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  • Senator John McCain went on a glacier boat trip to survey the effects of climate change on the glaciers of Svalbard. (Photo: U.S. Embassy)

    On August 16, Senator John McCain went on a glacier boat trip to survey the effects of climate change on the glaciers of Svalbard. (Photo: U.S. Embassy)

  • The clouds begin to thin over the Arctic Ocean Aug. 19, 2009. (Photo: Patrick Kelley, U.S. Coast Guard)

    Canada, Denmark, Norway, Russia and the United States have signed a declaration to prevent unregulated commercial fishing in the central Arctic Ocean. (July 16, 2015)

  • President Barack Obama, standing with Vice President Joe Biden, delivers remarks, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, after an Iran nuclear deal is reached. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

    President Barack Obama, standing with Vice President Joe Biden, delivers remarks, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, after an Iran nuclear deal is reached.

  • Bosnian Muslim woman Izeta Alihodzic searches for grave stone of her husband at the memorial centre of Potocari near Srebrenica, 150 kms north east of Sarajevo, Bosnia, Friday, July 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

    Read Secretary of State John Kerry's remarks in connection with the 20th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide. (July 9, 2015)

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the media in front of Palais Coburg where closed-door nuclear talks with Iran are taking place in Vienna, Austria, Thursday, July 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the media in front of Palais Coburg where closed-door nuclear talks with Iran are taking place in Austria, July 9, 2015.

  • The White House is lit with the colors of the rainbow in celebration of the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, June 26, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

    The White House is lit with the colors of the rainbow in celebration of the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, June 26, 2015. (Photo: Chuck Kennedy)

News from the U.S. Embassy in Oslo

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    Free interactive seminar (August 27, 2015)

    Want to learn how to better engage youth and minorities in the digital age? Apply now for a free interactive seminar! 

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    U.S. Student Stories: Calix Black Ndiaye (August 26, 2015)

    Read about Senior Wealth Manager at Danske Bank Calix Black Ndiaye who studied at University of Wisconsin (UWGB) on a basketball scholarship.  

  • Senator John McCain went on a glacier boat trip to survey the effects of climate change on the glaciers in Svalbard. (Photo: U.S. Embassy)
    U.S. Senators visit Norway (August 20, 2015)

    Three U.S. Senators led by Senator John McCain (R-AZ) visited Norway from August 16-18. Senator McCain stopped in Svalbard and Bodø, and was joined by Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and John Barrasso (R-WY) in Oslo.  

  • Chargé d'Affaires James P. DeHart
    Jim DeHart New Chargé d'Affaires (August 14, 2015)

    James P. DeHart is the new Chargé d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Oslo. Prior to this appointment, Mr. DeHart was Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) since January 2015. 

  • United States President Barack Obama addresses American University's School of International Service in Washington on Aug. 5, 2015.(AP Photo/Peter Marovich)
    President Obama's remarks on the Iran Nuclear Deal at American University (August 5, 2015)

    On August 5, President Obama held remarks about the Iran Nuclear Deal at American University. He said that the agreement now reached between the international community and Iran builds on a tradition of strong, principled diplomacy. "After two years, we have achieved a detailed arrangement that permanently prohibits Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon." 

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    Maiuran’s American adventure Part 2 (July 24, 2015)

    The U.S. Embassy chose Maiuran Loganathan (17) from Oslo to be the Norwegian participant in the 4-week Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute (BFTF) 2015. Here is the second part of Maiuran's diary from the U.S.   Read Part 1 of diary »

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    U.S. Embassy Celebrates Eid al-Fitr (July 21, 2015)

    On July 21, 2015, the U.S. Embassy celebrated the completion of Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr at the U.S. residence in Oslo. Guests enjoyed live classical Somali music, pleasant conversation, baklava and fruit.  

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