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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Norway supports peace efforts in Syria

    11/12/2012 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The whole world is following developments in Syria with deep dismay. Lakhdar Brahimi is working on behalf of the UN and the Arab League to find a political solution to the conflict. His task is as important as it is difficult, and we are providing

  • Stoltenberg met Barroso and Schulz

    11/12/2012 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg today met President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso and President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz.

  • Fighting corruption together

    11/12/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Corruption fighters at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the World Bank are now set to work together. State Secretary Arvinn Gadgil and Integrity Vice President at the World Bank Leonard McCarthy have signed an agreement on cooperation

  • The National Coalition represents the Syrian people

    09/12/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces gathers the opposition groups that are fighting for democratic rule in Syria. In the current situation, Norway considers the National Coalition to be the legitimate

  • Talks with EU leaders on the economic situation in Europe

    09/12/2012 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    On Monday Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg will host a working lunch for EU leaders who will be in Oslo to attend the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    07/12/2012 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has honourably discharged Mr. Roger Ingebrigtsen from his office as state secretary to Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske. At the same time, the Office of the Prime Minister has appointed

  • Norway concerned about situation in Egypt

    06/12/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am deeply concerned about the violence we have seen in Egypt over the past few days and the increasing polarisation of Egyptian society. I urge all parties to show responsible political leadership during this extremely difficult phase for Egypt,

  • Norway rewards Brazil’s reduced deforestation with new payment

    06/12/2012 Press release Ministry of the Environment

    In Doha today, Norway’s minister of the Environment announced that Norway will contribute an additional USD 180 million (NOK 1 billion) to the Amazon Fund, based on Brazil’s impressive reductions in deforestation in 2011. Deforestation in the

  • Better protection for displaced persons in Africa

    05/12/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    From 5 December, internally displaced persons in 15 African countries will enjoy better protection through the entry into force of the African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa, also known

  • 22nd licensing round– great interest in the northernmost areas on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

    05/12/2012 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has received applications from 36 companies by the deadline for applications in the 22nd licensing round on the Norwegian continental shelf. The Ministry intends to award new production licences before the summer

  • Norway enters into climate and forest collaboration with Vietnam

    05/12/2012 Press release Ministry of the Environment

    "Vietnam's economic growth over the past few years has been impressive, and the country has become a significant political actor in Asia. Vietnam is also one of few developing countries with concrete plans to significantly reduce greenhouse gas

  • priv. til red.: Media advisory: Norway’s Prime Minister Stoltenberg to host European leaders

    04/12/2012 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    On Monday 10 December Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg will host a working lunch for EU leaders attending the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony in Oslo. The economic situation in Europe will be on the agenda.

  • Changes to Norway’s diplomatic presence abroad

    03/12/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The global balance of power is shifting towards the south and the east. A number of countries are playing a more significant role due both to their economic strength and their international ambitions. In order to safeguard Norwegian interests

  • Norway critical of Israel’s witholding of Palestinian revenues

    03/12/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The fact that the Israeli authorities are withholding the Palestinian clearance revenues in December is very unfortunate,” commented Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Norway calls on Israel to shelve plans to expand settlements

    03/12/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am deeply concerned about the Israeli Government’s reprisals against the Palestinians following last week’s vote in the UN General Assembly. The construction of a further 3 000 housing units in illegal Israeli settlements in Palestine diminishes

  • First JSM fuselage unveiled, signalling development milestone

    30/11/2012 News story Ministry of Defence

    - This is truly a milestone event, and it marks an important step forward in ensuring both our future military capability and industrial opportunities for the Norwegian defence industry, said State Secretary of Defence Eirik Øwre Thorshaug after he

  • Constructive talks with Ukraine

    30/11/2012 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    “Prime Minister Azarov’s visit has been a good opportunity to engage in a constructive dialogue on developments in Ukraine, our bilateral ties and Ukraine’s place in the context of European cooperation. I have also expressed my concerns about the

  • Broad support for Palestine resolution in the UN

    29/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am delighted to see the overwhelming support the Palestinians have received for their application to become an observer state in the UN General Assembly,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Norway supports Palestinians in the UN

    28/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway will support the Palestinians’ bid to upgrade their status to become a non-member observer state when the matter is discussed in the UN General Assembly in New York on 29 November. “The proposal confirms their commitment to negotiations and a

  • Norway condemns the Syrian regime’s use of violence

    26/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The violence in Syria is escalating, and there are renewed reports of cluster munitions being used. “The suffering of the civilian population in Syria is increasing. The use of cluster munitions by the regime is completely unacceptable,” said