Latest news from the Norwegian Government on the situation in Ukraine

An overview of articles on the rise in tensions between Russia and Ukraine and the Russian attack on Ukraine on 24 February 2022 is available below.

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  • Norway to use NOK 2 billion to help procure natural gas for Ukraine

    29/08/2022 Press release Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Russia’s war on Ukraine is having a dramatic impact on energy security and the economic situation in Ukraine. The Norwegian Government is proposing to provide NOK 2 billion to help ensure that Ukrainians have access to natural gas in the coming winter.

  • Prime minister Støre's speech at ONS 2022

    29/08/2022 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    Norway will remain a stable, predictable, and not least, a trustworthy European energy partner.

    By Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre

  • Norway introduces additional sanctions against Russia

    26/08/2022 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway has introduced a new set of sanctions against President Putin and the Russian regime.

  • Norwegian-developed drone to Ukraine

    24/08/2022 News story Ministry of Defence

    Norway and Great Britain are joining forces to acquire the Norwegian micro-drone Black Hornet as a donation to Ukraine.

  • Norway and Germany working together on security and the green transition

    15/08/2022 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz met in Oslo on Monday to discuss the major challenges facing Europe. Norway and Germany are cooperating closely on security, climate issues and the green transition.

  • Strengthened Nordic cooperation on oceans and climate action

    15/08/2022 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Nordic Prime Ministers - Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Mette Frederiksen, Sanna Marin, Magdalena Andersson and Jonas Gahr Støre - have agreed to work together to promote healthy marine ecosystems in the Nordic oceans and facilitate the green transition.

  • Global outlook in a transformative decade

    15/08/2022 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt's address at an event at the political gathering Arendalsuka.

    By Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt Arendal, 15 August 2022

  • Norway to host Nordic Prime Ministers in Oslo

    14/08/2022 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    Defence cooperation, ocean health and the green transition are among the topics to be discussed when the Prime Ministers of all five Nordic countries meet in Oslo on Monday. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will also be present for part of the programme.

  • Fourteen years since the outbreak of the war between Russia and Georgia

    08/08/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The Russian invasion of Georgia in 2008 marked the beginning of a new and more aggressive phase in Russia’s policy regarding its neighbouring countries and the European security architecture. As we are witnessing in Ukraine today, Russia has continued down this path”, said Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt.

  • Statement on the Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

    02/08/2022 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    National statement on the Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, delivered by Ministry of Foreign Affairs State Secretary Eivind Vad Petersson.

    By State Secretary Eivind Vad Petersson New York, 1 August 2022

  • Statement on shipment of grain from Odesa

    01/08/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Today’s shipment of grain from Odesa is an important first step in reducing global food insecurity.

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs: Condemns Russia's attack on Odesa

    24/07/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'Norway condemns Russia’s attack on the port of Odesa', Minister of Foreign Affairs Annniken Huitfeldt said.

  • Resolution on humanitarian access to Syria renewed

    12/07/2022 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I am very pleased that the UN will be able to continue to deliver water, food, medicines and other humanitarian supplies from Türkiye into northwestern Syria. Some 4.1 million people in this area are dependent on the assistance provided under the UN’s cross-border humanitarian operation,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt.

  • Government changes admission rules for refugees who want to study

    10/07/2022 News story Ministry of Education and Research

    It will now be easier for refugees to be admitted to higher education in Norway. As a temporary arrangement, displaced people without a Higher Education Entrance Qualification may apply for a place at a higher education institution.

  • Compulsory wage arbitration in the industrial dispute between the Norwegian Organisation of Managers and Executives and Norwegian Oil and Gas

    05/07/2022 Press release Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion

    The Government is proposing compulsory wage arbitration in order to resolve the industrial dispute between the trade union Norwegian Organisation of Managers and Executives (Lederne) and Norwegian Oil and Gas in connection with this year's basic national settlement. As encouraged by Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion Marte Mjøs Persen, the parties have agreed to end the strike so that everyone can return to their post as soon as possible.

  • Norway to increase support to Ukraine by NOK 10 billion

    01/07/2022 Press release Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway will increase its support to Ukraine by NOK 10 billion over the next two years. The funding will be used for humanitarian assistance and reconstruction efforts in the country, and to provide weapons and budget support to the Ukrainian government administration. ‘We stand together with the Ukrainian people,’ said Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.

  • Norway and the United Kingdom donate long range rocket artillery to Ukraine

    29/06/2022 News story Ministry of Defence

    Norway and the United Kingdom will cooperate on the donation of long-range rocket artillery (MLRS) to Ukraine.- We must continue our support so the Ukrainians can continue their fight for freedom and independence. They need more weapons and the MLRS is a high priority. The donation is made possible by a close co-operation between Norway and the United Kingdom, says Norwegian Defence Minister Bjørn Arild Gram.

  • Historic NATO Summit

    29/06/2022 News story Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Türkiye has agreed to support the applications of Sweden and Finland for membership of NATO, setting the stage for a historic NATO Summit in Madrid. The new Strategic Concept, support to Ukraine, and the applications from Sweden and Finland will be the main focus when NATO heads of state and government convene for the Madrid Summit on 28-30 June.

  • Statement on Russian attack on shopping mall in Ukraine

    28/06/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'The reports of a Russian attack on a shopping mall in Kremenchuk Ukraine are devastating', said Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt.

  • Increased energy cooperation between the EU and Norway

    23/06/2022 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The EU and Norway will cooperate even closer in the field of energy. This is clear following today’s meeting between the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Aasland, and Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans.