Photo: Photo by Sølve Sundsbø.Photo: Photo by Sølve Sundsbø

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway is visiting Washington State and Alaska, May 21-27, 2015.

Read more

“Norway is looking forward to strengthening our cooperation on Arctic affairs with the U.S. This will be an important year for Arctic cooperation under U.S. leadership in the Arctic Council,” said Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Borge Brende.

Read more

A Twitter first - 5 countries diplomatic leaders get together for a live discussion on Twitter #AskNordicAmbs! Join us as the five Nordic ambassadors to the United States get together for a one hour Twitter Town Hall on June 1 at 2 pm. If you are curious to know more about the Nordic perspective on Arctic development in particular or Nordic values in general – feel free to ask!

Read more

Statements from the Nordic Ministers for Foreign Affairs' meeting in Elsinore May 5, 2015.

Read more

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington D.C. and the U.S. Embassy in Oslo are in partnership with the Barents Observer offering two American journalists a rare opportunity to work in one of the most interesting places in the world today: Norway’s Arctic North.

Read more
Photo: Paris Review.

Norwegian literature has experienced a blossoming presence in New York this spring, with the American release of books by three Norwegian greats; Åsne Seierstad, Per Petterson and last but not least Karl Ove Knausgaard. This week the highly expected Paris Review Norwegian-American Literary Festival is upon us.

Read more
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Ambassador Kåre R. Aas presented his credentials to President Obama at the White House on Sept. 17, 2013.

Read more

"A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet" writes National Geographic News. In January, the Norwegian Polar Institute’s research vessel, Lance, was frozen into the Arctic Ocean with climate researchers from many countries on board. Expectations are high that the project will generate important...

Read more