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Why Norwegian Businesses Should Hire “Curious, Bold and Adventurous” Job Seekers, Especially Those Who Have Studied in the United States

The U.S. Embassy hosted a debate at Arendalsuka 2019. Norwegian students know the value of international experience, but do Norway’s employers?  This was question discussed at Arendalsuka, where the U.S. Embassy hosted a panel on Monday, August 12, titled “Fra modig student til uønsket jobbsøker?”  (From Wise Student to Unwanted Job Seeker) Norwegian students who ...
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Op-Ed by Ambassador Braithwaite: European Security Cannot Mean More to the United States than It Does to Europe

In an op-ed published in VG on August 13, 2019, Ambassador Braithwaite calls on Norway to live up to its 2014 Wales Pledge.  Below is the English version of the op-ed. Norway is a magnificent country. From the people to your culture to your geography, beauty is everywhere. As the United States Ambassador, I have now lived amongst ...
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USA trekker seg ut av INF-avtalen

UTTALELSE FRA UTENRIKSMINISTER POMPEO USA trekker seg ut av INF-avtalen 2. august 2019 2. februar 2019 ga USA seks måneders forhåndsvarsel om oppsigelse av traktaten om Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) på grunn av Den russiske føderasjons fortsatte brudd på avtalen. I henhold til avtalens Artikkel XV trer USAs oppsigelse i kraft i dag da Russland ...
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Coming Soon: Online Payment for DS-82 Passport Renewal Fees

Currently, all U.S. passport applicants in Norway — including adults renewing their passports through the “mail-in” form DS-82 — must arrange for in-person payment of their passport renewal fee at the U.S. Embassy in Oslo.  We understand that this situation is inconvenient for U.S. citizens residing outside Oslo and have been working on a solution. ...
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U.S. Ambassador’s Award 2019 Recognizes Thomas Wilhelmsen

The United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway, Rear Admiral Kenneth J. Braithwaite, USN (ret.), had the honor on June 20 at the U.S. Embassy’s Independence Day event of presenting Mr. Thomas Wilhelmsen, Chief Executive Officer of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA, with the 2019 Ambassador’s Award. The U.S. Ambassador’s Award is presented annually to ...
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