Aqeela Asifi was the 2015 winner of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award, recognised for her indefatigable efforts to help refugee girls access education. She has changed the lives of hundreds of young refugees.Aqeela Asifi was the 2015 winner of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award, recognised for her indefatigable efforts to help refugee girls access education. She has changed the lives of hundreds of young refugees.

Do you know an exceptional person who has gone beyond the call of duty and shown outstanding dedication and service to the displacement cause? UNHCR is asking for your help to identify inspiring and committed candidates. The deadline for nominations is 8 February 2016.

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This weekend Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja mark the 25th anniversary of their ascension to the Norwegian throne.

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During a recent visit by the UNICEF Norway and Goodwill Ambassador Vibeke Klemetsen, ambassador Rolf Ree and Jean Gough, UNICEF Country Representative signed an agreement on NOK 20 mill (app. US$ 3 mill) in additional support to the Safe School School Initiative (SSI) in the North-East Nigeria. The goal is to give at least 100,000 internally displaced and marginalized children access education ...

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Representatives from some 60 countries are gathered in Oslo today 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, which Norway ha...

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

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The Embassy is sometimes asked by Nigerians business companies to verify the existence of a particular Norwegian company. Unfortunately the Embassy has lately received such questions from Nigerians seeking employment in Norway where we have found that the purportedly “Norwegian” company is a front for an internet scam. Nigerian engineers have received an employment letter or contract from an...

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Dersom du utvandret fra Norge mellom 1960 og 1975, og siden ikke har vært bostedsregistrert i Norge, bes du ta kontakt med ambassaden før du søker om nytt pass.

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Welcome to the website of the Norwegian Embassy in Abuja!

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