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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • APA 2013: Acreage announcement

    15/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Today, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is announcing this year’s licensing round for mature areas on the Norwegian continental shelf - Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2013. The aim is to award new production licences in the announced areas at

  • Norway condemns North Korean nuclear test

    12/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “Norway condemns the nuclear test carried out by North Korea in the strongest possible terms. We are concerned about the implications this may have for regional security in Asia,” said Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide.

  • Climate services for everyone

    12/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “Storms, floods and drought are becoming more and more frequent in Africa, causing huge problems for the continent. Africa is also more vulnerable to climate change than any other continent,” said Minister of International Development Heikki

  • Norway pledges NOK 30 million to Mali

    11/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Norwegian Government is to contribute NOK 30 million to the UN trust funds for Mali. The Government is also willing to consider a contribution if the proposed UN-led peacekeeping operation to Mali is established.

  • Elisabeth Rasmusson congratulated on landing top UN job

    11/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Elisabeth Rasmusson has been appointed Assistant Executive Director in the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). Ms Rasmusson is currently Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council. In her new position she will be one of four top

  • Norway’s Foreign Minister condemns attack on Camp Liberty in Iraq

    09/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I condemn the attack on Camp Liberty last night. Reports indicate that several people were killed and a number of civilians and Iraqi police officers injured,” said Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide.

  • An important step towards a discard ban

    08/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    - I am very pleased to see that the European Parliament has chosen to say no to continued discard of fish, says Minister for Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Lisbeth Berg-Hansen.

  • APA 2012 - Awards

    08/02/2013 News story Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Today, 8 February 2012, the King in a session of the Council of State formally awarded 51 production licenses in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2012.

  • Long-term Perspectives on the Norwegian Economy

    08/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Finance

    Norway is a wealthy society with a high income level, comprehensive public welfare benefits and solid public finances. While the starting point is advantageous, the Norwegian economy is likely to be faced with difficult choices in the decades to

  • Change among the state secretaries

    08/02/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s Session of the Council of State the King has honourably discharged Ms. Kristine Gramstad from her office as state secretary to Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Lisbeth Berg-Hansen.

  • North European Functional Airspace Block (NEFAB) - Inaugural meeting of the NEFAB Council

    08/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Transport and Communications

    Following the entry into force of the NEFAB Agreement on 23 December 2012, the inaugural meeting of the NEFAB Council took place in Oslo on 6 February 2013.

  • NOK 7 million for information measures leading up to the 2013 election

    08/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development

    A total of nearly NOK seven million has been awarded to 40 different organisations for voter awareness initiatives leading up to the general and Sami Parliament elections in the autumn of 2013.

  • New web portal for inhabitant initiatives

    08/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development

    A new service from the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development will allow all residents to use the internet to propose changes in their home municipality.

  • Holmås concerned about inadequate legal protection in Somalia

    07/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am concerned about the inadequate legal protection in Somalia, especially for women and journalists. Norway will give priority to democracy building and human rights issues in its cooperation with the Somali authorities,” said Minister of

  • New political adviser in OED

    07/02/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has from 8 February 2013 appointed Mr. Svein Sundsbø (69), Oslo, as political adviser to Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe. He succeeds Mr. Ivar Vigdenes, who left the post on 6 February.

  • Eide condemns killing of politician in Tunisia

    06/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I condemn the killing of Tunisian opposition politician Chokri Belaid. Mr Belaid was one of the most outspoken opposition politicians in Tunisia, and was particularly concerned about freedom of expression,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen

  • Uganda has paid back misused aid funds

    06/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Uganda has transferred NOK 23 million to Norway in repayment for aid funds that had been misappropriated. Minister of International Development Heikki Eidsvoll Holmås commented, “This is the largest single repayment we have ever received.”

  • Norway and Afghanistan sign Agreement on Strategic Partnership

    05/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Afghan President Hamid Karzai have signed an agreement on strategic partnership between Norway and Afghanistan. In the agreement, Afghanistan makes a commitment to good governance and combating

  • Talks between Stoltenberg and Karzai on the future of Afghanistan

    05/02/2013 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Afghan President Hamid Karzai had talks in Oslo today on the political developments in Afghanistan. "As we now wind down our military presence in Afghanistan, we will still continue to support progress in the

  • Agreement on Kachin talks encouraging

    04/02/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Myanmar Government and the armed group Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) have agreed to continue talks with a view to finding a peaceful solution to the violent conflict in Kachin State. “This is encouraging news,” Minister of Foreign