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Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day

In honor of all women and girls, the U.S. President proclaimed March 2019 to be Women’s History Month. “During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the countless women whose courage and resolve have contributed to the character and success of our Nation and the entire world.  The equal opportunity of women in every facet of daily ...
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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Oslo, Norway –  12 January 2019 Location:  Demonstration at Stortinget (Parliament) downtown Oslo, Norway  Event:  A demonstration is planned to take place in the Stortinget area this Saturday, 12 January from 1300 to 1400. The demonstration is related to wildlife management and conservation of Norway’s wolf population.  Previous demonstrations related ...
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Lapse in Appropriations

At this time, scheduled passport and visa services in the United States and at U.S. Embassies and Consulates overseas will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits. Due to the lapse in appropriations, this website will not be updated regularly. We will not update this website until full operations resume, with the ...
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Security Alert for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration

Location: Across the street from the U.S. Embassy in Oslo, Morgedalsvegen 36 Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on Friday, December 21, 2018, from 16:00-17:00.  A Kurdish group is demonstrating against the U.S. announcement to withdraw from Syria.  Norwegian Police expect approximately 50 participants to assemble in the grassy area next to the COOP Extra grocery store (east ...
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Ambassador Braithwaite Visits Karasjok and Kautokeino

During a visit to Finnmark in December, Ambassador Braithwaite attended the opening of the Sami Parliament in Karasjok and met with members of the Sami Council. He also visited Kautokeino, where he experienced traditional Sami hospitality in a lavvu and learned from reindeer experts about the critical role of reindeer herding in the Sami way ...
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