Utenriksdepartementet fraråder alle reiser til eller opphold i Irak

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The Visa Section is closed on Monday, 8 Feb 2016. We apologize for the inconvenience to our applicants.

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International partnership launches $1.7 million EduApp4Syria prize to help Syrian children learn to read

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching a new strategy today 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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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 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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Stortingets utenriks- og forsvarskomité, under ledelse av Anniken Huitfeldt, besøkte Jordan, Palestina og Israel 23.–28. januar 2016.

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Aqeela Asifi is the 2015 winner of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award, recognised for her indefatigable efforts to help refugee girls access education. She has changed the lives of hundreds of young refugees.

Do you know an exceptional person who has gone beyond the call of duty and shown outstanding dedication and service to the displacement cause? We are asking for your help to identify inspiring and committed candidates. The deadline for nominations is 8 February 2016.

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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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Norway Cup - the World's largest football tournament

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 01.12.2015

More than 1 001 300 participants from 1972 to 2015. This makes Norway Cup the world’s largest and best football tournament.

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Proposed tightening of rules on asylum in Norway

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 22.11.2015

In response to the large number of asylum seekers entering the country, the Norwegian Government has proposed legislative amendments that among other things will enable the swift return of certain asylum seekers.

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Norway provides NOK 380 million to the UN’s Emergency Response Fund

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 17.12.2015

Norway will be providing NOK 380 million to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for 2016. This will be announced at a donor conference in the UN on 17 December, when the Fund celebrates its 10th anniversary.

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Syria Donors Conference in London in February

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 17.11.2015

The Norwegian Government has taken the initiative to convene an international donor conference for Syria, which will be held in London in early February. Norway, the UK, Germany, Kuwait and the UN are the joint hosts.

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