‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region. For this reason, Norway is now increasing its aid to Syria and the region to NOK 2.4 billion for 2016. We intend to maintain this high level of assistance and will provide a total of around NOK...

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Photo: Kari-Anne Sandness.

Den norske ambassaden i Vilnius tilbyr praktikantplass for en norsk student fra 25. juli til 22.desember 2016. Søknadsfristen er fredag 4. mars 2016.

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The conference “

On 28th January, Ambassador Halvorsen attended the conference “"Strengthening of the Lithuanian and Norwegian police cooperation and capacities to fight against domestic and gender-based violence” hosted by Lithuanian Police department and partly funded by Norwegian Embassy in Vilnius.

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More than 1500 international delegates are set to attend the 10-year-anniversary of Arctic Frontiers in 2016. The conference takes place on 24-29 January and is the longest-running major conference on Arctic issues. The jubilee themes are Industry and Environment – a return to the topics of the very first conference.

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Ambassador Dag Malmer Halvorsen and Police Commissioner General Linas Pernavas. 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

On 22nd January in Vilnius, Ambassador Halvorsen and Police Commissioner General Linas Pernavas discussed the strengthening cooperation and sharing the best practices among countries.

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Mr. Brende meets journalists in Philippines Jan 2014. 
Photo: Norway MFA Astrid Sehl.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching a new strategy today for efforts to promote freedom of expression. ‘Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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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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