Speeches and articles

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

Opening of Euro Pride

Friday 20. June, Oslo


Speech at CISV summer camp

Bøleråsen school, 8 July 2014


General Debate Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

General Debate for the High-level Segment of ECOSOC and the Ministerial Segment of High-level Political Forum, New York, 7 July 2014

'While shaping the post-2015 development agenda, we must not forget that our most immediate priority is to achieve the current Millennium Development Goals before the end of 2015', Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende said in his speech in New York on 7 July.


Women in Parliament

Parliament of Rwanda, Kigali, 3 July 2014


Speech at Nthulu Primary School in Malawi

Malawi, 2 July 2014


PMNCH Partner Forum

Johannesburg, 1 July 2014


Education is a powerful weapon, so let’s arm young girls with it


Resource mobilisation for the Green Climate Fund

Oslo, 30 June 2014

'We have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the inevitable consequences of climate change. This is costly, and climate finance must be made available to developing countries so that they can address these needs', Foreign Minister Børge Brende said in his opening statement at the Green Climate Fund meeting in Oslo on 30 June 2014.


Security in the High North – Norwegian Perspectives

The Henry Bacon Breakfast Seminar, June 26, Washington


Intervention at the Third Review Conference of the Mine Ban Convention

Maputo, 26 June 2014

- The Mine Ban Convention has been a tremendous success. When it was negotiated and adopted in 1997, it was an appropriate response from the international community to a global humanitarian crisis caused by landmines in general, and antipersonnel mines in particular, said State Secretary Hans Brattskar in his intervention.