Following the July 22 attacks in 2011, the Norwegian Government decided to have memorials established in the Government Administration Complex in Oslo and on the mainland facing the Utøya island in the municipality of Hole. The memorials shall be in honor of the dead, the survivors, rescue crews and volunteers. An open international call for applications to a pre-qualification stage was held,... 更に読む

On the 6th February, Sámi people all over Norway celebrated The Sámi National Day. 更に読む

The Norwegian team for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games has been selected. 更に読む

On January 15, The Norway-Japan Society held their annual shinenkai, celebrating the new year at Tokyo Daijingu Matsuya Salon. 更に読む

This year Norway is celebrating The Bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution. The Norwegian Constitution has been amended more than 400 times since 1814, but is, notwithstanding this, considered to be the same working document. And this makes it Europe’s oldest and the world’s second oldest written constitution still in operation. The constitution was crafted around three principles: separatio... 更に読む

On January 6, NSC held an annual conference and announced its export statistics results for 2013. 更に読む

The Statistical Yearbook of Norway 2013 can now be downloaded from the website of Statistics Norway. It contains statistics on Norway and key figures for the Nordic countries and other countries. The yearbook presents the main trends in official statistics in most areas of society. The statistics are based on data gathered in statistical surveys and from administrative data, which, in cooperati... 更に読む

On November 6th – 7th, Innovation Norway Tokyo hosted a Norwegian solar booth at the Fukushima Renewable Energy Industrial Fair 2013 in Koriyama. Three solar related companies, REC Solar, Norwegian Crystals and Elkem Solar and Scandinavia’s largest research institute, SINTEF presented their products and services. 更に読む

On the 24th of October, the second Nordic Green seminar took place at Inoo Hall in Tokyo. This seminar on Nordic green energy was jointly hosted by the Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Swedish and Icelandic embassies. 更に読む

Tokyo, Japan 17 October 2013: At the invitation of the ruling Japanese Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), Ambassador Arne Walther presented the Norwegian Government’s Pension Fund Global to LDP Members of Parliament under the title: “Managing Sovereign Wealth - the Norwegian Way”. 更に読む

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. 更に読む

The Norwegian High North Programme 2013–2018 supports cooperation between higher education institutions in Norway and institutions in Canada, Japan, Russia, the Republic of Korea and the United States. The goal is to expand, strengthen and disseminate knowledge about or relevant to the High North. 更に読む

On the 30th of August, the Royal Norwegian Embassy, in co-operation with the Royal Dutch Embassy, hosted a workshop titled “Restructuring of the electricity system: Experiences from Europe of relevance for the Japanese energy system”. 更に読む

On the 29th of August, the embassy hosted a workshop on Floating Offshore wind. 更に読む

Norwegian Civil Affairs led by Ms Anne Pauline Jensen, Director General of the Norwegian Civil Affairs Authority and Mr Thomas Laurendz Bornø, Head of Compensation Department at the Norwegian Civil Affairs Authority visited Japan recently to share experiences with Japanese counterparts on policies for Criminal Victim support. In connection with their visit the Norwegian Embassy together with th... 更に読む

Japan and Norway have long traditions in solar technology development cooperation. Norway has supplied Silicon from smelting plants in Norway to the solar industry from the very beginning of the solar industry establishment. Companies like Elkem and REC have been doing business with Japan, providing products to different part of the solar value chain for many years. The last addition to the... 更に読む

The maritime relationship between Norway and Japan remains strong more than 150 years after the first Norwegian ships started to sail on Japan. Illustrating a new dimension of the maritime link was the Norwegian Maritime IT seminar held in the Arctic Hall at the Embassy on June 26th. 更に読む

Ambassador Per Ludvig Magnus, Special Envoy for Energy and Climate at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, visited Tokyo on 20-22 June for consultations with Japanese counterparts on energy issues. He is heading the Ministry’s internal Energy Team, which deals with a wide range of international energy issues. 更に読む

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Around 300 representatives of indigenous peoples from the 7 global geo-political regions gathered in the traditional territories and lands of the Sami people at Alta, Norway, to negotiate and pass a document described as the “Alta declaration”. The declaration represents the collective positions and recommendations of the world’s indigenous peoples on the “World Conference on Indigenous Peoples... 更に読む

During the visit to Japan by Deputy Minister Ragnhild Setsaas and the Norway – Japan Science Week” the Deputy Minister also traveled to Sendai on the 30 May. In addition to visiting the Tohoku University and meeting with the Mayor of Sendai, Ms Emiko Okuymama, the Deputy Minister also attended a public Gender Equality event at the City’s Mediateque. 更に読む