Norway MFANorway and its special Relation with the U.S, its vital Leadership in NATO….. in Europe….. and in the World





April 8 2016

The contribution of Norway in Western Balkans

An exclusive interview with H.E. Ambassador Vibeke Lilloe of Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Ambassador Vibeke Lilloe of Norway 2016 (copy)












May 2016

World Press Freedom Day 2016

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende on World Press Freedom Day:

‘Access to information is crucial if people are to be able to make informed decisions about matters that affect them, and to understand and exercise their rights. A broad range of independent media outlets is also vital so that people can have access to a variety of information. These media outlets can shine a critical spotlight on the exercise of power and authority and promote transparency and accountability,’ ©Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway    Continue to read

Additional references:

The Human Rights at the heart of Norwegian Foreign Policy





April 13 2016

Norway is earmarking NOK 40 million for efforts  Norway MFA to help people with disabilities and to combat sexual violence in Humanitarian Crises. Announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. April 10, 2016 © MFA Norway

“Certain groups are more vulnerable than others in situations of war and conflict. Norway will intensify its efforts to prevent violence and injury, and to help those who are affected,” stated Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

In 2015 Norway contributed  NOK 649 million in Humanitarian Aid to the International Red Cross system.   Norway has simultaneously  a close cooperation with over 29 International organizations, that they receive most Norwegian support.  Fact sheets of 29 Multilateral organisations

Learn more about Norwegian Humanitarian efforts, by MFA

News from Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende



April 2016

The U.S and Norway in a closer Partnership

The United States and Norway signed a Memorandum on Nuclear non-proliferation cooperation and Nuclear Security. The occasion was during the week of  The Nuclear Security Summit 2016 in the U.S

Norway and U.S. Sign MoU on Nonproliferation Assistance March 2016The Norway’s Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Kare R. Aas, and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Countryman. Washington DC March 31, 2106 © The Royal Norwegian Embassy in the U.S  

“Norway and the U.S have a long history of cooperating on Nuclear non-proliferation. The Memorandum of Understanding we have now signed in the margins of the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC will in practice strengthen ongoing Norwegian efforts to assist Ukraine in securing its radioactive material and preventing it from falling into the wrong hands,” elaborated Prime Minister Erna Solberg. April 1, 2016 © MFA of Norway

The Announcement by the U.S Department of State March 31, 2016:  The United States and Norway Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Support Cooperation on Nuclear Material Security and Counter Nuclear Smuggling.




February 2016

With the support of Norwegian Government the Jewish Cultural Heritage in Europe has been revived. The project has been granted almost €575 000 from Norway.

Learn about the  Project Conserving Jewish Cultural Heritage in Europe



October 2015

Secretary Kerry met with the Foreign Minister Brende of Norway

Washington DC, 20 October 2015  ©The U.S Department of State




February 2014

Nordic Partnerships with U.S.

Norway, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and U.S in a joint Exercise





 About Norway

The Royal House of Norway

The History of Norway

The History of Norway by Royal Norwegian Embassy in London

Visit Norway



Norway and its Military and Political Leadership

Norway in EU
Norway in NATO

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg from Norway

Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN

The Norwegian Nobel Institute




The United States of America and Norway

On the Occasion of Norway’s National Day May 17, U.S Department of State 2015

The U.S Diplomatic Mission to Norway

The Royal Diplomatic Mission of Norway to the U.S

The History of U.S-Norway Diplomatic Relations since 1776



The United States Army Band visited Oslo, May 2012

Norway, May 2012 ©The United States Army Band

Read more on The U.S Army Band at the Norwegian Military Tattoo, 2012

















































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