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On 30 March, Norway signed and ratified the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention. Norway's implementation of the Convention will strengthen co-operation with other states in cross-border parental disputes and child welfare cases. The Convention will enter into force on 1 July 2016. For more information: https://www.regjeringen.no/en/aktuelt/norway-ratifies-the-1996-hague-child-protection-co Lees meer

The Ambassador

Welcome to the website of the Norwegian Embassy in The Hague! Lees meer

Foto: Ambassaden i Haag.

“In order to achieve the objectives of the Paris climate agreement we need fast changes in the electricity sector and in private car transport, in addition to a strong energy efficiency improvement in all sectors.” – Eirik Wærness Lees meer

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. Lees meer

‘It doesn’t require a lot of effort on my part, but it means a lot to the people we are helping,’ says George Maragoudakis. He is an interpreter in the new asylum system in Greece, which has been developed with support from Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants. Mr Maragoudakis is featured on the front of the 2015/2016 annual report for the EEA and Norway Grants. One section of the report... Lees meer

A memorial for a Norwegian World War II pilot was revealed in Oosterhout May 3 rd .The monument is a collaborative project involving a Dutch foundation in Oosterhout and a Norwegian historical society from Flekkerøy. Sergeant Tormod Abrahamsen was killed in action November 3 rd 1944 and the “Study group air war Oosterhout 1940-1945” has placed the memorial exactly where the Norwegian Spitfire... Lees meer

Karl Ove Knausgård (photo: André Løyning), Jostein Gaarder (photo: Niklas Lello), Sigrid Undset, 
Åsne Seierstad (photo: Knagge Forlag), Jo Nesbø (photo: Paal Audestad)

Norwegian literature is travelling more than ever before. Between 2004 and 2014, NORLA (Norwegian Literature Abroad) has contributed funding to the translation of more than 3300 books, into no less than 63 languages. Norwegian is among the 15 most translated languages in the world. FICTION - Jostein Gaarder? Is he Norwegian? Yes, indeed. And he is not alone. Norwegian authors have stepped out... Lees meer

Foto: The Norwegian Government.

“We need more, not less cooperation with the EU on the common challenges facing Europe”, said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Elisabeth Aspaker, pointing out the Single Market strategy, migration, climate and energy among the main priorities in the Government´s Eurpean work programme for 2016. The Government´s EU strategy sets out the main lines of Norway´s European policy, which to a large exte... Lees meer

From the left, Oda Helen Sletnes (Norway), Kurt Jaeger (Liechtenstein), Pieter De Gooijer (EU), Bergdís Ellertsdóttir (Iceland). 
Foto: The Norwegian Mission to the EU.

‘In the coming years, the EEA and Norway Grants will primarily be used to promote innovation and growth in Europe through cooperation between Norway and the beneficiary countries,’ said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Elisabeth Aspaker. On the 3rd May 2016, the Government and the EU signed the agreements on Norway’s new contributions to the least prosperous countries in the EEA. Norway will... Lees meer