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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Uganda’s development threatened by corruption – Norwegian aid suspended

    26/11/2012 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norwegian aid to the Ugandan state has been suspended for an indefinite period. “It is particularly serious that the Office of the Prime Minister in Uganda is implicated in one of the most severe corruption cases involving Norwegian aid funds,” said

  • Health-care workers in conflict areas must be protected

    23/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Health-care workers must be better protected in areas of conflict such as Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Somalia. This was the main issue discussed today at the meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide and President

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    23/11/2012 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State the King has appointed Ms. Mette Nord, vice president of the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees, as state secretary to Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Mr. Norvald Mo, adviser at The

  • Serious situation in eastern Congo

    21/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am deeply concerned about the escalation of the conflict in eastern Congo and the reports that the M23 rebels have taken over Goma, the capital of North Kivu province. Norway condemns the M23’s attack on the civilian population and on the UN

  • Ceasefire in Gaza

    21/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    After a week of hostilities, it is very positive that the parties have agreed on a ceasefire,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Bombing of bus in Israel

    21/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I was shocked and appalled to hear the news of the terrorist attack on a bus in Tel Aviv today. I condemn this act of terrorism in the strongest possible terms,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Norway concerned about executions in Afghanistan

    21/11/2012 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “We are deeply concerned to hear that Afghan President Karzai has indicated that 16 convicted criminals are to be executed,” said State Secretary Gry Larsen.

  • The fight against the death penalty gains ground

    20/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Never before have so many UN member states supported the fight against the death penalty. “This is a very welcome development,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Higher expectations of corporate social responsibility

    20/11/2012 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    To an increasing extent, consumers, employees and investors are expecting companies to demonstrate corporate social responsibility. At the same time, companies are preparing to establish operations in countries that are undergoing political upheaval

  • Cote d’Ivoire’s remaining debt to Norway cancelled

    16/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Norwegian Government have agreed to cancel Cote d’Ivoire’s remaining debt to Norway of USD 32.7 million.

  • Norway concerned about civilian casualties in Gaza and Israel

    16/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The escalation of the violence is worrying, and any further escalation could have grave consequences. A great responsibility now rests on all parties to bring an end to the hostilities as quickly as possible,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen

  • Norway deplores first execution in Pakistan after four-year moratorium

    16/11/2012 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The execution of Mohammad Hussain on Thursday 15 November in Mianwali is a breach of the moratorium on executions that has been observed in Pakistan since the civilian government came to power in 2008. “This is a step backwards for Pakistan,”

  • Export of defence materiel from Norway in 2011

    16/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norwegian defence industry companies play an important role in value creation, and the export of defence materiel is continuing at a high level. The Government attaches importance to ensuring that the defence industry has good and predictable

  • Request for Information (RFI) regarding submarine capability beyond 2020 has been forwarded to shipyards

    16/11/2012 News story Ministry of Defence

    - Our current submarines will reach the end of their service life after 2020. I am therefore very pleased that the process that will eventually allow us to decide on how to best secure the continuation of a Norwegian submarine capability beyond this

  • Positive signals from Syrian opposition

    13/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    A range of Syrian opposition groups, including the Syrian National Council, reached agreement at the weekend on the formation of a broad coalition against President Assad.

  • Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony – accreditation and information

    13/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony will be held in Oslo City Hall on Monday 10 December at 13:00. The deadline for accreditation applications is 14:00 on Tuesday 27 November.

  • Norway concerned about use of violence in Gaza

    12/11/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The increasing use of violence in the south of Israel and in Gaza is cause for serious concern, and I urge all parties to refrain from new acts of violence,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Borten Moe visited Brookings

    12/11/2012 News story Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe last Friday gave a lecture on the Norwegian petroleum policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

  • Ready for a record-breaking Science Week 2012

    12/11/2012 News story Ministry of Education and Research

    The annual Transatlantic Science Week is a conference aimed at promoting collaboration between research, innovation, and educational institutions and organizations in the US and Norway.

  • U.S. Climate Policy - The Next Four Years

    09/11/2012 News story Ministry of the Environment

    Tuesday November 6th is election day in the United States. At this event we will explore the consequences of the election for U.S. climate policy. We have invited two renowned American experts to present their analysis and predictions.