Historical archive

Historical archive

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

In the Historical archive you will find information from previous governments such as press releases, news and speeches from previous government periods. You will also find outdated current affairs from the sitting government. In addition the archive contains documents where the content is no longer valid, such as expired circulars.

Content that has been moved to the archive will not be updated and the information is therefore exclusively of an historical nature.

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  • Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide on the Israel-Palestine conflict

    16/05/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘The conflict in and around Gaza is intensifying and the suffering inflicted on civilian populations on both sides is unacceptable,’ said Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Change in the travel advice for one hospital district in Finland

    14/05/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Based on the Norwegian Institute of Public Health’s weekly assessment of the Covid-19 situation, the Government has decided to change the the status of the following hospital districts in Finland from ‘yellow to ‘red’ on the map showing the status

  • Exceptions from entry restrictions – Easing the documentation requirements for foreign nationals residing in Norway

    14/05/2021 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    Effective from 21 May, changes will be implemented to the documentation required to prove one’s residency in Norway, and as such being allowed entry.

  • Changes in quarantine rules for travellers from the UK

    14/05/2021 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The government has decided that, effective from Thursday 13 May 12:00 noon, travellers from the UK shall be subject to the same quarantine rules as travellers from the EEA/Schengen area, and not to the rules applicable to other countries outside the

  • Young people offered vaccination sooner

    13/05/2021 Press release The Office of the Prime Minister

    The Norwegian Government is changing its vaccination strategy so that young people over the age of 18 will be offered a vaccine after all people over the age of 45 have been vaccinated. It is also considering redistributing vaccines to several

  • The AstraZeneca vaccine will be removed from the COVID-19 vaccination programme

    13/05/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    The Norwegian Government is following the recommendation of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and the Vorland committee and is removing the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Norwegian vaccination programme. The Janssen vaccine will be stockpiled

  • Norway condemns all attacks on civilians

    11/05/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    I am deeply concerned by the dramatic escalation of the conflict in and around Gaza and the high number of rockets fired towards Tel Aviv tonight.

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    Revised National Budget: A budget to promote recovery and inclusion

    11/05/2021 Press release Ministry of Finance

    We see brighter times ahead. Still, uncertainty is high, and costs of the crisis are unevenly distributed. In the Revised Budget, the government aims at reducing the long-term economic effects of the crisis and help those that are still hard-hit.

  • Revised National Budget: Key figures in the Revised National Budget 2021

    11/05/2021 Press release Ministry of Finance

    To secure equal access to information that might be market sensitive, the Ministry of Finance publishes selected key figures prior to launching the Revised National Budget at 10:45 a.m. More detailed estimates will be published with the Revised

  • Norway concerned about situation in Colombia

    10/05/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘We are concerned about the events in Colombia and condemn the excessive use of force. Our thoughts go to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives. We support the call by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Colombia. We

  • Mr Bent Høie has received the expert committee’s vaccination report

    10/05/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    On Monday 10 May, Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie received the expert committee's report on the use of viral vector vaccines in Norway. The report recommends that the AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines not be used in the Norwegian COVID

  • Regional measures kept in several municipalities in Viken county

    10/05/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    Infection levels remain high in certain municipalities in Viken county, and the rate of infection varies greatly between the municipalities. In accordance with recommendations from the Norwegian Directorate of Health, the Norwegian Institute of

  • Global travel advice from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be extended until 25 May

    10/05/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is maintaining its global advice against non-essential travel to all countries. This advice is now being extended to apply until 25 May 2021, and may be further extended.

  • The rights of every inhabitant of Jerusalem must be respected

    08/05/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    - Jerusalem is a holy city for many. Respect for each other’s faiths must prevail, not least during religious holidays. The integrity of the holy sites and the historic status quo must be upheld and fully respected, says Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen

  • More travellers need to stay at a quarantine hotel

    07/05/2021 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The government has decided that travelers who have stayed in countries outside the EEA / Schengen will go to quarantine hotels on arrival in Norway. This applies regardless of whether the trip has been necessary or not.

  • Changes in the travel advice for hospital districts in Finland

    07/05/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Based on the Norwegian Institute of Public Health’s weekly assessment of the Covid-19 situation, the Government has decided to change the status of the following hospital districts in Finland from ‘red’ to ‘yellow’ on the map showing the status for

  • New ambassador from Hungary

    07/05/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    A new ambassador to Norway presented her letters of credence to His Majesty the King on 6 May 2021: Ambassador of Hungary, Her Excellency Ms Eszter Sándorfi.

  • Several measures eased for vaccinated people

    06/05/2021 Press release The Office of the Prime Minister

    People who have received their first dose of the vaccine will be protected 3 weeks after receiving the first dose, and for up to 15 weeks afterwards. From today, these people can follow the same guidance that applies to people who are fully

  • Consultation on legislative amendment concerning COVID-19 certificates

    06/05/2021 Press release The Office of the Prime Minister

    The Norwegian Government seeks to use COVID-19 certificates to gradually open up society and keep it more open until the end of the pandemic. Extensive use of COVID-19 certificates is likely to require a broader legal basis. Today, the Norwegian

  • Continuation of strict entry restrictions

    05/05/2021 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The tightened entry restrictions that were introduced on 29 January 2021 will remain in effect for the time being, initially until 24 May.