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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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Few countries have more in common than Norway and Canada – geographically, in terms of resources, and in what we believe to be important. Hence, there was a lot to talk about when Foreign Minister Børge Brende met a total of three cabinet ministers during his official visit to Ottawa on May 12.

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Photo: MCpl Vincent Carbonneau, Rideau Hall ©OSGG (2016).

Norwegian Citizen Johann Olav Koss, the former Olympian and social entrepreneur received one of the highest Canadian honours from His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, on May 13th, 2016, during an investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, in Ottawa.

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Today’s complex security landscape makes it more important than ever to join forces to make the world more secure, safer and more respectful of human rights. The keywords of Norway’s approach to meet new security challenges are: coherent, consistent and comprehensive.

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It’s doesn’t happen every day that Norway makes the front page of Canadian newspapers, and it’s even less common to see cross-country skiing making headlines. However, with the first ever Ski Tour Canada World Cup event taking place, there was a surge in attention for the sport across the country.

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Photo: Kristin Folsland Olsen - Visitnorway.com.

The High North Center at Nord University, Norway, hereby invite you to participate at the 12th High North Dialogue Conference. The conference will be held in Bodø, Norway on the 24th-26th of May 2016.

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Due to a Nordic representation agreement, the Danish Embassy handles all applications for visa and residence permits for Norway and all of the Scandinavian countries.

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Summer is approaching. Here you can find information on applying for a Norwegian passport.

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Fra 15. mars 2016 innfører Canada elektronisk reiseregistrering for alle reisende fra visumfrie land (som Norge) som kommer med fly. Dette er etter modell fra USA og Australia.

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The Norwegian Ambassador had the pleasure of hosting a great National Day celebration for the Norwegian community in Ottawa and the Embassy’s close contacts. The celebration took place in the Norwegian Residence, with ice cream, hotdogs and traditional games. As Ambassador Anne Kari H. Ovind said in her speech of the day: “It is a privilege to celebrate our national day in Ottawa, in a country...

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