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5 February, 2020 - 11:17
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia with Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, Filipino members of the faculty and students of the World Maritime University with the personnel of the Philippine Embassy. (Group photo courtesy of the WMU) 20 January 2020, Malmö, Sweden - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia called on Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden last 20 January 2020. President Doumbia-Henry praised the...
5 February, 2020 - 11:12
Members of the Filipino Community in Lund and Malmö with Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia and Minister Raul Dado and the personnel from the Philippine Embassy in Oslo 19 January 2020, Lund, Sweden – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo led by Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia met with the members of the Filipino community in Lund and Malmö, Sweden to discuss the developments in the Philippines and what they can contribute to the development of...
5 February, 2020 - 10:47
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia with Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović during the reception after the 2020 Anna Lindh Lecture 20 January 2020, Lund, Sweden - The Philippine Embassy in Oslo led by Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia attended the 2020 Anna Lindh Lecture held at the University Auditorium of Lund University in Sweden. Lund University and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute invited Dunja Mijatovic,...
4 February, 2020 - 17:20
Ms. Karin Ellis explains the cultural traits of Norwegians which may be different from other Scandinavians and those of Filipinos. 1 February 2020 – Filipino professionals in Norway and personnel of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo kicked off the first day of February with an engaging seminar titled Working with Scandinavians. Held at the Embassy premises, the seminar was conducted by Ms. Karin Ellis who is the published author of the...
4 February, 2020 - 14:17
Further to the public advisory on the Temporary Suspension of Visa Issuance to Travelers from China and its Special Administrative Regions, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo informs the public of the following measures implemented by the Philippine government to manage the situation on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus: Temporarily banning the entry of any person, regardless of nationality, except Filipino citizens and holders of Permanent...
3 February, 2020 - 10:25
In view of the developing situation of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019 n-CoV) in China and its Special Administrative Regions including Hong Kong and Macau, Philippine Foreign Service Posts, including the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, are temporarily suspending the issuance of visas, effective immediately , to the following: Foreign nationals directly coming from China and its Special Administrative Regions (Hong Kong and Macau),...
31 January, 2020 - 14:20
The Embassy hereby informs the public of the following information regarding dual citizenship from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI): "In accordance with the Agreement on the interpretation of Article 12, paragraph 2, of 2 April 2007, the Government of the Kingdom of Norway has denounced Chapter I of the Convention on the reduction of cases of multiple nationality and on military obligations in cases of multiple nationality...
13 January, 2020 - 16:15
Ms. Hege Nohr Kristoffersen, Senior Adviser at the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI), discusses changes to Norway’s citizenship rules during the seminar 10 January 2020 – In view of changes to Norway's Citizenship Act allowing Norwegians to hold other citizenships effective 01 January 2020, the Embassy, in cooperation with the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI), conducted a Seminar on Dual Citizenship for Filipinos...
3 January, 2020 - 15:48
UPDATE 2: As of 15.30 today, 22 January 2020, all 100 slots for passport renewal at the outreach have been filled. We are still accepting applications for other services, please email the requirements to consular.outreach @philembassy.no before the deadline, 15.00, 23 January 2020 to secure an appointment. UPDATE 1: The outreach team will also conduct overseas voting registration for the 2022 National Elections. Persons who wish to...