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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: Norway has not confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. Entry and Exit Requirements: The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises to avoid traveling to the Hubei province and unnecessary travel to mainland China. Travelers should stay updated about the Ministry’s travel information and daily news because the situation may change rapidly. Quarantine Information: Currently, there ...
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U.S. top official for Fossil Energy visited Norway to strengthen carbon capture cooperation

Steven Winberg, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy in the US Department of Energy (DoE), visited Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) on Friday 14. February to learn about the new unit for testing emerging carbon capture technologies. The US Department of Energy (US DoE) has long partnered with US companies to test their technologies at TCM in ...
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Dual Citizenship

As the result of Norway’s recent enactments allowing dual citizenship, the United States Embassy in Oslo has received inquiries asking whether a United States citizen may naturalize in a foreign state without any effect on his or her United States citizenship.  The answer is yes.  The concept of dual nationality means that a person is ...
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Progress Alert: Energy Department Renews Commitment to Collaboration on Hydropower Research and Development with Norway

February 4, 2019 Earlier this week the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Norway’s Royal Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (OED) renewed their commitment to collaborating on hydropower research and development by signing an Annex to a previously signed Memorandum of Understanding. Conner Prochaska, Chief Commercialization Officer and Director of the Office of Technology Transitions for the Department of Energy, signed ...
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Apply Now: Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2020

The U.S. Department of State’s  Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the U.S. Embassy in Oslo are pleased to announce the Global Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2020 Competition. AEIF supports teams of alumni with grants from USD $5,000 up to USD $25,000 for public service projects that promote shared values and innovative solutions to global challenges. For this year, ...
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