The President of the Storting (the Norwegian Parliament), Mr. Olemic Thommessen, paid an official visit to Georgia 23-25 March. He was hosted by the Speaker of the Georgian Parliament, Mr. David Usupashvili.

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A new visa information system starting from 23 June. A new visa information system (VIS) for visa applications to the Schengen countries is introduced in Azerbaijan and other Eastern partnership countries on 23 June. The new system makes the issuance and checks of visas simpler (especially for frequent travelers), fights abuse and enhances security in several ways. In practice, fingerprints and...

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I forbindelse med at ambassaden mottok den nye filmpakken ble det arrangert norske filmdager i Tbilisi og Svaneti 04-10. mai.

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This last week we have celebrated 17. May - the Norwegian Constitution Day - with friends, colleagues and government officials in Tbilisi and Baku.

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Photo: Presidental Administration of Azerbaijan.

Mr. Svendsen has a higher degree in Russian and German languages and literature from the University of Oslo. He spent substantial periods studying in Moscow and St. Petersburg in the 1990ies. He worked as a Russian interpreter for the Norwegian government on the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard from 1996 until 1998. He then joined the Norwegian foreign service. Mr. Svendsen has served as a juni

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Ambassador Bård Ivar Svendsen and President Giorgi Margvelashvili. 
Photo: Provided by Georgian MFA.

On Friday 31 October 2014, Ambassador Bård Ivar Svendsen presented his credentials to the President of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili, in the Presidential Palace in Tbilisi.   

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I Norge er valgdagen for kommunestyrevalget og fylkestingsvalget 2015 mandag 14. september.

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Velkommen til den norske ambassadens informasjonsside om European Games i Baku 2015. Her har vi samlet informasjon til dem som skal reise til Baku for å følge lekene.

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Every year the University of Stavanger (UiS) admits 400 international students through a wide range of full-time Master's programmes and student exchange programmes. Situated in the urban environment of Stavanger city and surrounded by magnificent landscapes typical for the Norwegian south-west coast, the university enjoys a distinct location and a vibrant student life. For more information abo...

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