Vacant positions at the Norwegian Embassy in Abu Dhabi for Farsi-speaking Visa Officers
The Royal Norwegian Embassy is seeking qualified and highly motivated team members for positions as full time Visa Officers. It is a requirement that candidates are fluent (oral and written) in Farsi and English.
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.
Government scaling up funding for Norad’s Knowledge Bank
‘The Government is proposing to increase its allocation to technical cooperation on taxation through Norad’s Knowledge Bank by NOK 13 million.
Norway allocates additional NOK 116 million to humanitarian assistance
‘Norway’s humanitarian budget has never been bigger than it is now, but the needs created by the world’s humanitarian crises are continuing to grow. The Government has therefore proposed increasing the humanitarian budget by NOK 116 million.
Foreign Minister concerned about spiralling violence
‘I am deeply concerned about the spiral of violence we are now seeing on the border between Israel and Gaza.
Vidar Helgesen appointed Special Envoy to High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy
Vidar Helgesen has been appointed Norway’s Special Envoy to the High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy.