Press Releases

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18 April, 2018 - 16:11
THE PHILIPPINES AND NORWAY CONDUCT 4th ROUND OF BILATERAL CONSULTATIONS 13 April 2018, Oslo – The Philippines and the Kingdom of Norway successfully concluded the 4th PH-Norway bilateral consultations on 12 April 2018. During the consultations, DFA Undersecretary for Policy Enrique Manalo and Secretary General Wegger Strømmen of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the commitment of the Philippines and Norway to further...
17 April, 2018 - 16:14
Philippine Embassy in Norway Provides Consular Services in Copenhagen, Denmark Applicants from all over Denmark availing of consular services Copenhagen, 13 April 2018 – For three days, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo conducted on 6-8 April 2018 a consular outreach mission in Copenhagen, Denmark, in cooperation with the Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Copenhagen and the Filipino Community. The three-member team from Oslo PE was...
25 January, 2018 - 17:02
24 January 2018 - The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, in cooperation with the Department of Tourism in London (DOT London), and the Philippine Consulate General in Helsinki, participated in the Matka Nordic Travel Fair, held on 18-21 January 2018, at the Messukeskus, Helsinki, Finland. On its second year of participating in the Matka Nordic Travel Fair, the Philippines highlighted the country’s majestic mountains, pristine beaches, and...
16 January, 2018 - 15:58
#ItsMoreFuninthePhilippines at the Reiselivsmessen Oslo 2018 15 January 2018 - The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, in cooperation with the Department of Tourism in London, participated in the Norwegian travel fair “Reiselivsmessen Oslo”, on 12-14 January 2018, at the Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway. The “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” booth of the Philippines promoted the different tourist spots of the country through maps and brochures...
16 January, 2018 - 15:45
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway would like to inform all Filipinos in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden that the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) has opened the nominations for the 2018 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas. These awards seek to honor and recognize overseas Filipinos and other individuals or organizations which contribute to Philippine development initiatives, or...
5 December, 2017 - 15:01
Oslo, 11 November 2017-- Nearly fifty Filipino Au Pairs attended the Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar on 11 November 2017 hosted by the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway. The Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar was aimed at continuing the Philippine Government’s measures in promoting the welfare of Filipino Au Pairs. With speakers and panelists from the Embassy, the Norwegian Directorate for Immigration (UDI), Caritas Au Pair Center in...
5 December, 2017 - 14:45
13 November 2017 – Filipino organization Bayanihan den filippinske forening i Grenland (“Bayanihan”) celebrated its 20th Anniversary with a Cultural Night, on 4 November 2017, in Skien, Norway. The Bayanihan organization is composed of Filipinos who have found their second homes in the district of Grenland, Telemark, Norway. Aside from the presentation of Philippine dances, specifically curated to highlight the spirit of bayanihan among...
5 December, 2017 - 13:57
30 October 2017 – Filipino organization Hawak Kamay Bergen proudly showcased the rich culture and immense talent of Filipinos with ‘A Cultural Journey to the Philippines’, held on 29 October 2017 at the Fana Kulturhus, Bergen, Norway. Established in 2012, Hawak Kamay Bergen (HKB) is a non-profit organization based in Bergen, Norway, which aims to help fellow Filipinos in the Philippines have a "quality life." HKB organizes cultural...
15 November, 2017 - 17:28
5 November 2017, Malmö, Sweden – The World Maritime University (WMU) held the graduation ceremony for its class of 2017 which includes a record seventeen (17) Filipinos. This is the biggest group of Filipinos to graduate from WMU in an academic year and is the largest group of graduates from one country to have completed their post graduate degrees from the Malmö campus of the WMU. Out of the seventeen Filipino graduates, seven were...
15 November, 2017 - 17:12
28 October 2017 – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo joined the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Filipino Association in Rogaland (F.A.R.) in Stavanger, Norway. The Philippine Embassy was represented by Chargé d´Affaires, a.i. (CDA) Maria Elena Algabre, Third Secretary and Vice Consul Christiansen Cabahug, and Philippine Honorary Consul in Stavanger Renee Ikdal. Established in 1987, F.A.R. aims to connect Filipinos in Rogaland, a...