The Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende met Qatar's Foreign Minister H.E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani this week in Oslo. The Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende met Qatar's Foreign Minister H.E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani this week in Oslo.

Qatar's Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, said that Norway and Qatar can be «partners for peace» when he met the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende in Oslo this week.

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A lot of children are not able to attend school and get a good education because of war and crisis .

Norway is increasing the aid budget to South Sudan and Yemen by 60 million NOK.

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The Embassy is happy to welcome Minna Crozier in the newly established position of senior commercial adviser! Minna’s main task is to assist Norwegian businesses looking for opportunities in the UAE, and also in Qatar and Kuwait. Her office is at the Norwegian Consulate in Dubai.

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Close to 12 million people have fled their homes because of the war in Syria, and the UN and its partners urgently need funding for their efforts in the coming years. ‘We must make sure that the UN is able to support the millions of people who have been forced to flee because of the war in Syria. That is why Norway is taking the lead and making a significant contribution to the UN Refugee Agenc...

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The Embassy visited the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference and Exhibition (DIHAD) on 21. March.

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Norway will host the sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo 21-23 June 2016. The Congress will attract 1300 participants from over 80 countries, including ministers, parliamentarians, academics, lawyers, and members of civil society.

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Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

Today, World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated with more than 100 events all over the world. The overarching theme for this year’s international event is access to information and fundamental freedoms.

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“Without a political process to resolve the conflict, strengthening Palestine’s economic sustainability is the most efficient way of defending the two-state solution,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. But this cannot substitute the efforts to resolve the conflict through a political process.

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‘I condemn today’s terrorist attacks in Brussels in the strongest possible terms. My thoughts and sympathy are with those who have been hit by the attacks and their families. We stand together with Belgium and the Belgian people,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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