Norway is providing NOK 90 million to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. This is an increase of NOK 10 million compared with last year. ‘Strengthening the UN’s human rights work is vital, particularly at a time when these rights are under increasing pressure globally,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Students participate in ISFiT 2015 “Walk of Peace”. 
Photo: Cuong M. Pham.

From the 5th to the 15th of February 2015, ten Vietnamese students, along with students from around the globe, participated in the world’s largest international student festival held in Trondheim, Norway.

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Norges ambassade i Hanoi søker etter en midlertidig lokalansatt arkivmedarbeider i 40 % stilling. Tiltredelse 1. mai 2015 med 12 måneders varighet.

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From the performance I.B.S.E.N. Portuguese scholarship winner 2012. 
Photo: Susana Paiva.

Funds for professional theatre performances based on Henrik Ibsen’s plays are now available.

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From the left: Knut Arild Hareide, Siv Jensen, Erna Solberg, Tine Sundtoft and Trine Skrei Grande. 
Photo: Statsministerens kontor.

"There is a need to transform the Norwegian society. An important reason is the need to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions in order to avoid dangerous, anthropogenic climate change. At the climate change negotiations in Paris in December, Norway and the world needs to take brave new steps towards a low-carbon economy", says Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Read the full press release ...

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The Norwegian Embassy and Innovation Norway in Hanoi are pleased to invite Norwegian businesses to the next Business Forum in Vietnam.

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Training workshop for PFLAG in Vung Tau City. 
Photo: MFA.

Norway promotes human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people (LGBT) in Vietnam. The Norwegian Embassy funds a project with a local NGO – Centre for Information, Connecting and Sharing (ICS) who work with Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) to improve their knowledge and inform them of LGBT rights.

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