“The main objective of Norwegian foreign policy is to safeguard and promote Norway’s interests – our values, our security and our welfare. The more serious the threats we are facing, the more important it becomes to set clear priorities and focus our efforts on the key tasks of foreign policy,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende’s in his foreign policy address to the Storting, March ...

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(Washington, D.C., March 2, 2015) Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende recently wrapped up an extended visit to Washington, D.C., where he met with numerous high-ranking government officials and participated in meetings on panel discussions on a wide variety of topics.

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"A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet" writes National Geographic News. In January, the Norwegian Polar Institute’s research vessel, Lance, was frozen into the Arctic Ocean with climate researchers from many countries on board. Expectations are high that the project will generate important...

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Photo: Steffen Kørner Ludvigsen

40 concerts, 16 states and two countries: Cashmere Cat tours the U.S. as an opening act in Ariana Grande's world tour, kicking off on March 5th. Cahmere Cats has in recent years become well-known worldwide as a producer, musician and DJ adn this is his biggest international tour to date. His remixes have been circulating on the international electronic dance music scene for a while, and this ye...

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Ambassaden i Washington er en av våre største og viktigste utenriksstasjoner. Virksomheten er fordelt på saksfeltene politikk, økonomi, forsvar, kommunikasjon og kultur, samt administrasjon og konsulært og ledes av ambassadør og nestleder. Blant de rundt 30 utsendte medarbeiderne er flere spesialutsendinger fra ulike fagdepartementer og representanter fra en rekke institusjoner utenfor...

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Ambassaden i Washington er en av våre største og viktigste utenriksstasjoner. Virksomheten er fordelt på saksfeltene politikk, økonomi, forsvar, kommunikasjon og kultur, samt administrasjon og konsulært og ledes av ambassadør og nestleder. Blant de rundt 30 utsendte medarbeiderne er flere spesialutsendinger fra ulike fagdepartementer og representanter fra en rekke institusjoner utenfor...

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Ambassador Kåre R. Aas presented his credentials to President Obama at the White House on Sept. 17, 2013.

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The Norwegians, a dark comedy set in Minnesota, premieres in Washington D.C. in mid-March. Artistic Director of Scena Theater, Robert McNamara, is eager to present this play by rising female playwright C. Denby Swanson to D.C. audiences for the first time. The show premiered in New York in 2013 and had an off-Broadway run at The Drilling Company Theatre in 2014.

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What are the next steps in manned space flight? When will humans finally set foot on Mars? Which country will be the first to get there?

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Photo: Iglika Trifonova, APECS International.

As part of the Embassy’s Arctic Series, we focus on articles from the Embassy’s magazine Norway Today this month. The first article is about the globally important Norwegian conference Arctic Frontiers (Jan. 18-23, 2015), and the other festivals taking place in the Arctic city of Tromsø at that time.

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