(Sept. 19, 2014) World leaders will descend on New York for high-level meetings at the United Nations, Sept. 22-26. During the week a great number of topics will be tackled, such as human rights, poverty reduction, climate change and gender equality, all of which are priorities for Norway.

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On Tuesday afternoon, the Committee met with Senator Heidi Heitkamp to discuss energy and environmental policy.

(Sept. 22, 2014) The Norwegian Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment visited Washington, D.C., Ohio, and New York.

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This week’s visit by State Secretary Bård Glad Pedersen underlines the close bilateral ties between Norway and the U.S.

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International music sensation Nico & Vinz performed at an advance screening of the movie “The Good Lie”’ on Wed., Sept. 17 in Washington, D.C.

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The Norwegian Parliament's Standing Committe on Local Government and Public Administration visits Washington, D.C.

(Sept. 16, 2014) This week, members of Norwegian Parliament's Standing Committe on Local Government and Public Administration are in Washington, D.C. to learn about U.S. immigration practices.

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Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Ambassador Kåre Aas’s distinguished career with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs began in 1983. He left his position in Oslo as Political Director in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to become the Norwegian Ambassador to the United States. He presented his credentials to President Obama at the White House on Sept. 17, 2013.

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Photo: Target Gallery.

In a new Target Gallery exhibition, three indigenous Norwegian artists examine pertinent question about commercialism and globalism as they re-appropriate everyday objects to reflect the worldview of the Sámi people. Hacking Objects of Desire is on view at the Torpedo Factory Art Center from Saturday, September 6 through Sunday, October 19, 2014.

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Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) calls for applications from higher education institutions outside Norway in relation to lectureships in Norwegian language and literature for the period 2015 – 2020.

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Photo: Norwegian Consulate General in New York.

Spanning six volumes, 3,600 pages in all, Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgård's "Min Kamp" (titled after Hitler's "Mein Kampf," although the title of the English translation is "My Struggle) continues to draw rave reviews from critics. The third book in the series arrived in the U.S. in late May and is steadily climbing the sales charts.

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Photo: Snøhetta.

Snøhetta’s pavilion is the only new building at the site.

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