Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel. 
Photo: Rob Thom/Crown Copyright.Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo: Rob Thom/Crown Copyright

‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region. For this reason, Norway is now increasing its aid to Syria and the region to NOK 2.4 billion for 2016. We intend to maintain this high level of assistance and will provide a total of around NOK...

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Skiers at YongPyong Resort. 
Photo: YongPyong Resort .

On March 4th to 6th the 34th YongPyong International Ski festival will take place. All foreigners and their families are welcome to participate in a weekend of fun skiing in South Korea. Deadline for registration is February 15th.

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Ambassador H.E. Jan Grevestad and spouse and the Korea Ski Association at the Skarven Race in Pyeongchang. . 
Photo: Lee Chong-Won.

“It is wonderful to see that more and more South Koreans are discovering the pleasures of cross-country skiing” says the Ambassador of Norway to the Republic of Korea, H.E. Jan Grevstad at the opening speech of the Skarven race.

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Syrian refugee child . 
Photo: Haidar Darwish/UNHCR .

Syria is the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis. On 4 February, the UK, Germany, Norway, Kuwait and the UN will co-host a conference on the Syria crisis.

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Photo: Norwegian Business Organisation.

Norwegian Business Association Korea invites to the Annual General Meeting of NBA Korea. The meeting will be held in Busan at the Novotel Ambassador Hotel Busan Friday February 19th from 18:00.

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The embassy advices people to check the passport expiration date prior to the holiday season. In many countries, it is required that the passport’s expiration date is minimum 6 months after departure from the country you are visiting. Children’s passports are valid for a shorter period of time, and it is thus of extra importance to check their expiration date. Thank you.

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Seoul is looking to fill a temporary vacancy for a full-time position up until 31 December 2016 for an employee on maternity leave.

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