Photo: UN Photo/JC McIlwaine.Photo: UN Photo/JC McIlwaine

The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan is now so severe that the UN has declared a famine in parts of the country. "The situation is acute. We must act now to save lives. Norway is therefore providing NOK 135 million for emergency relief efforts in South Sudan," said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Photo: Gertrud Zach, US Army.

In his latest blog post on Huffington Post, Ambassador Kåre R. Aas talks about Norway's strong and long-lasting commitment to its NATO allies, highlighting previous and current Norwegian military and security contributions internationally.

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Over 10.7 million people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in the Lake Chad region. 
Photo: Espen Røst, Bistandsaktuelt.

Norway, together with Nigeria, Germany and UN Ocha will host an international donor conference in Oslo on 24 February.

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Ready for the race: Andrea Goddard with guide Glenn Beachy. 
Photo: Jon-Åge Øyslebø.

"There are only two kinds of hills: downhill and 'not-downhill'." That’s the optimistic motto for participants of Ski for Light, an annual event with Norwegian roots where visually or mobility-impaired participants try out the pleasures of cross-country skiing.

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Ambassaden viser til Regjeringen.no sine landsider om reise til USA

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You can also add different herbs and garlic to your veal tenderloin. . 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

First edition of Chef's Corner! Today's dish: veal tenderloin in garlic sauce.

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Trym Brannvoll Ullerud (23) is starting to settle down in his new kitchen at the embassy. . 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Only 23 years old, Trym Brannvoll Ullerud has already accomplished a lot as a chef. As the new chef at the Ambassador’s residence, he is now taking on new gastronomical challenges in Washington, D.C.

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Students at International Summer School. . 
Photo: ISS.

Don’t miss these three opportunities to study in Oslo this summer!

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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 konsulære saker. Stasjonen ledes av ambassadør og nestleder. Blant de rundt 30 utsendte diplomatene er flere spesialutsendinger fra ulike fagdepartementer og institusjoner med bred kontakt med norsk...

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