‘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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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching a new strategy for efforts to promote freedom of expression. ‘Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Photo: Sølve Sundsbø, Det kongelige hoff.

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

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Photo: © UNICEF Romania/ CyberMedia.

«I was happy when they came. I finally got to tell someone about my problems!” says Maria, a proud mother of three and one of the people interviewed for UNICEFs social census in her county, Bacau. Her village, Lipova, is one of many that are involved in a pilot-project called “Community services for children”, conducted and funded jointly by UNICEF, Norway Grants and Bacau County.

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Representatives from municipalities in Romania on a study visit to Norway. 
Photo: Gunnbjørg Nåvik, KS.

While negotiations for a global climate agreement is ongoing in Paris, climate change is already happening. Adapting societies to the impact of climate change is needed to protect ecosystems, people, infrastructure and businesses. Improving the preparedness at local level is a key element of our adaptation efforts.

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Den norske ambassaden i București tilbyr praktikantplass på seks måneder for en student.

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From Thursday November 26, the Norwegian government has introduced temporary border controls to prevent people without the required travel documents from entering the country.

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Min Kamp. Book One: A Death In the Family – recently launched but already a great success in Romania.

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Ambasada Norvegiei în România a primit multe solicitări în legătură cu demonstrațiile care au avut loc recent. Din proprie inițiativă, ambasada a luat legătura cu Ministerul Român de Afaceri Externe, Parlamentul și Biroul Primului Ministru, pentru a oferi informații despre Serviciul norvegian de protecție a copilului și principiile care stau la baza lui. Ambasada a subliniat principiul...

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The Norwegian Embassy in Romania has received many inquiries in connection with the demonstrations that have taken place recently. On its own initiative, the embassy has reached out to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Parliament and the Prime Minister’s office, to give information about the Norwegian Child Welfare Service, and the principles upon which it is based. The embassy has...

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