Like the rest of the international community, Norway does not recognize the independence of the so-called "Nagorno-Karabakh Republic". Accordingly, Norway does not recognize the "referendum" planned to be conducted on 20 February. Norway supports the territorial integrity of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group to facilitate a peaceful solution to the Nagorno-Karab...

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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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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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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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‘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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In accordance with the agreement between Norway and VFS Global, from 21st July 2015 all type of applications and biometric data (fingerprints and a digital photograph) are collected by VFS Global's Baku Office on behalf of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Baku. All applicants must register their applications online through the Norwegian Visa Portal, and then book an appointment through VFS Global...

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