Utenriksdepartementet fraråder alle reiser til eller opphold i Irak

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From 1st of June, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Amman is handing over the reception of visa applications and permits to VFS Global.

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The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) invites to a conference dedicated to combat the looting of Syria’s cultural heritage. The conference will be held in Sofia on 16 September under the patronage of UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova.

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Norwegian directors Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken, Anne Sewitsky and Roar Uthaug are candidates for Norway’s Foreign-Language Oscar submission

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“The humanitarian situation in Iraq has further deteriorated in the last six months. The humanitarian needs are enormous after almost 18 months of continuous hostilities in Iraq. Norway will therefore increase its emergency assistance to Iraq by 100 million Norwegian Kroner”, says Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Ambassaden i Amman følger situasjonen i Jordan tett, og denne sikkerhetsartikkelen oppdateres ved behov.

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‘Yesterday’s conviction of three Al Jazeera journalists is a step backwards for freedom of expression in Egypt,’ said State Secretary Bård Glad Pedersen.

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The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende made an official visit to Baghdad on August 23, and a visit to Erbil on August 24, together with his colleague Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide.

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‘I strongly condemn today’s terrorist attack on a market in Baghdad. The attack is a cowardly and ruthless act of violence, and our thoughts are with all those who were injured and the families of those who lost their lives,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Scandinavian and Arabic music meet in Jordan

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 05.08.2015

Classical music, Scandinavian folklore and Arabic music are key words when the Norwegian chamber choir Vox Humana holds a number of concerts in collaboration with local groups in Jordan between the 9th and 15th of August.

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Press release: Norway joins criticism of Israel’s settlement expansion

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 02.08.2015

‘Norway joins in the unanimous international criticism of yesterday’s decision by the Israeli Government authorising the construction of up to 800 new housing units in East Jerusalem and the West Bank. This is incompatible with the support Israel has declared for a two-state solution, and casts doubt once again on the Netanyahu Government’s commitment to the peace process,’ said Minister of...

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Forhåndsstemmeavgivning ved ambassaden i Amman

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 15.07.2015

Informasjon om forhåndsstemmeavgivning til kommunestyre- og fylkestingsvalget 2015 ved Ambassaden i Amman.

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World leaders to Oslo for Summit on Education for Development

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 05.07.2015

Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafza...

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