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Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to Her Excellency the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor-General of New Zealand.
60 years of safeguarding fundamental rights
"The impact of this court cannot be overestimated." His Royal Highness The Crown Prince spoke to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg today.
Ecotourism instead of deforestation
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is in Colombia on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). On Thursday he visited a project that combines reincorporation of former guerrillas with development and environmental protection activities.
Better equipped to fight climate change
On Wednesday His Royal Highness The Crown Prince travelled to the region of La Mojana in southeast Colombia. The area has been severely affected by climate change, but a local pilot project has shown excellent results.
For UNDP in Colombia
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is in Colombia on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). “There is nothing more important for development than peace,” said the Crown Prince after his meeting with the President of Colombia.
Sámi art in the Queen Sonja Art Stable
“Sápmi (the Sámi nation) never ceases to fascinate!” said Her Majesty The Queen in her welcoming remarks before the President of the Sámediggi (Sámi Parliament), Aili Keskitalo, officially opened the Sámi art exhibition in the Queen Sonja Art Stable on Thursday evening.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI of Malaysia.
Oslo - European Green Capital
Today Oslo officially opened its term as European Green Capital. Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Crown Prince were both in attendance at the ceremony at Oslo City Hall.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia.
Nobel Peace Prize for 2018
The Nobel Peace Prize was presented today in a formal ceremony at Oslo City Hall. Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess were in attendance as prize-winners Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad received the award.
The Princess christened the Kronprins Haakon
“I christen you the ‘Kronprins Haakon’. May luck and good fortune follow you, your crew, and all who are on board during your missions to the north and south.” Norway’s new research vessel was christened in its home port of Tromsø today.
Celebrated Anglo-Norse relations
This afternoon, His Majesty The King and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II were both in attendance as the Anglo-Norse Society celebrated the Society's centenary in London.
Celebrated Prince Charles
His Royal Highness Prince Charles celebrated his 70th birthday today. Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess joined in the celebration at Buckingham Palace in London Tuesday evening.
Queen Sonja Print Award 2018
Her Majesty The Queen presented the Queen Sonja Print Award 2018 to Emma Nishimura tonight. David Hockney received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his distinguished contribution to the art of printmaking.
The King and Crown Prince visit exercise
His Majesty The King and His Royal Highness The Crown Prince visited the Trident Juncture 2018 military exercise today. It is the first time father and son together have visited a major NATO exercise on Norwegian soil.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new president of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, His Excellency Mr Nguyen Phu Trong.
The Nordic Council Literature Prize
Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess presented the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2018 to Icelandic author Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir at the Oslo Opera House this evening.
The Crown Princess’ health
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit has been diagnosed with a chronic pulmonary disease that may at times limit her ability to carry out her official programme.
Concluded with classical Chinese gardens
After ten eventful days in Dunhuang, Beijing and Shanghai, Their Majesties The King and Queen concluded their State Visit to the People’s Republic of China today in the picturesque city of Suzhou.
The ocean dominated the programme of Their Majesties in Shanghai today. China and Norway are leading maritime nations, and sustainable development of the marine environment is of great interest to both countries.
Moving on to Shanghai
Their Majesties The King and Queen left Beijing today and travelled to Shanghai, on the east coast of the People’s Republic of China. Shanghai is the country’s largest port city and a booming economic centre.
Formal welcome in Beijing
Their Majesties The King and Queen are visiting the People's Republic of China at the invitation of His Excellency President Xi Jinping. Today they were welcomed in a formal ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People located in Tiananmen Square.
Welfare and winter sports
After their initial days in the city of Dunhuang, Their Majesties The King and Queen are continuing their State Visit to the People's Republic of China in the capital city of Beijing. Welfare development and cooperation on winter sports were on the agenda today.
Visit to the Mogao Caves
To be listed as a world heritage site, a place must fulfil one of six criteria. The Mogao Caves fulfil all six. Today, Their Majesties The King and Queen were given the opportunity to visit this extraordinary place.
State Visit to China
Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja began their State Visit to the People's Republic of China today. Their visit will take place in Dunhuang, Beijing and Shanghai at the invitation of His Excellency President Xi Jinping.
The 163rd Storting is open
Today, His Majesty The King opened the 163rd Norwegian Storting (Parliament). It is 29th time King Harald has delivered the Speech from the Throne during this solemn ceremony.
Why I believe in a brighter future
The challenges we face are made by humans, and they can be solved by humans, The Crown Prince said today. Have faith in what you can achieve, and even more importantly, what you can do together with others.
A soccer tournament to change the world
A women's soccer tournament is helping to shine a spotlight on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New York City. Each team champions one of the SDGs - and their goals reach far beyond the soccer field.
Managing the oceans
The oceans have a vital role to play in almost all of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. But as His Royal Highness The Crown Prince emphasised today, succeeding in these efforts will require achieving a good balance between conservation and sustainable harvesting of marine resources.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Acting President of Vietnam.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to the President of Tanzania, His Excellency Dr John Pombe Joseph Magufuli.
Crown Prince in New York
The 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly has been formally opened in New York, and Norway is taking part in important areas during the high-level week. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon has a busy programme in the days to come.
100 years of Norwegian pupils in France
The first Norwegian pupils arrived at the Lycée Pierre Corneille upper secondary school in the heart of Rouen, Normandy, in 1918. Today Her Majesty The Queen took part in the celebration of a century of learning.
The Queen attends opening in France
The works of three Norwegian artists are being displayed in a special exhibition at France’s National Ceramics Museum in Sèvres. Today Her Majesty The Queen attended the opening of the exhibition, entitled “Forces de la Nature” (Forces of Nature).
Tone Vigeland exhibition at the Art Stable
Her Majesty The Queen was in attendance at the opening of “Tone Vigeland: Jewellery and Sculpture” at the Queen Sonja Art Stable today. The exhibition displays works by one of Norway’s best-known jewellery artists.
Princess Astrid International Music Competition
Yuwon Kim from South Korea was the winner of first prize in the Princess Astrid International Music Competition at Olavshallen this evening. Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner had the pleasure of presenting the prize to the young conductor.
Kofi Annan laid to rest
Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess represented Norway today at the funeral of Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations. Mr Annan was laid to rest in a state funeral held in Ghana's capital city of Accra.
The King presented the Kavli Prizes
His Majesty King Harald presented the 2018 Kavli Prizes at the Oslo Concert Hall this afternoon. The Kavli Prizes recognise scientists for their seminal advances in three research areas: astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience.
On the occasion of the golden anniversary, photographs were taken of Their Majesties The King and Queen and their family at the Royal Palace.
Golden anniversary celebrated in Oslo Cathedral
Today marks fifty years since Their Majesties The King and Queen were married. The golden anniversary was commemorated with a church service in Oslo Cathedral, where their wedding was held on 29 August 1968.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to the President of Indonesia, His Excellency Mr Joko Widodo.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to the President of the Hellenic Republic, His Excellency Mr Prokopis Pavlopoulos.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the President of the Republic of Turkey, His Excellency Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Summer tours of the Royal Palace
King Carl Johan never had the chance to live in the Palace he commissioned. But this summer, 200 years after he became the King of Norway and Sweden, he is present as the focus of the annual exhibition.
Launched Norway’s campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms Ine Eriksen Søreide launched Norway’s candidacy for membership of the United Nations Security Council in 2021–2022.
Tradition and Inspiration in the Art Stable
The exhibition "Tradition and inspiration" opened today. It shows national costumes - bunads - worn by the Royal Family along with a selection of artworks and other treasures from Norway’s cultural history.
Holberg Prize awarded to US legal scholar
Today His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon presented the Holberg Prize for 2018 to US legal scholar Cass R. Sunstein for wide-ranging research activities that have had a broad impact on US public policy.
Concluded in Bergen
Today, His Excellency President Andrej Kiska of Slovakia concluded his State Visit to Norway. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon accompanied the President for the final day of his visit, which took place in Bergen.
Bjørnson in a Slovakian rendition
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson played a prominent role on the second day of the State Visit of His Excellency President Andrej Kiska of Slovakia to Norway. Norway’s eminent national poet-playwright is remembered with great fondness in Slovakia.
State Visit from Slovakia
His Excellency President Andrej Kiska of Slovakia began a three-day State Visit to Norway today. Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed the President in the Palace Square.