Norwegian Embassy staff, Mr Kephas Tembo proudly holding the banner for the childrens parade.Norwegian Embassy staff, Mr Kephas Tembo proudly holding the banner for the childrens parade.

Marius, 7 years old, will for the first time celebrate 17 May – Norway’s national day - in a foreign country. This is how he tells his story in one of the main Norwegian newspapers – Aftenposten. He says he will miss the parade in Oslo because then he can wave to the King. The Norwegian national day is mainly a children’s day, when children in all corners of the country parade with their school...

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One of the artworks in the donation: the metal sculpture/

The Norwegian Embassy has donated forty artworks by Zambian artists, to the Lechwe Trust Collection of Contemporary Art. This is probably the largest donation of Zambian artworks ever made. The collection is on display at the Lusaka National Museum from 9 th to 22 nd of April, together with a selection of Norwegian artworks. These fine artworks were acquired by the Embassy mostly during the 199...

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Nordic Open Day 2016 Date: Thursday 7 th April 2016 Venue: Joint Location of Finnish and Swedish Embassies (Haile Selassie Avenue) Time: 13:00 – 20:00 (including concert)   Nordic engagement in Zambia in transition: From a history of aid to sectors – to a future “beyond aid”   Tentative programme: 13:00   Gates open. 20 invited Zambian partners (government institutions, business, NG

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D-Visa (For more than 90 days):- Effective from 1st March 2016, the Norwegian Embassy in Lusaka will no longer be handling D-VISA applications (Family Reunifications, Student Residance Permits and Work permits). After this date, Zambian citizens will need to contact the Norwegian Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi, to apply for a D-VISA to Norway.   Contact in

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The Norwegian Embassy visited the settlement earlier this month to learn about the work of the Refugee Alliance (RA), a Norwegian NGO, and to see the local integration area for former refugees from Angola and Rwanda developed by UNHCR and the Government of Zambia.

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This weekend Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja mark the 25th anniversary of their ascension to the Norwegian throne.

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Development workers need to approach female farmers in Zambia as a diverse group of farmers operating in a wide range of contexts that require different approaches to assistance. That is the main finding of a recent Embassy field visit to PAM and CFU-supported female farmers in Gwembe valley and Mkushi district.

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Zambia's Minister of Finance, Hon. Alexander B. Chikwanda and Norway's Ambassador Arve Ofstad handshaking on the signed New Bilateral Tax Agreement between Zambia and Norway.

Zambia’s Minister of Finance, Hon. Alexander B. Chikwanda and Norway’s Ambassador Arve Ofstad on Thursday 17 th December signed the new bilateral Tax Agreement between Zambia and Norway. The purpose of this agreement is to avoid double taxation, but also to prevent tax evasion. The new agreement is in line with modern state-of-the-art tax agreements, and replaces the outdated previous agreement...

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The outgoing Auditor General, Dr Anna Chifungula speaking at her farewell dinner. (Photo: Arve Ofstad)

Norway has supported the Auditor General’s Office in Zambia for 20 years, since 1995, and has an ongoing agreement which has been extended into 2017. On 11 th December 2015 Norway’s ambassador, H.E. Arve Ofstad, contributed to the farewell event celebrating the outgoing Auditor General of Zambia, Dr Anna Chifungula. Dr Chifungula had served as a strong and independent Auditor-General for almost...

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This female farmer in Gwembe is now food-secure thanks to PAM project.

The second phase of Norwegian Embassy support to the Programme Against Malnutrition (PAM) upscaling of pilot activities in Gwembe (Southern province) and Senanga (Western province) was launched in Lusaka on 4 November 2015. A programme focusing on women – for better nutrition and incomes The two districts are among the most vulnerable and food insecure areas in the country with severe scarcity ...

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