Photo: Egidijaus Jankauskas.Photo: Egidijaus Jankauskas

Honorary consuls are indispensable for the Norwegian foreign service. From today Mr. Mindaugas Petrauskas, the General Manager of Höegh LNG Klaipeda is our Honorary Consul. He was welcomed by ambassador Dag M. Halvorsen, the Mayor of Klaipeda Mr.Vytautas Grubliauskas as well as other mayors of the region.

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World Congress Against the Death Penalty. 

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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Political map of the Nordic countries. 
Photo: MFA Norway .

Starting November 9th 2015 you can no longer submit your application for visa or residence permit at the Norwegian Embassy in Vilnius. You must submit it at one of nine selected Norwegian Embassies in Europe.

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Signing a new EEA agreement 2014-21. 
Photo: EU delegation.

Press release, 3 May 2016

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Photo: Siem Offshore.

The Norwegian Government continues their efforts in the Mediterranean with the Siem Pilot vessel and personnel from the police and armed forces in joint operation Triton. The two main tasks of the operation are to patrol the borders and to help save lives in the Mediterranean.

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Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Both Norway and the European Union subscribe to the principle of sustainable development and share a common objective of creating competitive and dynamic economies.

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Under the microscope. 
Photo: Guri Dahl/ .

The Norwegian government places high priority on education in its development and humanitarian policy. The aim of Norway’s funding efforts for education is to promote economic development, democratisation and the implementation of human rights, thus contributing towards the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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