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Seven Years as Norway’s Ambassador

I have served as Norway’s Ambassador to the United States for the past seven years. It has been a privilege and an honor to work every day on further developing the already excellent relationship between our two countries. In a few weeks I will leave Washington, D.C., and move on to new challenges.

By |July 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Seven Years as Norway’s Ambassador

Norway: A Great Spot for Birds (and Birders)

In many ways, Norway can be seen as something of a well-rounded overachiever – the nation routinely ranks at or near the top of a wide range of categories, from public safety and green energy to raising children and general life satisfaction. Here’s one more addition to that ever-growing list: birdwatching.

By |July 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Norway: A Great Spot for Birds (and Birders)

What Do These Famous People Have in Common?

They are all Americans with Norwegian ancestry! You may not have realized that there were so many Norwegian-Americans who have become household names. Read on and find out how each person is connected to Gamle Norge.

By |July 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on What Do These Famous People Have in Common?

Multilateral Cooperation in Times of Crisis

At this time of great uncertainty and global disruption, a coordinated international response through a functioning multilateral system is needed more than ever—a system where countries work together as members of international organizations. We are all affected by the coronavirus, and no country can overcome this crisis alone.

By |July 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Multilateral Cooperation in Times of Crisis

A Design Lover’s Guide to Norway

Brimming with cultural hotspots, eye-catching hotels, cool galleries, scenic viewpoints and bold architecture, Norway is a haven for design inspiration. Check out the May issue of Viking magazine to learn more about some of our favorite places, including...

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on A Design Lover’s Guide to Norway

As Norway Slowly Reopens, What’s Next for Tourism?

For the past 10 years, Norway’s tourism and travel industry has been booming. Going into 2020, the nation was setting all-time records for overnight stays—and that’s without counting small, private rentals like Airbnb. Then the coronavirus hit, and travel ground to a halt.

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on As Norway Slowly Reopens, What’s Next for Tourism?
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