Norwegian Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen. 
Photo: regjeringen.no.Norwegian Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen. Photo: regjeringen.no

Norwegian Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen visited Washington, D.C. the week of Sept. 22.

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Norway's Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie speaking at the Global Health Security Agenda at the White House.

Norway’s Minister for Health and Care Services Bent Høie attended President Obama’s Global Health Security Agenda Summit at the White House on September 26.

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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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(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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Photo: Heiko Junge.

On Wednesday, September 24, New America Foundation will host a public event featuring Prime Minister Erna Solberg. The PM will discuss her personal experience as a female head of state, gender and foreign policy, international gender equality, Norway’s strategies for balancing work and family life, and her work on promoting education for young girls around the world.

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Upon its arrival in Washington, D.C. September 21st, the standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs had a wide range of meetings lined up with various think tanks, representatives of the administration, and international financial institutions such as the World Bank and the IMF.

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Photo: Teknisk Industri.

Printed Matter Inc. presents NORWAY FOCUS: KUNSTNERBØKER at this year's New York Art Book Fair. The annual fair kicks off on September 25th . In the four subsequent days there will be presented art books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals and fanzines together with a wide array of programming and special events - with contributions from Norwegian organizations like Henie Onstad Art Centre, Berg...

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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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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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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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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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