Tagged: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Norwegian Foreign Minister visits Afghanistan

Today was the first day of the Norwegian Foreign Minister’s visit to Afghanistan, during which he will visit the Norwegian forces in Northern Afghanistan and participate in the important International Conference on Afghanistan in...

Norway condemns terrorist attack in Iran

Norway condemns the suicide attack in Sistan-Baluchistan province in southeastern Iran on Thursday 15 July. “Norway deeply deplores this act of terrorism,” said State Secretary Gry Larsen. Ms Larsen also expressed her sympathy for...

Norway condemns terrorist actions in Uganda

Norway condemns the terrorist actions in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, where at least 74 innocent people were killed and many others injured on Sunday evening. Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre commented: “We strongly condemn...

Reflections on a visit to Haiti

Earlier this month a team from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs traveled to the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince to assess how Norway’s USD 100 pledge of support for Haiti could be put to good...

Yes he can – US Ambassador visit to NTNU

American President Barack Obama has only been in office a year but has steadfastly tackled some of the most pressing problems facing the United States, from health care reform to nuclear proliferation in Iran,...

Engaging in dialogue

Leaders of the Norwegian-American community come together for the annual U.S.-Norway Forum in Seattle Nov. 12 By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly On Nov. 12, leaders from the Norwegian-American community convened in Seattle,...

Torchlit march for Norway student

Thousands of Norwegians will take to the streets to urge politicians to break a deadlock over the murder of a young student in Britain. Business student Martine Vik Magnussen, 23, was raped and murdered...

Norwegian Candidate to head the Council of Europe?

The election of the next Secretary General of the Council of Europe will take place in Strasbourg on Sept. 29. Thorbjørn Jagland, President of Parliament and former Prime Minister of Norway, now stands a...

Celebrated architectural exhibition in Washington D.C.

The architectural exhibit Kristin Jarmund Selected Works will be open in Washington D.C. until Sept 18. The exhibit gives audiences an opportunity to experience celebrated Norwegian architecture through photographs, drawings and material samples. The work...