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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

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

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

Foto: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

On the 3rd May 2016, World Press Freedom Day was celebrated with more than 100 events all over the world. The overarching theme for this year’s international event was access to information and fundamental freedoms.   ‘Access to information is crucial if people are to be able to make informed decisions about matters that affect them, and to understand and exercise their rights. A broad range 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

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“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

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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. Lees meer

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Ambassaden i Haag mottar et stort antall henvendelser fra ulike grupper i Norge som skal på studietur til Nederland. Mange besøkende ønsker bistand fra ambassaden til å planlegge oppholdet. Vi har dessverre ikke anledning til å yte all den assistanse som etterspørres, som å utarbeide programmer og inngå besøksavtaler. Ambassaden kan imidlertid veilede besøkende til hvilken etat de kan ta kontak... Lees meer