In light of the International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, November 29th, the UN Genva has accentuated that women working for rights and equality face unique and growing challanges driven by deep-rooted discrimination, and women's organisations also struggle disproportionately with access to resources and political support.

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The next Secretary-General António Guterres, Norway's Foreign Minister Børge Brende and the UN Ambassadors from the eight UN70initiative countries Colombia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan, Mexico, New Zealand and Norway. 
Photo: Norway UN (New York)/ Flickr.

Colombia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan, Mexico, New Zealand and Norway met Secretary-General-Designate Mr. António Guterres and his transition team in New York, 3 November #UN70initiative

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Nobel Peace Center, Oslo. 
Photo: © Petter Foss .

Press release

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Kurs & konferanse på Sola Strand, Stavanger. 
Photo:  CH - Visitnorway.com .

DATE: 26-27 September 2016. PLACE: Radisson Blu Hotel Lithuania, Konstitucijos str. 20, Vilnius, Lithuania

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Opening ceremony ISM. 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy Vilnius.

September 1st marks the start of the new academic year for all students in Lithuania, from first grade to university level.

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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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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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