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  • Special sporting activities

    28/08/2019 Article Ministry of Culture

    Information of anti-doping work, grants for social inclusion in sports, grants for measures concerning groups with special needs and outdoor recreation for children and adolescents.

  • International sports cooperation

    28/08/2019 Article Ministry of Culture

    The Ministry of Culture is involved in international cooperation on sport issues and is represented at the European Council and in various forums dealing with anti-doping and sports facilities. In addition, there is extensive cooperation between the

  • Norway supports UN efforts for international control of the arms trade

    27/08/2019 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway is participating in the fifth Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty in Geneva this week. During the general debate, Norway announced that it will be contributing to the Voluntary Trust Fund (VTF).

  • Statement at Conference of the States Parties of the ATT

    27/08/2019 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Director Silja Skjelnes gave the Norwegian speech at the Fifth Conference of  the States Parties of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in Geneva.

    By Director Silja Skjelnes Geneva, 27 August

  • Review of the equity benchmark for the Government Pension Fund Global

    27/08/2019 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has received assessments from Norges Bank on the composition of the equity benchmark for the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). The Ministry’s assessments will be presented in the report on the Government Pension Fund in

  • New free trade agreement: Better trade terms and a commitment to combat illegal logging

    25/08/2019 Press release Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    The European Free Trade Association (Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein) concluded negotiations on a free trade agreement with Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) late on Friday, the 23rd of August.

  • Whaling: Ethics and sustainability

    20/08/2019 Article Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    Norway's resource management rests on the principle of sustainable use of natural resources. The management and harvesting of marine resources, including whales, is based on the best available scientific evidence. Some whale species need protection,

  • Norway's contribution to the Amazon Fund for 2019

    16/08/2019 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    The Brazilian government has dissolved by decree the Amazon Fund Guidance Committee (COFA) and Amazon Fund Technical Committee (CTFA). Thus, given the current circumstance, Norway has no legal and technical basis for providing the annual

  • War graves service

    16/08/2019 Article Ministry of Culture

    The history, tasks and organisation of the war graves service.

  • UK and Norway Reinforce North Atlantic Security

    15/08/2019 News story Ministry of Defence

    The UK and Norway reinforced their commitment to joint anti-submarine operations in the North Atlantic at RAF Lossiemouth today.

  • Foreign Minister worried about the situation in Hongkong

    15/08/2019 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'Worried about situation in Hongkong. Violence and escalation must be avoided. Crucial to safeguard human rights and rule of law in Hongkong under the framework of “one country, two systems”', says Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Sport facilities

    14/08/2019 Article Ministry of Culture

    Information of VAT compensation for the construction of sports facilities and gaming funds for Equipment.

  • Logging moratorium in Indonesia's forests made permanent

    13/08/2019 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    Indonesia is making the logging moratorium in primary forest and carbon-rich peatlands permanent. The ban covers 66 million hectares, which is larger than the combined area of Germany and Italy. The ban is signed by President Joko Widodo and was

  • Legislation and documentation

    13/08/2019 Article Ministry of Culture

    Legislation, regulations and the grant scheme for war graves and documentation relating to war graves.

  • Sports policy

    13/08/2019 Article Ministry of Culture

    The objective of sports policy is to ensure that people have access to a broad range of local sports activities, whether organised by membership-based sports clubs or independently.

  • Norway in Europe. The Government’s work programme for cooperation with the EU

    13/08/2019 Plans/strategy Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The work programme for 2019 follows up the Government’s strategy for cooperation with the EU in the period 2018-2021. The strategy describes the Government’s main priorities for cooperation with the EU and sets out its vision for Europe.

  • Illicit trade in cultural artefacts

    12/08/2019 Article Ministry of Culture

    The illicit sale of cultural objects stolen from museums or looted from archaeological sites is a growing international problem. Countries in conflict and countries affected by natural disasters are particularly vulnerable.

  • Change among the political advisers

    08/08/2019 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Ms. Naomi Ichihara Røkkum as political adviser to Minister of Climate and Environment Ola Elvestuen, in political adviser Ms. Marit Kristine Vea’s leave of absence from 9 August to 9 September 2019.

  • 11 years since hostilities in Georgia in August 2008

    07/08/2019 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘The conflict over Georgia’s occupied regions must not be forgotten. Eleven years on, Russian troops remain on Georgian soil and the conflict is still unresolved. Once again we call on Russia to comply with the August 2008 ceasefire agreement and

  • A historic opportunity for Sudan

    06/08/2019 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘Norway congratulates the parties on having reached a peace agreement for Sudan, and thanks the AU and Ethiopia for their important contributions to the negotiations. This is a good start to an important process and a historic opportunity for Sudan

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