Norway will host the sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo 21-23 June 2016. The Congress will attract 1300 participants from over 80 countries, including ministers, parliamentarians, academics, lawyers, and members of civil society.

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The platform deck for the Ivar Aasen field . 
Photo: Det norske.

May 21 the platform deck for the Ivar Aasen field was completed at SMOE’s yard in Singapore. This is the most complex project so far for a Norwegian oil company in Singapore and is a significant achievement and part of the industrial history of both Singapore and Norway. The Deputy Minister in the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde, and the Nidaros Cathedra...

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Wednesday 13 April 2016 Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg will be holding a lecture organised by IISS. The lecture; "The Global Goals – A Roadmap to a Sustainable, Fair and More Peaceful Future", will be held at 5 pm.

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The Ambassador and the Director of Innovation Norway Singapore at the Opening Ceremony of Asia Pacific Maritime

On Wednesday 16th of March the opening of the 14th edition of Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) took place at Marina Bay Sands. This year 1,500 international products & services companies from over 60 countries including 17 country pavilions and over 50 industry influencers are participating. For three days international shipbuilding & marine, workboat and offshore companies and industry pr

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Photo: Anita Rennan/hellstrom.no.

Celebrity chef Eyvind Hellstrøm is often described as the Norwegian equivalent to Gordon Ramsay (the British celebrity chef). Recently, he made a list of recommended eateries in Singapore.

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‘The World Health Organization needs NOK 23 million in immediate contributions for its efforts to fight the Zika virus. When I met Director-General Chan yesterday, I promised that Norway will quickly provide NOK 10 million,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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John Kerry and Vidar Helgesen at Oslo REDD Exchange 2016. 
Photo: www.norad.no.

Norway and the US share the goal of halting global deforestation. By strengthening collaboration between our two countries on forests and climate change, we can contribute to a more rapid and forceful implementation of the Paris agreement and the sustainable development goals, says Vidar Helgesen, Minister of Climate and Environment in Norway.

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NBAS and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore  are pleased to invite all our friends to a Beach Party on Friday 26 August 2016 at 7.30PM. The Beach Party will take place at Coastes (Sand Bar) on Sentosa! Bring your spouse, partner or friends! This is a night you don’t want to miss! SGD 80 per person – includes food and beverages* *free-flow drinks until 10.30PM We strongly encourage using

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The date has been set for the annual garden party arranged by Norway House.

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Photo: Eskinder Debebe (UN).

Today, World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated with more than 100 events all over the world. The overarching theme for this year’s international event is access to information and fundamental freedoms.

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Happy birthday, Singapore! Inspired by SG50 we have looked into our own history in Singapore.

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Photo: National Crime Prevention Council.

Singapores straffelovgivning er generelt strengere enn i Norge, både med tanke på strafferammer og hva slags forhold som kan gi grunnlag for straff.

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