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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  • 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.

  • Recently arrived students must receive quality education within three months

    20/06/2022 News story Ministry of Education and Research

    The Storting has adopted temporary legislative amendments as a result of the arrival of displaced people from Ukraine. Children who arrive in Norway must be offered quality education within three months. The municipalities have an obligation to offer education as quickly as possible, nonetheless. This means that the municipalities must start offering children a place in school, regardless of whether all formalities are in order.

  • Prime Minister's statement at a digital Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate-meeting

    17/06/2022 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    Mr. President, Excellencies, our agreement in Glasgow was clear: We must urgently strengthen efforts to stay below 1.5 degrees. We must revisit our NDCs and strengthen them if they are not aligned with the Paris Agreement. We must increase adaptation and climate finance.

    By Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre

  • Norway welcomes agreement on fisheries subsidies at 12th WTO Ministerial Conference

    17/06/2022 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I am very pleased that an agreement has finally been reached to end harmful fisheries subsidies. This is good news for the sustainability of fisheries around the world and for international cooperation,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt.

  • Oslo Forum – annual retreat on conflict mediation and peace processes, 21–22 June

    15/06/2022 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt will be hosting the Oslo Forum, an annual retreat focusing on conflict mediation and peace processes, at Losby Manor outside Oslo on 21-22 June. Some 100 conflict mediators, high-level decision-makers, experts and peace process actors from around the world will gather to share their experience of peace diplomacy and conflict resolution.

  • JEF Defence Ministers' Statement: Finland and Sweden's application for NATO membership

    15/06/2022 News story Ministry of Defence

    Today, the Defence Ministers of the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) - comprising Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK - met in Oslo.

  • Joint Expeditionary Force: Minister of Defence's introduction at the JEF Press Meeting in Oslo

    15/06/2022 Speech/statement Ministry of Defence

    Joint Expeditionary Force - comprising Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK - met in Oslo June 15. 2022.

    By Minister of Defence Bjørn Arild Gram