Speeches and articles

On this page you can find speeches and articles from the Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministries.

Enhancing International Cooperation, Solidarity, Local Capacities and Humanitarian Action for Refugees in Africa

UNHCR's Executive Committee, Geneva 30 September 2014


Statement at Global Citizens Festival

Central Park, New York, 27 September 2014


Human Rights Up Front: Preventing Human Rights Crises Worldwide

Trygve Lie Symposium 2014, IPI, New York, 26 September 2014

'A worsening human rights situation is often a telling sign of an impending crisis. We must learn to respond to these signs', Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende said in his opening intervention at the Trygve Lie Symposium 2014 in New York 26 September.


United Nations General Assembly Sixty-ninth Session

General Debate, New York, 25 September 2014


To end poverty we need peace

Columbia University, 25 September 2014

Speech by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at Columbia University in New York 25 September 2014.


2nd EU-Norway Energy Conference

Tord Lien- Brussels 25 September 2014

Tord Lien- Brussels 25 September 2014 : Norway is an important partner for the EU when it comes to security of supply. This is reflected in today’s agenda where we highlight energy security in both gas and power markets.


Global Education First Initiative

New York, 24 September 2014


UN Security Council Summit on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

New York, 24 September 2014


Opening address at Risk seminar

Tallinn, 24 September 2014

"This seminar is an opportunity for me to give you an overview of Norway’s relationship with the EU and what we want to achieve with the Grants", said State Secretary Ingvil Næss Stub in her opening address at the Risk seminar in Tallin on the EEA and Norway grants.


“The nature of war, the role of the soldier – constant or changing?”

Defence Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide held this speech at The Army Summit 2014, September 23, Akershus festning, Oslo. “The nature of war, the role of the soldier – constant or changing?”