Norway and the United Arab Emirates // Last updated: 17.04.2014 //

It is now possible to follow the Royal Norwegian Embassy’s activities on Facebook. On our Facebook-page, we will update you about the latest news from Norway, the Embassy and our partners. Click here to like us on Facebook!

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Norway and the United Arab Emirates // Last updated: 16.04.2014 //

Fifty years ago, for every grandparent there were four grandchildren to put money into the pot for retirement pensions. And fifty years into the future, there will be half as many people in work for each retired person.The returns on one per cent of all the world’s shares, could help to fill the generation gap between increasing numbers of grandparents and fewer and fewer grandchildren.

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Norway and the United Arab Emirates // Last updated: 16.04.2014 //

"The Government is today presenting a report to Parliament (Storting) on the management of the Government Pension Fund in 2013. - The Fund has served us well and it gives important contributions to the financing of our welfare state", says Minister of Finance Siv Jensen.

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Norway and the United Arab Emirates // Last updated: 15.04.2014 //

“South Sudan is experiencing a humanitarian crisis as a result of the armed conflict in the country. We cannot simply stand by and watch this happen. In response to a request from the UN, Norway will hold a conference in Oslo in May to mobilise resources for alleviating this serious crisis,” says Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Director General ICRC, Yves Daccord, Secretary General of the Norwegian Red Cross, Åsne Havnelid and Norwegian Foreing Minister Børge Brende. (Foto: Ragna Marie Fjeld, UD)
Norway and the United Arab Emirates // Last updated: 10.04.2014 //

The Norwegian government announced on April 7th that Norway is donating an additional eleven million Norwegian kroner (approx. AED 6,8 million) for swift food aid disbursement to Syria when and if local ceasefires permits it. This is organized in coordination with the Norwegian Red Cross and the Syrian Red Crescent .

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Norway and the United Arab Emirates // Last updated: 10.04.2014 //

Deputy Foreign Minister Bård Glad Pedersen met ambassadors of Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Tunisia, Sudan, Saudi Arabia and Palestine during a breakfast briefing about Norwegian politics in North Africa and the Middle East.

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H.E. Ambassador Sten Anders Berge meets representatives from NOREPS
Norway and the United Arab Emirates // Last updated: 31.03.2014 //

H.E. Ambassador Sten Anders Berge attended the opening ceremony of the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development conference and Exhibition (DIHAD) on Tuesday 25th of March. A large number of Norwegian exhibitors attended the conference. The Norwegian pavilion gathered 22 Norwegian companies and 2 humanitarian organizations showcasing the newest in relief items and life-saving equipmen

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NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen and then Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (Photo taken during NATO Secretary General's visit to Norway, May 2013)
Norway and the United Arab Emirates // Last updated: 30.03.2014 //

On March 28, the North Atlantic Council decided to appoint Mr. Jens Stoltenberg Secretary General of NATO and Chairman of the North Atlantic Council, in succession to Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Mr. Stoltenberg will assume his duties as Secretary General on Oct. 1, 2014, when Mr. Fogh Rasmussen’s term expires after five years and two months at the helm.

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