verification
Norway, represented by Special Representative for Disarmament Knut Langeland, was today chosen to chair the UN Group of Governmental Experts to consider the role of verification in advancing nuclear disarmament.
Norway to provide an extra NOK 130 million for the fight against marine litter
‘Norway is playing a leading role in the global effort to eliminate marine litter. The Government is proposing to increase funding for Norway’s development programme to combat marine litter by NOK 130 million in 2018.