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Ambassador Braithwaite Presents Awards to CEO of Norwegian Bjørn Kjos and NTNU Students

On June 28, 2018, at the U.S. Embassy’s annual Independence Day Celebration at the Ambassador’s Residence in Oslo, U.S. Ambassador to Norway Kenneth J. Braithwaite presented the newly established Ambassador’s Award to Norwegian Air Shuttle CEO Bjørn Kjos. A group of NTNU students received the Ambassador’s Young Eagles Award for their project to remove plastics ...
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U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Visits Norway

On June 24-26, U.S. Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral John Richardson, visited Norway, reaffirming the close and longstanding defense relationship between the United States and Norway. The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) is the senior military officer of the Department of the Navy. As a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the CNO is the principal naval adviser to the ...
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USS Bainbridge Visits Oslo

On Friday, June 22, 2018, USS Bainbridge sailed into Oslo Harbor. This is the second port call by a U.S. warship in Oslo in eight years. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) arrived in Oslo for a scheduled port visit to enhance U.S.-Norway relations as the two nations work together to strengthen ...
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Embassy Organizes River Cleanup on World Environment Day

On World Environment Day on June 5, 2018, the U.S. Embassy in Oslo organized a river cleanup along the Akerselva river in Oslo together with the Ministry of Climate and Environment . It was an international group effort! Representatives from the Peruvian , German , Chilean , Danish , British , and Chinese Embassies were there to take part in the cleanup. Organizations Oslo River Forum , Keep Norway Clean and Rusken were ...
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