The debate panel at the event. From the left: Darmon Wilson, Magnus Nordenman, Dr. Katarzyna Zysk and Dr. Kristian Åtland.  . 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.The debate panel at the event. From the left: Darmon Wilson, Magnus Nordenman, Dr. Katarzyna Zysk and Dr. Kristian Åtland. . Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy

Security Policy in the Arctic was the main topic of this year’s Henry Bacon event. The event is held in memory of the efforts of the crew of SS. Henry Bacon during the Second World War.

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"Fisheries crime poses a threat to the world’s fisheries resources and to economic development in developing countries. International cooperation is essential in the fight against this type of crime," said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Norway will provide NOK 39.7 million in support of UN efforts to combat fisheries crime.

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A journey into the wonders of Nordic winter traditions through music, dance, and storytelling—professionally staged and directed by Washington Revels, this show draws over 10,000 attendees each December. Fun for the whole family and an annual tradition at the Lisner Auditorium. Let the joyful carols get you into the holiday spirit!

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The panel at the event. Lars Petter Maltby and Connie Hedegaard are on the left. 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Former Danish Minister of the Environment Connie Hedegaard has recommended policies to increase green competetiveness in Norway. She was one of the speakers at an event held by the Embassy on this topic.

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Santa Claus is very popular at Union Station. . 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Norway and the Embassy presented the Christmas Tree to the people of Washington, D.C for the 20th time this Wednesday.

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Eriksen Søreide meets the US Marine Corps Commandant, General Neller. 
Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Defense.

The Norwegian Minister of Defense visited the Luke Air Force Base in Arizona on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, and proclaimed that “The strong transatlantic unity is more important than ever before.”

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Some of the crew from Statsraad Lehmkuhl.

The Statsraad Lehmkuhl sailed 1,556 nautical miles in 124 hours. No one has ever sailed a greater distance in less time, and 80 Norwegian cadets celebrate a world record.

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The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense Minister are in the United States on official business this week, with a full slate of conferences and meetings for both

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Christmas in Washington, D.C. 
Photo: Andrew Myers/Flickr.

The Swedish Lutheran Church of Washington DC, The Norwegian Church Service in Washington DC, The Finnish Lutheran Church Washington DC, The Danish Church Abroad and The Icelandic Church Abroad invites you to Nordic Christmas on Christmas Eve. There will be singing of songs and hymns in all the five different languages, and musicians from the local Nordic community will perform. The event will

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