Den norske ambassaden i Riga tilbyr praktikantplass for norske universitets- eller høyskolestudenter. Vi tar nå imot søknader for vinter/vår 2017. Søknadsfrist er 05. Oktober. Et praktikantopphold ved ambassaden i Riga vil gi en unik mulighet til å få innblikk i en region som er viktig for Norge. EU og EØS-spørsmål, sikkerhetspolitiske spørsmål, NATO-samarbeid, forholdet til Russland,...

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The President of the Norwegian Storting (Parliament) Olemic Thommessen, participated Sunday 21st of August in the commemoration of the Republic of Latvias 25th anniversary of the restoration of independence. On 21 August 1991 the Supreme Council of Latvia passed a law restoring the de facto statehood of the country. Mr. Thommessen, along with Speakers of the other Nordic-Baltic parliaments...

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‘In the coming years, the EEA and Norway Grants will primarily be used to promote innovation and growth in Europe through cooperation between Norway and the beneficiary countries,’ said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Elisabeth Aspaker.

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"We need more, not less cooperation with the EU on the common challenges facing Europe", said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Elisabeth Aspaker, pointing out the Single Market strategy, migration, climate and energy among the main priorities in the Government´s European work programme for 2016. The work programme for 2016 builds on efforts from previous years, but due to the current flow of...

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Foto: Sølve Sundsbø.

Royal jubilee: 25 years on the throne Last weekend Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja marked the 25th anniversary of their ascension to the Norwegian throne. The Government of Norway’s gift to the King and Queen was a commemorative jubilee event at University Square in Oslo, followed by a gala performance in the Aula of the University of Oslo. Winter activities for children were

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18.08.2016 // The EEA and Norway Grants are an effective tool for strengthening relations between Norway and the beneficiary countries, an independent evaluation has concluded.

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Foto: Rune Bjåstad, MFA.

Great visit of the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende to Latvia 21-22 April. The main event was the 4th meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Nordic-Baltic (NB8) and the Visegrad Group countries held in Jurmala, 21-22. April. In addition, Børge Brende also met with NCCL and the Norwegian business community in Latvia represented by DNB, Orkla, Møller Baltic Import, Linstow, Statoi...

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The Child Welfare Services primary purpose is to ensure that children who live under conditions that may be harmful to their health and development receive the necessary assistance and care at the right time.

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Starting November 9th 2015 you can no longer submit your application for visa or residence permit at the Norwegian Embassy in Riga. You must submit it at one of nine selected Norwegian Embassies in Europe.

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