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In Conversation with Norway’s Ambassador to Canada (In-Person Event)
April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDTFree
Join CIC Edmonton for our first IN PERSON event of the year!
On Wednesday, April 27, 2022, CIC Edmonton will be sitting down with The Norwegian Ambassador to Canada, Jon Elvedal Fredriksen, for an in-depth conversation on Canada-Norway relations and to take your questions.
This in-person event will provide an opportunity for CIC members and guests to sit down with Ambassador Fredriksen, who will take guest questions and be part of a conversation on Canada-Norwegian relations, energy security, the artic, world events, and more!
All are welcome but there is limited space. To ensure you can attend, please register here: https://bit.ly/3rTs5gf
Where: Chop Steakhouse & Bar (10235 101 St, Edmonton, AB T5J 3E9) in downtown Edmonton.
When: 12PM – 1PM
Though it is free to attend, we encourage all guests to support our host venue Chop by purchasing a meal or drink.
COVID is still in our community – masking and following appropriate physical distancing is endorsed and encouraged! If you are feeling unwell, please stay at home.
About our guest:
Mr. Jon Elvedal Fredriksen is Norway’s Ambassador to Canada. Ambassador Fredriksen presented his credentials to Governor General Julie Payette 13 October 2020.
Mr. Fredriksen comes from the position as diplomatic advisor to the Prime Minister of Norway. He has previously been Norway’s Ambassador to Ukraine and Consul General of Norway in Murmansk, Russia, and has extensive experience with Arctic affairs and security policy. He also worked with the Norwegian ministry of Trade. Mr. Fredriksen is a graduate of the University of Tromsø, Norway in Russian studies, world literature and structural linguistics. He conducted additional studies in Stuttgart, Germany.