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Norwegian Society and Church Service
Washington, D.C.
Founded 1902 and 1947

The Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Røkke is currently funding the purchase of a giant research vessel for WWF. The ship will be able to collect and melt up to 5 tons of plastic every day, emissions free. The equipment on board will be cutting edge and enable researchers to take measurements from the atmosphere as…

On May 30th, the new Norwegian banknotes were released. The common theme is no longer portraits of the famous, but “the sea”. This year there will be new 50-krone, 100-krone and 200-krone notes in circulation while the higher denominations will follow in 2018 and 2019 The hilarious music video to promote the launch of the…

Many people ask about the strategy of the Norwegian Government in relation to the new administration of the United States. Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende (Conservative Party) answer that question in a Press release April 21st 2017: “The future course of Norwegian foreign and security policy”. The Government will intensify European cooperation and redouble…

Birth rates in Norway have decreased for the seventh year in a row. Last month we could read the news that the birth rates in Norway have decreased for the seventh year in a row. A birth rate of 2.1 per woman is needed to keep population numbers constant. In Norway, the figure is now…