Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Sharon Hudson-Dean at Fulbright 75th Anniversary

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Sharon Hudson-Dean celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program and the 50th Anniversary of the Fulbright Alumni Association with the U.S.-Norway Fulbright Foundation on November 24, 2021 to honor the 2020 and 2021 winners of the Fulbright Article of the Year and Fulbright Young Researcher Article of the Year. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Sharon Hudson-Dean’s remarks: Good evening and welcome.  It is a pleasure to welcome you …

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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Sharon Hudson-Dean at Nordic EV Summit

  Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Sharon Hudson-Dean at the Nordic EV Summit , November 11, 2021 It’s a pleasure to take part in this year’s Nordic EV Summit. When my staff told me about the opportunity to speak here, my first question was, “Is Will Ferrell going to be there?”  GM’s advertisement campaign with the well-known comedian …

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Embassy Takes Part in Arctic Frontiers

On January 17-22, Chargé d’Affaires Jim DeHart participated in the Arctic Frontiers Conference and Emerging Leaders Program . The conference is an international arena for the discussion of Arctic-related issues.  The Conference brings together academia, government and business to create a firmer foundation for decision-making and sustainable economic development in the Arctic. Many Americans attended this year, including from the U.S. …

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Joint U.S.-Nordic Workshop on Nuclear Security and Forensics in the Nordic Region

More than 90 nuclear security experts participated in a workshop in Oslo, Norway, from January 17‑19, 2018, to strengthen best practices and promote international cooperation in the field of nuclear forensics. The workshop, organized by the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) , the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) , and the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland (STUK) , in association with the U.S. Department of State , brought together experts from the region, Europe, United …

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Interfaith Youth in Honor of Religious Freedom Day

On Tuesday January 16, 2018, in honor of Religious Freedom Day, Chargé d’Affaires Jim DeHart welcomed 30 youth leaders from an array of religious communities in Norway to the Villa Otium for roundtable discussions on religious freedom. The U.S. Embassy invited Norwegian youth from religious groups and organizations such as Alnaskolen, Islamic Cultural Center, Humanistisk …

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F-35 Arrivals Historic for Norway and NATO

A ceremony at Ørland Air Station today – the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s 73rd anniversary – will mark the arrival of the first three F-35 combat aircraft to Norway.  The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is a 5th generation multi-role aircraft.  It represents one of the most important military procurements ever, ensuring that Norwegian Armed Forces …

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The United States welcomes Norwegian start-ups and entrepreneurs

Start-ups and small companies play a key role in the Norwegian and U.S. economy. Not only because they provide jobs, but also because they offer solutions to some of the most challenging problems of our time. The U.S. firmly believe exchange of views and ideas, access to each other markets, talents capital and technologies drives …

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Embassy celebrates Daniel Pearl Music Days

Daniel Pearl World Music Days is a global network of music events held in October to promote tolerance and understanding through the universal language of music. On Thursday, October 12, the band Diplomatic Immunity, consisting of, among others, Artur Wilczynski, Canada’s Ambassador to Norway, and Jim DeHart, Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy, performed at …

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Chargé d’affaires speaks at Nammo and Raytheon contract ceremony

On Tuesday, 27 June 2017, at the Nammo Corporate Headquarters and Production Facilities at Raufoss, Chargé d’affaires Jim DeHart spoke at the Nammo and Raytheon contract ceremony. The ceremony celebrated Nammo’s recently signed contract with Raytheon to produce rocket motors for the latest generation of AIM-9X Block II “Sidewinder” missile. The contract represents a significant milestone in the …

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Embassy officially opened with ribbon cutting ceremony

On Thursday, June 15, 2017, the new U.S. Embassy at Morgedalsvegen 36 at Makrellbekken in Oslo was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Chargé d’affaires Jim DeHart served as Master of Ceremonies and welcomed the guests. Speakers included Governing Mayor of Oslo Raymond Johansen, Foreign Minister Børge Brende and Overseas Building Operations (OBO) Director Ambassador …

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New U.S. Embassy at Makrellbekken to open May 15

The U.S. Embassy in Oslo is pleased to announce that the construction of the new embassy compound is completed and the embassy will be open for business at the new address Morgedalsvegen 36 starting May 15, 2017. Since 1959, the U.S. Embassy has been located at Drammensveien 18/Henrik Ibsens gate 48 in the heart of …

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Embassy hosts screening of Hidden Figures on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day 2017, the U.S. Embassy in Oslo hosted a screening of Hidden Figures to highlight the importance of women and people of color in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The screening was co-hosted with 20th Century Fox, IBM, Nordisk Film Kino and Abelia. Chargé d’Affaires Jim DeHart welcomed the close to 900 …

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