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The Official inauguration of the Green One UN House in Vietnam took place on Saturday 23 May in Hanoi.

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The Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi is happy to announce that we have entered into an agreement with VFS Global for outsourcing the reception of applications for Schengen Visas and Residence permits. The agreement will come into effect from June 1st 2015.

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Prime Minister Solberg had a full day’s program in Hanoi Friday 17 April, meeting with Vietnams Prime Minister H.E. Nguyen Tan Dung, H.E President Truong Tan Sang and President of the National Assembly Nguyen Sinh Hung to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues.

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The Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg is visiting Vietnam 16-18 April 2015 on invitation from Vietnam’s Prime Minister HE Nguyễn Tấn Dũng.

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The Norwegian Ombud, Anne Lindboe (third from the left) with the Norwegian Delegation. 
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The Norwegian Ombudsman for Children, Anne Lindboe, visited Hanoi from 30 March - 2 April as one of the speakers at the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). Ms Lindboe participated in a session by the Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights, “High Level panel on the Convention of the Rights of the Child”, and discussed children’s rights and early childhood development. Delegates, among the...

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The Norwegian Delegation, Ambassador Siren and Deputy Head of Mission Ragnhild together with the Vice Chair of the Vietnam National Assembly, H.E. Mr Uong Chu Luu. 
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Hanoi hosted the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU-132) from 28 March to 1 April 2015. Over 2000 delegates from over 120 countries, including IPU parliamentarians, associate members, and international organisations participated. The main theme of the event was “Sustainable Development Goals: Turning Words into Actions”.

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Norway has confirmed its intention to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a prospective founding member. ‘Norway is a substantial contributor to global development efforts, and wishes to join countries from Asia and other parts of the world in further refining the structure and mission of the AIIB,’ said Foreign Minister Børge Brende.

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