Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Ragna Marie Fjeld.Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Ragna Marie Fjeld

‘The fight for strengthening human rights is the common thread in everything Norway commits to internationally,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step up its efforts to promote and protect human rights

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The embassy will reduce its opening hours during the Christmas period. Appointments regarding passport applications will not be taken on 24.12 and 31.12.

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Ambassador Siren Gjerme Eriksen with Norway Alumni. 
Photo: MFA.

This year, Norway celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl. On this occasion, the Norwegian Embassy organized two screenings of the film Kon-Tiki on 11th and 12th December at Cinémathèque in Hanoi.

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Ambassador Siren Gjerme Eriksen at the Norwegian Business Forum in HCMC. 
Photo: Innovation Norway.

Ambassador Siren Gjerme Eriksen emphasised the Embassy’s role as a partner for Norwegian businesses at the semi-annual Norwegian Business Forum in Ho Chi Minh City on 27 November. She encouraged Norwegian businesses to give input on how the Embassy can be of assistance.

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Signing Ceremony with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Børge Brende and his Lao counterpart, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Thongloun Sisoulith. 
Photo: Ud/Christian Birkely.

The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Børge Brende and his Lao counterpart, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Thongloun Sisoulith, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Oslo on 6th October.

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Photo: Norwegian Geotechnical Institute .

Norway supports the cooperation between Vietnam National University (VNU), Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) and University of Oslo (UiO) on Capacity Building and technology Transfer for Mitigation of Geohazards in Vietnam. 27 -29 November 2014, a capacity-building workshop was held at VNU in Hanoi. Master students from VNU, Institute of construction technology, local hydropower consulting...

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Photo: Marta B. Haga/ MFA Norway.

Civil society organisations working on Climate and Forest issues in targeted developing countries are invited to submit proposals in a new five-year program awarding a total grant of about 1,5 billion NOK.

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