Historical archive

Historical archive

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

In the historical archive, you can find information from previous governments. Among the documents found here are press releases, news articles and speeches from earlier government periods. The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.

Documents which are moved to the archive are not updated, so the information in the archive is mostly of historical value.

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  • Joint concern over Faroese quotas

    27/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Lisbeth Berg-Hansen and EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Maria Damanaki has issued a joint statement on the Faroe Islands unilateral quota for herring and mackerel.

  • Change among the political advisers

    27/03/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    Mr. Atle Ottesen will from 31 March 2013 resign from the post as political adviser to Minister of Defence Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen.

  • Relief after release of kidnapped Norwegian

    26/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am pleased and relieved that the Norwegian woman who was kidnapped in the Sinai peninsula last Thursday has been released and is safe,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Focusing on ICT will to promote value creation and growth

    22/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs

    Greater focus on broadband, digital participation, advanced ICT competence and digitalisation in business and industry are among the measures that will be implemented to promote value creation and competitiveness. This is one of the conclusions in

  • New legislation on capital requirements for credit institutions

    22/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has today put forward a legislative proposal on new capital requirements for credit institutions and investment firms. Norwegian authorities have long supported the international efforts to strengthen credit institutions'

  • Combating hate speech online

    22/03/2013 News story Europaportalen

    Norway is mobilising against hate speech in Europe. Through the EEA and Norway Grants we have entered into a strategic partnership with the Council of Europe’s youth project on combating hate speech online launched this week.

  • Consultation on the calculation of risk-weighted assets

    22/03/2013 News story Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has today issued a public consultation on draft proposals for four new sets of rules that are possible alternatives to the current backstop on the level of risk-weighted assets (the so-called Basel I floor). An important

  • Important support for human rights defenders

    21/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    National legislation that restricts the legitimate work and activities of human rights defenders is unacceptable. This is the key message of a resolution adopted by the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The resolution was put forward by Norway.

  • Evaluation of Norwegian Authorities' Handling of the In Amenas Crisis

    21/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The terror attack against the gas production facility at In Amenas in January shocked us all. Five Norwegian citizens lost their lives. The assault was the largest ever mounted against Norwegian interests in peacetime. We have therefore conducted a

  • Palestinian state on hold

    19/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “After 20 years of support from donor countries like Norway, Palestinian institutions are now strong enough to serve as a basis for an independent Palestinian state. At today’s meeting, the donors agreed to increase their contributions. But without

  • Norway working for international arms trade treaty

    18/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “Irresponsible and illegal trade in arms costs many lives and causes great suffering every year. When the international negotiations on an international arms trade treaty start up again in New York, Norway will be at the forefront of efforts to

  • Norway deplores judgments against Saudi human rights defenders

    15/03/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Saudi Arabia recently condemned two human rights activists to long prison sentences for having started a human rights organisation amongst other things. “Norway deplores the judgments against the Saudi human rights defenders Mohammed al-Qahtani and

  • New state secretary

    15/03/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has appointed Ms. Henriette Westhrin, former state secretary, Oslo, as state secretary to Minister of the Environment Bård Vegar Solhjell.

  • Change among the political advisers

    15/03/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    Mr. Olav Magnus Linge has today resigned from the post as political adviser to Minister of the Environment Bård Vegar Solhjell.

  • Benefit Sharing Fund strengthened by almost NOK 700,000

    14/03/2013 News story Ministry of Agriculture and Food

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Food, on behalf of Norway, recently contributed NOK 683,000 to a Benefit Sharing Fund that has been created under the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA). The fund has

  • Norway's Prime Minister concgratulates Pope Francis

    14/03/2013 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    "I congratulate the Catholic Church with the election of Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the new Pope", says Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg.

  • Norwegian Petroleum Directorate asked to review major projects

    14/03/2013 News story Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    In response to the significant problems experienced on some recently completed development projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe has asked the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to review certain

  • Photo Release: First JSM fitted on the F-35

    12/03/2013 News story Ministry of Defence

    Development of the new Joint Strike Missile (JSM) is progressing, and 27 February an important milestone was passed when the aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin for the first time fitted one of the missiles on an F-35 at its facility at Ft Worth,

  • Public consultation - VAT-representatives

    12/03/2013 News story Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance proposes to alter the legislation concerning VAT representatives. The objective of the proposals is to modernize and simplify the legislation.

  • Important oil agreement between Sudan and South Sudan

    12/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide commented, “I am pleased that Sudan and South Sudan agreed today on how South Sudan’s vital oil production can start up again in two weeks’ time, and on the transport of the oil through pipelines in Sudan. I commend