Tag: Royal Norwegian Embassy Manila

Norway supports PPEs production training in Mindanoa

On 10 February 2021 the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila released an activity update: With the support from the Norwegian Embassy in Manila, IOM conducted PPE production training for BIWAB cooperatives as part of the 25-day “cash for work” initiative. Personal Protection Equipments (PPEs) will be distributed to the internally displaced persons in Mindanao.

The Norwegian embassy Manila and Singapore announced ‘Open by appointment only’

Given the strict measures against the Covid-19 pandemic in the Philippines, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila announced on 3 November 2020 that the embassy will only open to visitors with a prior appointment. A similar message was posted on the Norwegian embassy’s website for Singapore. Call or email the Embassy to make an appointment.…

Norway declares its priorities at the UN General Assembly

During the recent UN General Assembly in early October 2020, Norway highlighted the following priority areas: •Lay the groundwork for Norway’s membership of the UN Security Council, Be at the forefront of efforts to promote disarmament. •Promote binding international cooperation and safeguard the multilateral system. •Strengthen the UN’s capacity to prevent and resolve conflicts. •Promote…

Norway gives medical protection supplies to frontliners in Puerto Princesa City

On 6 August 2020, The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Philippines visited Puerto Princesa’s City Mayor office to show supports to medical staffs by donating medical supply to front liner staffs. The Pueto Princesa City published a thank you note to Norway, the statement said: Health workers in Puerto Princesa City are now better equipped to…

Norwegian Embassy plants trees to offset own carbon-footprint

The Norwegian ambassador together with the ASEAN green initiative made their first move on reducing carbon footprint by planted 500 trees in Metro Manila on 19th November 2019. The Embassy has specifically chosen to plant trees in the La Mesa Watershed, as this is the carbon dioxide sink of Metro Manila. The watershed is also…

Presidential Award to Norwegian in Philippines

Erlend E. Johannesen, founder of StreetLight Philippines, was among 23 distinguished and outstanding overseas Filipinos and foreign-based organizations from 11 countries winning the Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas (PAFIOO) 2016. They were honoured by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte honoured during the Awarding Ceremonies on Monday 19 December at the Malacañan Palace. Johannesen…