The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tehran is proud to announce that the play ‘Dream of Autumn’ by Norwegian contemporary playwright Jon Fosse is part of the official programme of the 33 rd Fadjr International Theatre Festival. The production, directed by Professor Farin-Dokht Zadi, had its global opening at the Shanghai International Contemporary Theatre Festival in November 2014, where it was very...

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Norwegian director Torill Kove, who won the Academy Award in 2007, is competing again with her new animated short, Me and My Moulton (Moulton og meg)

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‘I condemn the appalling terrorist attack in Paris today in the strongest possible terms. We stand together with the people of France in their grief,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Norway recognizes Irans influential role in the region. The Norwegian Ambassador yesterday had a meeting with Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairperson of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commision. They discussed issues of mutual interest, including the situation in the region and expanision of bilateral relations between Norway and Iran.

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The Ambassador met with Vice President Ebtekar  30 December 2014. They discussed environmental issues of mutual interest for the two countries, and agreed to continue finding areas of cooperation in this field.  The also discussed the seriousness of climate change and  both expressed the urgency of reaching an agreement at COP in Paris 2015.

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On New Year´s Eve the Ambassador met with Vice President Molaverdi, responsible for Family and Women Affairs. They exchanged views on the challenges that women meet in combining responibilities in the family and being economically active. The Ambassador informed about Norwegian policy on parental leave up to a year that mother and father can share, the right to go back to the same job and...

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