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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Deportation of foreigners who do not register prior to arrival or submit to testing at the border

    15/02/2021 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The government has today introduced the statutory authority to deport foreign citizens who violate the testing and registration requirements stipulated in the Covid-19 regulations.

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

    12/02/2021 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 Kainuu Hospital District in Finland from ‘yellow’ to ‘red’ on the map showing the status for

  • How to spend your winter break in Norway

    12/02/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    It is almost the winter break, and in light of this the Norwegian Directorate of Health and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health have prepared national guidelines on how to plan and take holidays in a Covid-safe manner.

  • National Control Centre to monitor arrivals into Norway

    12/02/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    The government has requested that the Norwegian Directorate of Health establish a National Control Centre in order to prevent the import of infections. The control centre will be based at the Norwegian Health Economics Administration (Helfo) in

  • Long-term Perspectives on the Norwegian Economy 2021: Poised for long-term success

    12/02/2021 Press release The Office of the Prime Minister

    The Government is today presenting the white paper on Long-term Perspectives on the Norwegian Economy 2021. The white paper addresses the challenges facing Norway towards 2060, and the Government’s strategies for handling these.

  • Export Credit Norway and GIEK merge into Export Finance Norway

    12/02/2021 Press release Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    From the 1st of July 2021, Export Credit Norway and The Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (GIEK) merge into Export Finance Norway (Eksfin), Eksportfinansiering Norge in Norwegian.

  • Statement on Loujain Hathloul

    11/02/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'I'm so happy to hear that Loujain Hathloul is finally safe at home after being imprisoned for more than 1000 days', Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide said.

  • Tightened entry restrictions extended until end of February

    10/02/2021 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The government is to extend the tightened restrictions on entry into Norway that were introduced on 29 January, with some minor adjustments. The government is also continuing its work aiming to enable further opening up of society, while the

  • Statement from the Foreign Minister about Myanmar

    10/02/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'I am deeply concerned about the escalating situation in Myanmar. Norway strongly urges the military to refrain from all use of violence and of restrictions against people that are exercising their right to expression and assembly, and to release

  • Continuation of measures for the Nordre Follo and Halden outbreaks, with some exceptions

    10/02/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    The infection situation is complex, and the number of cases of more contagious variants is increasing. For this reason, most of the measures introduced to limit the spread of infection in connection with the Nordre Follo and Halden outbreaks will

  • Grave situation in Myanmar

    09/02/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    On 1 February, Myanmar’s military carried out a coup against the country’s democratically elected government, detaining members of the Government, politicians, journalists, and representatives of civil society organisations.

  • Expert group to examine how climate change, climate policy and the green transition may affect the Government Pension Fund Global

    09/02/2021 Press release Ministry of Finance

    Climate and environmental matters have for many years been a key part of the Ministry of Finance's work with the investment strategy for the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) and the Fund framework. The Ministry is appointing an expert group to

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

    09/02/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The global travel advice will be extended to apply until 15 April 2021.

  • Offshore wind – licensing process after January 1, 2021

    08/02/2021 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    From January 1, 2021 the Regulation to the Offshore Energy Act entered into force, and the areas Utsira Nord and Sørlige Nordsjø II were opened for offshore renewables. Many have requested information on the licensing process for offshore wind power

  • The Bergen outbreak: Strict measures in Bergen and surrounding municipalities

    08/02/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    Bergen and its neighbouring municipalities are currently experiencing an outbreak of both the UK variant and the South African variant of the coronavirus. They have therefore asked the Government to implement enhanced infection control measures.

  • Statement on Libya

    06/02/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'It's an important step for Libya today, as the dialogue forum Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) has elected an interim government. Norway looks forward to cooperating with the Government of national unity and appreciates the tireless efforts

  • Changes in the travel advice for countries and areas in the Nordic region

    05/02/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is maintaining its global advice against non-essential travel to all countries apart from those for which an exception has been made. The travel advice currently applies until 1 March 2021 and may be extended. Based

  • Changes among the political advisers

    05/02/2021 Press release The Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, the Crown Prince regent has appointed political adviser Saliba Andreas Korkunc as state secretary to Minister of Health and Care services Bent Høie.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    05/02/2021 Press release The Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, The Crown Prince Regent has made changes in the list of state secretaries.

  • Negative coronavirus test required before arrival in Svalbard

    04/02/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    The entry rules to Svalbard have been tightened. A negative test result from a coronavirus test taken in Norway within 24 hours before the scheduled departure time is now required. The test must have been taken on mainland Norway. All unnecessary