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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Infections from animals and the environment to humans − a growing problem

    12/03/2021 News story Ministry of Agriculture and Food

    People can contract diseases caused by pathogens found in both animals and the environment. Pandemics seem to be getting more frequent. Why? Moreover, can new pandemics be avoided? These were some of the topics that the Norwegian Minister of

  • UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab visits Oslo

    11/03/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Bilateral relations and the cooperation in the UN Security Council and Nato were the main focus when UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab met with Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Vital to end the global hunger pandemic

    11/03/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Six of ten people who are starving live in a country affected by war and conflict. ‘We must ensure greater accountability for the use of starvation as a weapon of war,’ said Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein.

  • The Foreign Minister on the UN Security Council’s Presidential Statement on Myanmar

    11/03/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'It's Important that the UN Security Council remains united and has sent a clear message to military in Myanmar', Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms Ine Eriksen Søreide said.

  • Mæland requests leave from the Storting to make a statement on the planned sale of Bergen Engines AS

    10/03/2021 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    Monica Mæland, the Minister of Justice and Public Security, has today written to the President of the Storting requesting leave to give an oral statement about the planned sale of Bergen Engines AS.

  • NSM notifies Rolls-Royce that it is considering blocking the sale of Bergen Engines

    10/03/2021 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The National Security Authority (NSM) today notified Rolls-Royce that the Norwegian government is examining whether the planned sale of Bergen Engines AS to TMH Group should be blocked under the Security Act.

  • Changes to the vaccine strategy

    10/03/2021 News story The Office of the Prime Minister

    The government will follow the Norwegian Institute of Public Health’s recommendation to offer the AstraZeneca vaccine to people over the age of 65 based on new knowledge around the vaccine’s effectiveness on this demographic group. Following

  • Income protection for locked out EEA citizens

    10/03/2021 News story The Office of the Prime Minister

    The government is to introduce a new compensation scheme for non-Norwegian employees who are unable to work in Norway due to the current tight border restrictions. This proposal will see all affected employees compensated for the period from 29

  • Infections must fall

    10/03/2021 News story The Office of the Prime Minister

    The new strain of the virus is spreading quickly and infection rates are on the rise. Municipalities suffering from outbreaks have introduced strict measures. If infections do not fall, the government will be obliged to quickly introduce new

  • Norway to disburse NOK 125 million to UNRWA

    09/03/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East plays a key role in safeguarding the basic needs of Palestine refugees, and has shown itself to be highly adaptable during the pandemic. Despite the closure of schools, UNRWA

  • Longship: Approval of plans for CO2-storage

    09/03/2021 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved the development plan for Northern Lights, which is the storage part of the Longship project. The final state support agreements with the companies were signed before the weekend.

  • Changes in the travel advice for some hospital districts in Finland

    08/03/2021 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 Central Ostrobothnia Hospital District and the North Karelia Hospital District in Finland from ‘

  • Joint N5 statement regarding gender equality and the rights of all women and girls

    08/03/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Foreign Ministers of Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark mark the International Women's Day 2021 with strong commitment to Gender Equality and the rights of all women and girls.

  • Norway and Chile establish bilateral ocean dialogue

    01/03/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Chile is the third country with which Norway has established a formal ocean dialogue. ‘The MoU on establishing an ocean dialogue is not only a sign of our close bilateral cooperation with Chile on the oceans, but also shows our shared international

  • Invitation to tender: Scheduled air services on the routes Stord–Oslo and Ørland–Oslo from 1 April 2021

    01/03/2021 Press release Ministry of Transport and Communications

    The Ministry of Transport invites tenderers to an open tender procedure for temporary operation of scheduled air services on the routes Stord-Oslo and Ørland-Oslo.

  • Invitation to tender: Scheduled air services on the routes Stord–Oslo and Ørland–Oslo from 1 April 2021

    01/03/2021 Press release

    The Ministry of Transport invites tenderers to an open tender procedure for temporary operation of scheduled air services on the routes Stord-Oslo and Ørland-Oslo.

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs ‘deeply concerned about situation in Yemen’

    01/03/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘After six years of armed conflict, the civilian population of Yemen is now facing the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. I am deeply concerned about the situation. At the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen today,

  • Norway to strengthen green cooperation with EU

    01/03/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway has technology and expertise that is vital for Europe’s green transition. In a meeting between Norwegian ministers and EU commissioners today, Norway and the EU agreed to strengthen cooperation on how to promote the transition to a modern and

  • Foreign Minister: Condemns use of force in Myanmar

    01/03/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'I am deeply concerned about reports from Myanmar on increased level of violence and casualties in connection with the demonstrations. Norway condemns the use of force and urges the military to stop using violence against the demonstrators',

  • Changes in the travel advice for some hospital districts in Finland

    26/02/2021 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 Etelä-Savo Hospital District, South Ostrobothnia Hospital District and Åland in Finland from ‘