‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region. For this reason, Norway is now increasing its aid to Syria and the region to NOK 2.4 billion for 2016. We intend to maintain this high level of assistance and will provide a total of around NOK...

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Norwegian- American Author Eric Dregni will be giving a presentation based on his two popular and humorous books on Norwegian and Norwegian-American culture, Vikings in the Attic: In Search of Nordic America and In Cod We Trust: Living the Norwegian Dream Friday February 19th 6:45 PM at Norway House in Fairfax, VA.

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DECORAH, Iowa — There couldn’t be a better year to take a class at Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center! In 2016, Vesterheim’s Folk Art School is celebrating its 50th anniversary by offering over 60 classes in woodworking, fiber arts, rosemaling, food traditions, knifemaking and metalworking, writing, and jewelry making.

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Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja mark the 25th anniversary of their ascension to the Norwegian throne.

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Photo: Heiko Junge.

The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon has appointed Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Ghana’s president John Dramani Mahana to co-chair the UN Sustainable Development Goals committee.

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Informasjon om endringer som ble foretatt 21. januar 2016 er nå lagt ut på følgende nettside:

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Norgesskolen 2016 takes place July 11 - July 28. Norgesskolen is an opportunity for children ages 9 to 18 from around the world to live in Norway for 3 weeks. Students will receive Norwegian language instruction, social studies and history in the picturesque setting of Tomb, Råde. Students enjoy exciting and unique indoor and outdoor activities and field trips, while expanding their knowledge o...

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Located about two miles south of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, DC is Georgetown University – a hub for distinguished scholars and motivated students focused on serving others by solving complex societal challenges through innovative learning techniques and high quality research.

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"2015 has been a dramatic year. Now, as the year draws to a close, we want the remainder of our humanitarian funding to be used in some of the world’s greatest humanitarian crises, including the refugee crisis in Syria and the neighboring countries," said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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