Photo: Astrid Sehl.Photo: Astrid Sehl

Press release 25 March 2015: Norway has provided more than NOK 500 million to the efforts to fight Ebola in West Africa. The infection rate is now greatly reduced. Norway is therefore scaling down its efforts in cooperation with the authorities in the countries concerned and the UN. This means that Norwegian health workers will return to Norway at the end of March.

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Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende and Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. 
Photo: Endre Stiansen/Norwegian Embassy in Ethiopia.

Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende today signed a strategic partnership agreement. ‘This is a historic step for Norway’s engagement in Africa,’ said Mr Brende.

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Please note that the Norwegian Embassy in Abuja will be closed on Thursday 2 April, Friday 3 April and Monday 6 April.

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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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Photo: Susana Paiva.

The Ibsen Awards are now announcing their scholarships for 2015. For more information, please consult their webpage: http://www.ibsenawards.com

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The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 has been awarded the Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and the Pakistani children’s education activist Malala Yousafzai.

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The University of Oslo is now accepting applications for the International Summer School, June 20 - July 31, 2015.

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'Bring back our girls' movement in Norway met with Foreign Minister Børge Brende on 13 May. 
Photo: M.B.Haga/MFA.

‘Boko Haram’s kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls is an unacceptable attack on girls’ right to education. The Government has therefore decided to allocate NOK 10 million to efforts to promote safe schooling for girls in northern Nigeria and help to the communities affected by the abductions. Norway will also consider providing humanitarian assistance for refugees and internally displaced...

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Den 20.oktober erklærte Verdens Helseorganisasjon slutten på utbruddet av ebola i Nigeria. Les erklæringen fra WHO på disse lenkene:

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Welcome to the website of the Norwegian Embassy in Abuja!

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Informasjon fra det norske Helsedirektoratet:

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Northern lights over the Ersfjord in Tromsø. 
Photo: Bjørn Jørgensen / Innovation Norway .

Experience the northern lights or the midnight sun north of the Arctic Circle, or visit the world-famous Norwegian fjords, spectacular mountains and glaciers.

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