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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Election in Kenya

    09/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I congratulate the Kenyan people on a peaceful election,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Norway demands release of UN peacekeepers

    07/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “It is absolutely unacceptable that Syrian rebels have taken UN peacekeepers hostage on the Golan Heights. They must be released immediately,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Svalbard Global Seed Vault secures future seed

    05/03/2013 News story Ministry of Agriculture and Food

    This year it is five years since the first boxes of seeds from food crops were carried into the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Today, more than 770,000 different seed samples are deposited in the vault for long-term storage.

  • Smoking heroin in drug consumption rooms

    04/03/2013 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    Minister of Health and Care Services Jonas Gahr Støre wants to allow smoking of heroin in drug consumption rooms. This is not a legalisation or decriminalisation of heroin smoking. The proposal will require an amendment of the Drug Injection Rooms

  • Competency for a new era - report to the Storting

    01/03/2013 News story Ministry of Defence

    Recommendation from the Norwegian Ministry of Defence on 1 March 2013 and approved by the Council of State on the same date. (Stoltenberg's Second Government). This is an English summary of the White Paper.

  • Norway urges Security Council to respond decisively to situation in Syria

    01/03/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “Norway condemns the increasingly brutal attacks against the Syrian population and the recent use of Scud missiles, and I urge the Security Council to respond decisively,” said Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide.

  • More oil and gas on the Norwegian continental shelf

    28/02/2013 News story Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    “This is good news for Norway. These increased resources represent a vast asset for the Norwegian society. I am particularly pleased for Northern Norway, which has clearly confirmed its position as Norway’s next oil region,” says Minister of

  • Norway cooperates with INTERPOL to stop fisheries crime

    28/02/2013 News story Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    On Tuesday INTERPOL organized an international enforcement conference related to fisheries crime. At the conference INTERPOL launched its international collaboration effort Project SCALE. The project is intended to raise awareness of fisheries crime

  • Norway upgrades its presence in Myanmar

    26/02/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    Norway is establishing an embassy in Yangon in Myanmar. This was announced by Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg when he met the President of Myanmar, Thein Sein, in Oslo on Tuesday. The President is in Norway on an official visit.

  • Peace agreement for DR Congo gives cause for hope

    25/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “This agreement on peace, security and cooperation in the Democratic Republic of Congo offers hope to a population that has endured great suffering,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Media Advisory - Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, Oslo, 4-5 March

    25/02/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway will host an international conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons in Oslo 4-5 March 2013. The conference provides an arena for a fact-based discussion of the humanitarian and developmental consequences associated with a

  • Flights with the F-35 suspended for engine check

    22/02/2013 News story Ministry of Defence

    On Friday the 22nd of February it was revealed that the US has chosen to suspend flight operations with the F-35 to allow the manufacturer of the engine time to examine a crack in a turbine blade. This was discovered in a single aircraft during a

  • Norway disburses budget support to Palestine

    22/02/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “Norway is disbursing the whole amount of its budget support to Palestine for 2013 now because Palestinian public sector employees urgently need to be paid again,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide. Norway’s support is helping to

  • Civilians must be better protected in armed conflicts

    22/02/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “It is the civilian population that is hardest hit in armed conflicts. We must ensure better protection of civilians,” said Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide at the opening of the conference on civilian protection in Austria.

  • Stoltenberg discussed energy and the economy with Merkel

    20/02/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel was today on a working visit to Oslo. Topics on the agenda for her visit included energy and economic development in Europe. “In these difficult times, when the economic crisis is putting pressure on all European

  • Grant scheme for studies in the High North extended

    20/02/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am pleased that we have now extended the grant scheme for studies in the High North to include students from Japan and South Korea in the 2013-16 period,” commented Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide. Students from Canada, Russia and the US have

  • Norwegian Wage Settlements in 2013

    18/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Labour

    Press release from the Norwegian Technical Calculation Committee for Wage Settlements: The basis for wage settlements in 2013. Preliminary report.

  • Norway condemns killing of health workers in Nigeria

    15/02/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “Norway condemns the killing at the end of last week of nine health workers in northern Nigeria,” said State Secretary Arvinn Gadgil.

  • Cancellation of all Guinea’s debt

    15/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Norwegian Government has decided to cancel all Guinea’s debt to Norway, which amounts to around NOK 100 million (USD 17.2 million).

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    15/02/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    Ms. Henriette Westhrin has today been honourably discharged as state secretary to Minister of the Environment Bård Vegar Solhjell, from a date to be decided by the Office of the Prime Minister. Ms. Gina Lund has been honourably discharged as state