Tagged: President Barack Obama

Obama and Sarkozy on Nobel Peace Prize list

With no major conflict resolved by peaceful means in recent months, the field of candidates for the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize is seen as wide open ahead of Friday’s announcement of the winner in...

Norwegian Crown Prince Couple attends CGI in NYC

“Who are they?” asked curious New Yorkers, when noticing the media crew crowding around Norway’s Crown Prince and Princess on a busy midtown sidewalk on Sept. 24. By Berit Hessen – Norwegian American Weekly Their...

Barack and Michelle Obama pose for picture with Støre

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama posed for a photo during a reception at the Metropolitan Museum in New York with, H.E. Jonas Gahr Støre Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway, Wednesday...

Busy week for Stoltenberg and Støre in New York

Both newly re-elected Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre will be busy during the opening of the UN General Assembly in New York this week. The general debate of the 64th session of...

President Obama congratulates Prime Minster Stoltenberg

President Barack Obama today congratulated Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg on the renewal of Stoltenberg’s mandate as Prime Minister and his party’s success in Norway’s recent elections, writes the Norwegian Government on their website....

Nobel Peace Center: From King to Obama

On Oct. 13 at 11 a.m., the world will tune into a small doorway in central Oslo, and the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2009 will be announced. But already this September the...

Obama picks Boston business leader as envoy to Norway

On August 7, President Obama announced he is nominating Barry B. White (66), an executive board member with the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and director of the Massachusetts Alliance for International Business, as...

Prime Minister Stoltenberg congratulates President Obama

“I congratulate Barack Obama on his inauguration as President of the United States of America. The world needs his leadership in dealing with great common challenges such as the global financial crisis, climate change...