(April 29, 2016) A new blog post on Huffinton Post, jointly authored by the five Nordic ambassadors to the United States, explains "Why U.S.-Nordic Relations Matter More Than Ever." Amb. Kirsti Kauppi of Finland, Amb. Kåre Aas of Norway, Amb. Geir H. Haarde of Iceland, Amb. Björn Lyrvall of Sweden and Amb. Lars Gert Lose of Denmark collaborated on the post, who jointly discuss "how our region h...

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We all want the same thing – to ensure that all children grow up in a secure environment free from violence. Yet, explaining child protection measures can be tricky.

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The advance of ISIL affects our security. We are now stepping up Norway’s efforts by increasing our contribution to the international coalition against ISIL,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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'Syria's neighbouring countries are shouldering a heavy burden and are facing major challenges. Norway will therefore contribute USD 10 million to a new financing initiative for Lebanon and Jordan,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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"Norway and the U.S. have a long history of cooperating on nuclear nonproliferation. The memorandum of understanding we have now signed in the margins of the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C. will in practice strengthen ongoing Norwegian efforts to assist Ukraine in securing its radioactive material and preventing it from falling into the wrong hands," said Norwegian Prime Minister Er...

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The Embassy has noted a strong public interest in a current child welfare case where the family in question has ties to another country in addition to Norway.

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Join best-selling author Neal Bascomb at the International Spy Museum in DC as he shares highlights from his extensively researched new book, The Winter Fortress, about the daring and successful commando raid on Vemork.

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Studio Theatre in Washington DC will perform Hedda Gabler, written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Mark O’Rowe and directed by Matt Torney.

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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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