Tag: Norwegian Government

Norwegian Government introduce registration forms for all people entering Norway

On 22 December 2020 the Norwegian Government introduced a registration requirement for all people entering Norway. As of noon Monday 21 December, all people entering Norway will have to register themselves as a step in improving infection control. The general rule is that all people, including Norwegian citizens, must register their information. Read more in…

Norway update travel restrictions effective from 13 Dec

From 13 December 2020, the rules for quarantine hotels upon entry into Norway have been changed, according to Norwegian Government’s announcement on the same day. The most important changes are as follows: • Those who can document permanent housing in Norway can stay there during the time of quarantine, regardless of whether the residence is…

Norway launches major wind power research center NorthWind

Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tina Bru, announced on 11 December 2020 an investment of NOK 120 million (EUR 11.3 million) in a new wind power research center in Norway. The NorthWind research center will be at the cutting edge, working on innovations to make wind power cheaper, more efficient, and more sustainable. One…

Norway offers Sustainable Management MBA scholarship to ASEAN students

The Norwegian Government offers scholarships for an MBA in Sustainability Management to students from the Philippines and other countries in the ASEAN region. The application deadline is 21 January 2021, please follow this link to apply. The MBA course is a collaboration between the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia, the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and…

Nordic countries contribute funds for Covid-19 vaccine research

The Norwegian government published on 18 March 2020 an official statement as an update on the Covid-19 vaccine effort. The statement said: “Several countries are now supporting Norway’s appeal for funding for the development of a vaccine against the Covid-19 virus. Germany, Sweden, Finland and Denmark are among the countries that are now pledging millions.…

Norwegian government cooperates with airlines to assist Norwegians coming home

The Norwegian government published an official press release on 17 March 2020 that said: Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Ine Eriksen Søreide said “We are in a serious and unpredictable situation. It is becoming harder for many Norwegian citizens to return home because more and more countries are closing their borders and airspace and introducing…