Photo: Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi.Photo: Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi

Due to the Tet Lunar New Year Festival the Embassy will be closed from 26 January 2017 to 1 February 2017. The Embassy will open again on 2 February 2017.

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In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, mangrove forests are disappearing due to coastal erosion, expansion of shrimp farming and cutting of trees for construction and firewood. This a severe threat to coastal communities that rely on mangroves for food, jobs and protection against extreme weather. Norway has provided more than USD 350.000 (NOK 3 million) to support mangrove restoration in the Mekong Delta,...

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Photo: Ministerio TIC Colombia Flickr/Creative Commons.

Today, on December 10, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos will receive the Nobel Peace Prize of 2016 in Oslo.

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25 November 1971 is a memorable milestone for Norwegian-Vietnamese relations, as the day when diplomatic ties were established 45 years ago. Since then, the two countries have developed a multifaceted relationship within areas such as trade, investment, education, environment and climate change, energy, governance, fisheries, human rights and gender equality.

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The main representative organisation for Norwegian employers with companies ranging from small family-owned businesses to multi-national companies, the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises (NHO) has established a cooperation with Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on social dialogue.

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Photo: Berit Roald.

Ambassaden oppfordrer norske borgere som oppholder seg i Vietnam eller Laos for en kortere eller lengre periode å registrere seg på Reiseregistrering.no

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In December 2012, Norway and Vietnam signed a Joint Declaration on collaboration in reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). The declaration emphasizes forest sector reform, reducing the illegal trade in timber and active participation of local communities and ethnic minorities in forest governance.

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