The independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan was re-established in 1991, and Azerbaijan can now celebrate its 25th anniversary as a free nation. I congratulate the people and government of Azerbaijan on this important occasion and wish your country every success, prosperity, welfare and happiness. Norway and Azerbaijan have developed extensive bilateral relations over the past 25 years, and w...

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Elin singing about the mythical Nordic creature

For the cold winter days in Tbilisi, the Embassy saw it fit to showcase some of the most interesting cultural phenomena from the northern part of Norway on the weekend of 25 and 26 November.

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In association with the Swizz Embassy, the Norwegian Embassy was proud to present the second edition of the Alps & Fjords film days. The Embassy have a long history of screening Norwegian films in Baku, and we were happy to be able to continue this within the framework of the Alps & Fjords film days.

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Please note that the Embassy will be closed between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday 28 November due to an internal seminar. Norveç Krallığının Səfirliyi, 28 noyabr tarixində, daxili təlimlə əlaqədar olaraq, saat 09.00-17.00 arası  bağlı olacaqdır.

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Tord Gustavsen Quartet during the concert at the Mugham Centre

For this year’s jazz festival in Baku (22 – 30 October), the embassy was happy the programme boasted a Norwegian name. In cooperation with the embassy, Tord Gustavsen Quartet was brought to the festival, which also highlighted other internationally, recognized jazz musicians.

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‘I would like to congratulate this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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Photo: Marita I. Wangberg, FD.

At NATO's Summit in Warsaw, Prime Minister Erna Solberg announced Norway's increased contribution and leadership to NATO's trust fund for capacity building in Georgia’s defence sector. This new fund will provide financing until 2020 for the Joint Training and Evaluation Centre, where Norway already has personnel in place.

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Visa facilitation agreement being signed. . 
Photo: Norwegian Embassy in Baku.

On 4 September, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Børge Brende, visited Georgia. During the visit, Mr. Brende had meetings with the President of Georgia, Mr. Giorgi Margvelashvili, the Prime Minister of Georgia, Mr. Irakli Garibashvili, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Giorgi Kvirikashvili, and the Minister of Defence, Ms. Tinatin Khidasheli. Mr. Brende visited the administrative...

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