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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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
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.
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 Weapons02/08/2022 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
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.
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.
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.
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 Gas05/07/2022 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.