Photo: Torbjørn Svanevik.Photo: Torbjørn Svanevik

In honor of Ankara Nordic Music Festival, H.E. ambassador Vegard Ellefsen invited to a reception in his home December 1. Guests of honor were Norwegian artists Pål Moddi Knutsen and Katrine Schiøtt.

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Photo: Jaime L. K. Anstee.

There is a vacancy as a locally employed Receptionist / Administrative Assistant at the Norwegian Embassy, starting 1 February 2017.

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende is seriously concerned about the situation in Turkey, and decided on Friday to call in Turkey’s Ambassador to Norway.

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‘I would like to congratulate this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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’Despite the financial hardship facing the Palestinian government, I welcome all constructive steps that will contribute to strengthening the Palestinian economy. Both parties have proven that through leadership and compromise, progress is achievable,’ said Norway’s Foreign Minister, Børge Brende in the meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC).

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Norway will host the sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo 21-23 June 2016. The Congress will attract 1300 participants from over 80 countries, including ministers, parliamentarians, academics, lawyers, and members of civil society.

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The 27th of October, Ambassador Ellefsen presented his credentials in the presidential palace.

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Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende is visiting Ankara today, the 9th of September.

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‘The Government’s proposed aid budget for 2017 amounts to 1 % of Norway’s GNI and sets out a historic level of funding in many areas. The present Government has doubled support for education, increased humanitarian aid by 50 %, and increased funding for global health by NOK 600 million. We are also continuing our targeted efforts in the areas of business development, job creation, climate chang...

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Utenriksdepartementets reiseråd for Tyrkia ble endret 26 juli 2016.

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"The world's best book about Istanbul" is finally available in Norwegian!

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