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

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Norad calls for proposals from civil society as part of the Oil for Development program for the period 2016 to 2018 with deadline 1 October 2015

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

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Ambassaden holder stengt 19. og 20. juli 2015.

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Photo: Anne Leela/Gjerholm Design.

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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Sissel Breie, Ambassador to Jordan, inaugurates the new visa service center. 
Photo: Abdelrahim Diab Jaber.

As part of the global contract between VFS and the Norwegian government, The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Amman, Jordan inaugurates a new centre to extend visa service delivery in Amman.

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Information about forcibly returned children

Study and work // Last updated: 16.06.2015

Children who have been in Norway for a long period can now have a chance to have their case reconsidered.

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Broad support for protecting education from attack

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 02.06.2015

Representatives from some 60 countries were gathered in Oslo from 28 to 29 May to work for safer schools and universities in areas of armed conflict. ‘The Oslo Conference on Safe Schools marks the launch of a concerted global effort to ensure safe education for children and young people in countries affected by conflict. We are pleased that there is already broad support for this initiative,...

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Fighting early marriage and gender based violence

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 12.04.2015

On March 28th, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Amman’s partner organization Save the Children Jordan held a closing ceremony to celebrate the successes of the third phase of its ongoing Child Protection Program that focuses on the prevention of early marriage and gender based violence. The program was launched following a mapping report conducted by Save the Children Norway in 2013 that revealed...

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Situation desperate for Yarmouk refugees

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 09.04.2015

‘The situation for thousands of Palestinians and Syrians in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria is critical. Norway has provided NOK 10 million to support the work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Syria, in the hope that the organisation will gain access to the people in Yarmouk, who are in dire need of assistance,’ said Minister of...

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