Norway and Saudi Arabia

Norway, together with Nigeria and Germany, will host an international donor conference in Oslo on 24 February. ‘A major humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region. This crisis has been largely overlooked. We are therefore seeking to mobilise greater international involvement and increased funding for humanitarian efforts to prevent the situation from deteriorating... Read more

The embassy organised a seminar on Dec. 14th in the ambassador’s residence with Norwegian and Saudi Arabian speakers. Read more

Ambassador Rolf Willy Hansen opened the architectural exhibition “Snøhetta, architecture – landscape – interior” last week at Prince Sultan University. Read more

The fundamental aim of Norway's gender equality efforts is to increase the opportunities available to women and girls, promote their right to self-determination, and further their empowerment. Norway has a long tradition of working for women's rights and gender equality, and in September 2016, the Government launched a new action plan for this work: Freedom, empowerment and opportunities The... Read more

In order to provide better and more convenient service for all visa applicants the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh has authorized VFS Global to run Norwegian Visa Application Centres in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al Khobar. The Visa Application Centres opened on October 16th 2016. MediaUnit . .   Rolf Willy Hansen, Norway’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, officially inaugurated the Norway Visa Applicat Read more

7-9 November, Stockholm. Driving next level process excellence and value creation in digital age: Robotic automation, process ownership & disruptive innovations Read more

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Press release | 2016-08-14. 'Serious atrocities are being committed against the civilian population in Aleppo. The conflicting parties need to respect humanitarian law and comply with the United Nations' appeal for a pause in hostilities. Norway supports the humanitarian actors in Aleppo and the surrounding regions. If access is now granted, Norway will increase this support,' said Minister of... Read more

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. Read more

Oslo innovation week 2016 takes place from 17 to 21 October. This year’s theme is Powercouples. “Innovation, particularly radical innovation, happens when connecting previously unconnected bodies of knowledge. At Oslo Innovation Week 2016 we bridge between the established companies and the startup scene. Between public and private. Academia and business. Oil and medtech. Music and fashion. Watc... Read more