Organizations and websites dedicated to U.S.-Norway relationship
The U.S. Embassy in Norway
Under the Ambassador and Deputy Chief of Mission, the Embassy team works to protect and promote U.S. interests in Norway through diplomatic relations with the Norwegian government, commercial contacts with the business community, and through public diplomacy directed towards Norwegians who shape opinion about the United States.
American Coordinating Council of Norway (ACCN)
ACCN is a non-profit council of American and Norwegian organizations founded in 1985 ACCN offering our members a network to other Norwegian-American groups in Norway.
The Norway-America Association (NORAM)
The Norway-America Association works to strengthen the ties between Norway and North America through higher education and culture.
The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham)
AmCham is an independent business networking, information and assistance organization promoting the interests of Norwegian, American and international member companies.
The U.S.-Norway Fulbright Foundation
The U.S.- Norway Fulbright Foundation for Educational Exchange is a bi-national organization which aims to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and Norway, through the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills.
Discover America Norway
Discover America Norway is a non-profit organization working voluntarily to promote tourism from Norway to the U.S.
Amerikanskpolitikk.no is a website that aims to offer balanced and timely information on U.S. politics and elections.
PhD and Associate Professor Hilde E. Restad blogs about American society, politics and culture (in Norwegian).
The American Lutheran Congregation of Oslo
The American Lutheran Congregation is an English-speaking international, ecumenical congregation affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It is located in the Frogner area in Oslo.
Sons of Norway District 8
District 8 is the Norwegian branch of the Sons of Norway community, and aims to promote the interest in and knowledge about the history of Norwegian emigration to North America, as well as the interest in the current Norway-American communities.
The Norwegian Atlantic Committee (NAC)
The Norwegian Atlantic Committee is a politically independent organization and works towards the goal of furthering a wider understanding of Norwegian foreign, defense, and security policy, with particular emphasis on Euro-Atlantic cooperation. NAC organizes meetings, seminars, regional courses on security policy, study trips, as well as a number of other major conferences.
Norway Connects is a virtual community where students from North America and Norway can meet and network with other students, as well as representatives from business, industry, higher education and nonprofits.
For Norwegian enthusiasts of classic and modern American cars.
The Norwegian Emigration Center
The Norwegian Emigration Center is located in Stavanger and assists descendants of emigrated Norwegians in search of their roots and develops projects that help explain the connection between yesterday’s emigration to the U.S. and today’s immigration to Norway.
Democrats Abroad Norway (DAN)
DAN is the Norwegian branch of the Democratic Party and works to support the aims and principles of the U.S. Democratic Party by encouraging participation in the American political process through the organization of local events and activities.
Republicans Abroad Norway (RAN)
RAN is a political advocacy organization for conservative government policies, and represents and advances the interests of many United States Republican voters present in Norway.
American College of Norway (ACN)
ACN offers one-year of university level studies as preparation for continued Bachelor’s studies in the U.S., and help to get accepted at a U.S. institution.
American Women’s Club of Oslo
AWR was established in 1934 and is a social network of American women living in the Oslo area of Norway.
In the United States
The Norwegian Embassy in the United States
The Norwegian Embassy in the U.S. works with Norwegian relations with the U.S. and is located in Washington D.C. Norway also has Consulate Generals in New York, Huston and San Francisco as well as an Honorary Consulate General in Minneapolis.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF)
The ASF is headquartered the Scandinavia House in New York City and is the leading cultural and educational link between the U.S. and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Sjømannskirken (the Norwegian Church Abroad)
Sjømannskirken serves as cultural, social and spiritual meeting places for Norwegians abroad, and has six branches in the U.S; Huston, Los Angeles/San Pedro, Miami, New Orleans, New York and San Francisco.
Normanns-Forbundet (Norwegians Worldwide) – USA
Nordmanns-Forbundet is a membership organization for Norwegians living abroad, either they have emigrated, or are living abroad for a shorter period of time.
Sons of Norway Foundation
The Sons of Norway Foundation is the largest Norwegian organization outside of Norway, and is a benefit society that aims to promote and preserve the Norwegian heritage and culture of in the United States.
Innovation Norway – USA
Innovation Norway promotes nationwide industrial development profitable to both the business economy and Norway’s national economy, and helps release the potential of different districts and regions by contributing towards innovation, internationalization and promotion. Innovation Norway also promotes tourism to Norway. They have offices in Boston, Huston, New York, San Francisco and Washington D.C.
The Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia
The Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia Chapter (NACCP) is a non-profit membership organization formed to promote trade, create business opportunities, professional relationships, and goodwill between the U.S. Greater Philadelphia Region and Norway.