Policy & Society

Photo: Thor Brødreskift © Norwegian Seafood Council.

8 journalists from various medias across China visited Norway in the beginning of June to experience the Norwegian Seafood, spectacular nature and rich culture. Read more

Eidsvold 1814. 
Photo: Oscar Wergeland.

Visiting Norway this spring or summer? Here are a few Bicentenary happenings not to be missed! Read more

The non-governmental organization that seeks to promote peace through disarmament, sustainable development, and human rights arrived in Beijing on April 19th. Read more

Jens Stoltenberg. 
Photo: Andreas Gilje Bergslien/Luftforsvaret.

Former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg was appointed new NATO Secretary General at the North Atlantic Council in Brussels on the 28th of March. Read more

Photo: Elisabeth Borchgrevink.

The final event of Women’s Month, co-organised between the US, British, and Norwegian Consulates, was an interactive half-day festival, encouraging discussions about women’s rights in China and around the world. Read more

Join our interactive Women's Festival in celebration of International Women's Day. Read more

Photo: Yang, Wan Mei.

On the 18th March, in cooperation with the Norwegian and UK Consulates General, the new US Consulate General in Guangzhou gathered mentors and mentees alike; to share experiences, make new connections, and seek useful advice on how to expand their career horizons. Read more

Photo: Elisabeth Borchgrevink.

Conference on “The Power of Investing in Women Workers”, with a focus on female empowerment, health issues, career development, and personal finance created a dynamic and stimulating debate in Guangzhou. Read more

Riksforsamlingen på Eidsvoll. 
Photo: Oscar Wergeland.

The Norwegian Constitution was adopted on 17th May 1814, and will this year celebrate its 200th year anniversary. Even though it has been amended more than 400 times since 1814, the Norwegian Constitution is considered to be the same working document. This makes it Europe’s oldest and the world’s second oldest written constitution still in effect. Read more

The 2013- winner, Sister Angelique Namaika received the Award for her exceptional courage an unwavering support for vulnerable women and girls who have fled the Lord’s Resistance Army in DR Congo . 
Photo: NRC / A. Ackermann.

Do you know an exceptional person who has gone beyond the call of duty and shown outstanding dedication and service to the displacement cause? With just a week left to nominate we ask for your help to identify inspiring and committed candidates. The deadline for nominations is 3 February 2014. Read more

Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Two months after the devastating typhoon hit the Philippines, Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende visited some of the most seriously affected areas, including the city of Tacloban. Read more

Photo: Wilhelmsen ASA.

Norway and China are to play significant roles in removing chemical weapons from Syria and transporting them out of the country for destruction elsewhere. Read more

Photo: IN.

The book "Health Risk Management" was launched officially on November 28 in Beijing. The book is written by experts from DNV (Det Norske Veritas) Business Assurance Group and China National Health Development Research Center (NHDRC) jointly. The book is meant to be a tool for better education in the health sector on the issue of health risk management. Read more

On November 7th, the Norwegian Consulate General Celebrated its first five years, eyes firmly fixed on the ones ahead. Read more

Photo: Erlend Aas/NTB Scanpix/SMK.

Norway’s new Government was appointed today by His Majesty the King. It is a conservative minority government formed by the Conservative Party and the Progress Party, with Conservative Party leader Erna Solberg as Prime Minister. Read more

Photo: OPCW.

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2013 goes to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Read more

Photo: CF - Wesenberg.

The Norwegian parliamentary election was held on Monday the 9th of September 2013. The bloc of the four center-right parties, The Conservative Party, The Liberal Party, The Christian Democrats and The Progress Party, won 96 of 169 seats. Read more

Photo: Lise Åserud / NTB scanpix.

This summer, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit both celebrate their 40th birthdays. A series of portraits has been taken to commemorate the occasion. Read more

Photo: women.

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in Norway, the Norwegian Consulate General in Guangzhou with its partner Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) organized a seminar on gender equality and women’s position in the labour market. Read more

Photo: NorwayMFA.

"The Security Council Chamber was a gift from Norway to the UN in 1952. I am delighted that Norway has taken responsibility for the renovation of what is perhaps the world's most important room," said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide. Read more