12:00 pm — 2:00 pm
Seasons 52 Fresh Grill
Seasons 52 Fresh Grill, 7863L Tysons Corner Center, McLean, VA, 22102, United States
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Please join Norwegian Society of Washington, D.C. for lunch on Monday, September 30, 2019 from Noon-2 pm

Seasons 52 Fresh Grill at Tysons Corner Center
Lower level, near Barnes & Noble. Free parking or valet.
Metro accessible by Silver Line Tysons Corner
7863L Tysons Corner Center, Mc Lean, VA 22102, Ph. (703) 288-3852

Lunch includes Roasted Tomato Flatbread, Choice of Chicken Sandwich, Fish Tacos, or Roasted Vegetable Gnocchi, dessert, coffee, tea, and soft drinks.

The cost per person is $32 for members/$37 for guests


Deputy Chief of Mission Marius Dirdal, Royal Norwegian Embassy
“The Focus on the Oceans in Norwegian Foreign and Development Policy”

Marius Dirdal

DCM Marius Dirdal. Photo: MFA/Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, DC

We will gather at Seasons 52 at Tysons Corner in McLean at 12:00/noon. Lunch will be served shortly after our arrival followed by a short introduction by 21st Century Luncheon Director Sigurd Neubauer and DCM Dirdal’s talk. Parking is free, but there is also a valet service available on the lower level. If you come by metro, take the Silver Line towards Wiehle/Reston to the Tysons Corner station.

Deputy Chief of Mission Marius Dirdal will give us an overview of the Norwegian Government’s current focus on the oceans in their foreign and development policy. After his talk, there will be a chance to ask him questions.

Before DCM Dirdal was posted to Washington DC, he was the Director for Russia, Eurasia and Regional Cooperation in the Security Policy Department of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/MFA. He has held numerous positions in the Norwegian MFA since 1998. He holds Degrees in Political Science and Russian from the University of Oslo and the University of Bergen. He is married and has three children.


Deadline: Register by end of business September 25, 2019


September 30, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm